Tue, Jan 2, 2018
Sharp decline in accidental deaths due to firearms
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Those who have dedicated themselves to overturning the Second Amendment cite reams of statistics to prove that firearms are a scourge that must be eliminated. One typical statistic often cited is the number of accidental deaths due to firearms.

Tue, Jan 2, 2018
Another bad California export: "ballot harvesting"
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There is a way an unscrupulous campaign operation could tip the electoral system in favor of a particular candidate or issue, and most voters would never know it happened. It's called "ballot harvesting." Never heard of it?

Tue, Jan 2, 2018
New changes in state taxes
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Even as the federal tax reform law takes effect, bringing with it lower tax bills for millions of Americans, states have been tinkering with their tax odes as well. In some cases, the results are tax increases, either for individuals or businesses.

Fri, Dec 29, 2017
2017 -- a very good year
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As the year winds down, it's worth a look back to discover that, yes, it was a very good year. We're not talking about politics -- your mileage may vary on that topic.

Thu, Dec 28, 2017
The American energy renaissance
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For years, environmentalists and the Democratic party have alleged that the only way for the U.S.

Wed, Dec 27, 2017
Adding more items to the congressional "to do" list
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The new tax reform law is a big achievement for congressional Republicans, including as it does a number of reforms that conservatives have long advocated.

Wed, Dec 27, 2017
California gun owners work around gun restrictions
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A flurry of new gun control laws go into effect in California on January first, some more draconian than others, but all intended to restrict

Tue, Dec 26, 2017
The investigation that really has DC on edge
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It's easy to toss aside the chatter about political troubles both at the FBI and inside special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election

Tue, Dec 26, 2017
How the tax reform law might affect your bottom line
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We've noted the major provisions in the new tax reform legislation. But what happens to individual taxpayers?

Fri, Dec 22, 2017
Corporations move to share some of their gains from tax cut
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There have been many questions about what corporations will do with the new provisions in the tax reform bill that reduce corporate rates, and create incentives for them to bring the billions of dollars they have parked overseas back to the United States.

Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Tax cut plan could lead to substantial economic growth
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With passage of a massive tax cut/reform bill (just in time for Christmas), the obvious questions are what the new law will do, and who will benefit?

Wed, Dec 20, 2017
President signs bill mandating sale of historic military firearms
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A victory for collectors of vintage military firearms, and common sense, as the President signs legislation that requires historic weapons to be made available for public sale.

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