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Reparations: A Financially Unrealistic Proposal That Will Bankrupt California

Reparations: A Financially Unrealistic Proposal That Will Bankrupt California Wayne Winegarden February 2024 With the introduction of its first set of reparations bills, the California legislature is officially considering the recommendations of the California Reparations Report from the state Reparations ...

Small-Molecule Price Controls Are Short-Sighted

There’s never been a better time to get lung cancer in the United States. That may sound morbid. But this deadliest of cancers appears to be losing a bit of its punch. The combination of smoking reduction, increased screening, and pharmaceutical advancements ...

Is government homeless spending really making a difference?

Inconsistencies Plague Sacramento’s Latest Homeless Count

Sometimes, when something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  This can be especially true when it comes to data being touted in government reports. Take China’s government economic data, for example.  The Chinese Communist machine routinely manipulates ...

Read the latest on the CA home insurance crisis

Another California crisis that can be solved with state officials getting out of the way

California’s home insurance market is deeply troubled. A former insurance commissioner said it’s “in chaos.” Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara calls it “a real crisis.” Using more colorful language, the president of a Los Angeles agency told The San Francisco Standard that ...

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Why Bernie Sanders’ Ozempic crusade is misguided

Wouldn’t it be nice if we didn’t have to pay for the things we want? That’s the long and short of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ ...

Spending Watch: More Debt Is More Taxes

As a recent Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll confirms, this approach is out of step with “most Californians (56%) [who] would prefer to ...
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WATCH: Are Crime and Homelessness Shifting San Francisco Right?

Do recent election results show a rightward shift in San Francisco? Join Free Cities Center’s Steven Greenhut as he visits the City by the Bay ...

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