By Ronald Stein It has been 10 years since passage of California Proposition 1A the High-Speed Rail Act that approved the $9.95 billion bond, a down payment on a high-speed rail project that was optimistically estimated by proponents at that time to cost $40 billion. Today, the California high-speed rail cost may approach $100 billion. Public enthusiasm is obviously dwindling.
Suddenly, a great miracle happened! Beginning around 1800, health, prosperity and life expectancy began to climb … slowly but inexorably at first, then more rapidly and dramatically. Today, the average American lives longer, healthier and better than even royalty did a mere century ago. How did this happen? What was suddenly present that had been absent before, to cause this incredible transformation?
By John Thoming Almond milk, as well as soy milk and other such products, have been on the market for decades. So, why the sudden interest in tripping up California’s almond farmers with an unfair and ill-conceived regulation?
According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, four of the world’s ten largest market cap corporations are Silicon Valley companies and two of the remaining ten largest are Chinese information tech companies. How does that power impact civil liberties?
A new book analyzes America's near-total foreign dependency for critical minerals – and offers solutions.
By Mark Murphy Even before enactment, anticipation of passage spurred investments, jobs and growth.
By John Shanahan Who is helping to create a better world? Who is determined to hold everyone back?
Amazing growth – while protecting environment, health and welfare from actual threats.
That a lot of people need and would happily buy larger, stronger and more powerful vehicles is simply not allowed under the Cafe scheme.
From energy and spending, to climate and debate – silencing all dissenting voices is essential.
What happens to entry-level jobs when government policy raises the cost of hiring?