Assemblyman Voepel Opposes Cap-and-Trade Extension

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SACRAMENTO – Today, State Assemblymember Randy Voepel (Santee) released the following statement opposing Governor Brown’s proposed extension of California’s cap-and-trade program: “I will be voting no on any extension of cap-and-trade. The proposals currently under discussion only lead to additional tax increases on California drivers and families. The winners of cap-and-trade have been the coastal elites who are willing to “go green” …

Supreme Court Refuses to Take Peruta Case Against Sheriff Gore’s “Good Cause” Policies

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The Supreme Court refused to hear the NRA/CRPA’s “Peruta” lawsuit against San Diego’s Sheriff Gore. The reason for the Supreme Court’s decision is not important. It is important to understand what their decision means. The NRA/CRPA’s lawsuit leaves us with an En Banc decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals stating there is no constitutional right to bear arms …

The Second Amendment Doesn’t Apply To African-Americans…

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#BlackGunOwnersMatter Second Amendment activists love to point out the racist origins of gun control, but do we practice what we preach? 1- A law-abiding citizen was pulled over in a routine traffic stop; his tail light was out.  The police officer approached the vehicle and the law abiding citizen (who had a license-to-carry) informed the policeman, in front of his girlfriend …

Can Republicans Break Up The Democratic Coalition ?

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While it was fun to #LaughMyOssoff last night about the Democrats’ expensive (and failed) attempt to #Flipthe6th , here is a message for Republicans–this loss just hardened #TheResistance activists. I believe that #TheResistance message is wrong–it offends Americans and tries to balkanize the American electorate.   #TheResistance would do well to look within the Democratic Party rather than to blame voters …

Shooting aftermath: Do we need to reconsider our relationship with politics?

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 5 Comments

Yesterday, following the shooting in the DC area, a “friend” posted on Facebook, “I guess that’s one way to open Republican seats…” I assume he thought his comment was both humorous and somehow appropriate. Therein lies at least some of the tragedy. Can you imagine following the 2012 Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, anyone making a “joke” about that being …