By law, California high speed rail may be doomed to fail

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.

By |2018-12-04T17:13:06+00:00December 4th, 2018|Economy|Comments Off on By law, California high speed rail may be doomed to fail

Brown fiddled while California burned

Historians have found no conclusive evidence that the Emperor Nero was playing his lyre during Rome's great fire. He wasn't even in the city. Future historians will have no problem documenting that Governor Brown and the Greens chose ideology over effective forest management, fire fighting and prevention.

By |2018-11-20T11:24:34+00:00November 20th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Brown fiddled while California burned

California’s fires not climate

Governor Brown, if you are still searching for the anthropogenic link to California's tragic fires, we expect somewhere in the governor's mansion there’s probably a mirror.

By |2018-11-20T08:11:04+00:00November 16th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on California’s fires not climate

CFACT Billboard — “Insane Electricity Prices Ahead!”

California's mistaken new energy law spells trouble for everyone. As business flees, the politicians in Sacramento are going to want to inflict the same burdens on the rest of us to "make things fair." This energy-wound is self inflicted. California should adopt a wiser course and others should avoid repeating their mistake.

By |2018-09-18T14:09:36+00:00September 18th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on CFACT Billboard — “Insane Electricity Prices Ahead!”

Side events with consequences

Businesses get saddled with burdensome mandates, consumers pay higher prices, and economies flounder. Even worse, such measures often take their toll on those who can afford it least – namely the poor.

By |2018-09-17T16:18:51+00:00September 17th, 2018|Climate, Energy|Comments Off on Side events with consequences

Gore calls for centrally planned civilization in San Francisco

"We have to make the decarbonization of the global economy the central organizing principle of human civilization," said former Vice President Al Gore at a San Francisco forum organized in conjunction with Governor Brown's "Global Climate Action Summit."

By |2018-09-14T22:10:40+00:00September 14th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on Gore calls for centrally planned civilization in San Francisco
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