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California is taxed enough without Republican tax reform

[EDITOR'S NOTE: We received feedback that was critical of Jon Coupal's pro-GOP tax reform column posted here on Monday, so we hereby post the opposite view which has also been expressed by three California members of Congress -- Dana Rohrabacher … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: John and Ken’s ‘Repeal the Gas Tax Show’ broadcast live from Orange

KFI Radio’s talk show hosts John and Ken will be broadcasting live tomorrow from the Ayres Hotel in Orange to kick off signature gathering for the initiative to repeal the gas tax. You can stop by between 2:00 and 6:00 … Continue reading

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A crucial pension reform Congress must enact

By John Moorlach | Regardless of what else is done, here’s the missing piece Congress and President Trump must add to the tax reform they’re working on: public-employee pension reform. What good is it if you get $500 in tax … Continue reading

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California Realtors launch ballot drive to expand Prop. 13 for senior homeowners

By Jeff Collins, Orange County Register | An overhaul of Proposition 13, California’s landmark tax-control measure, could go before state voters next year under a plan adopted last month by the California Association of Realtors. The trade group is launching … Continue reading

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California taxpayers aren’t thankful for much, but there is hope in Republican tax reform

By Jon Coupal | In this season of Thanksgiving, please don’t blame battered taxpayers if they pause when asked for what are they grateful. Considering the punishment being dished out to working Californians and the middle class by the Legislature … Continue reading

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Fullerton City Hall is closed today for the four-day Thanksgiving weekend

City Hall Closure Dates 2017 January – 1*, 2*, 13, 27 February – 10, 20*, 24 March – 10, 24 April – 7, 21 May – 5, 19, 29* June – 2, 16, 30 July – 4*, 14, 28 August – 11, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Signature gathering to repeal the gas tax will begin on Nov. 30

Carl DeMaio was on the John and Ken Show again Monday to provide an update on the initiative to repeal the gas tax: John and Ken will be kicking off the signature-gathering effort with a live broadcast at the Ayres … Continue reading

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The speech that got JFK killed?

In addressing the American Newspaper Publishers Association in 1961, John F. Kennedy spoke of “a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy” that seeks to rule the world and whose “dissenters are silenced.” The young president, who would be silenced by an assassin’s … Continue reading

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California should be able to reduce public employees’ pension benefits, Jerry Brown argues

By Adam Ashton | Gov. Jerry Brown got most of what he wanted when he carried a proposal to shore up the state’s underfunded public employee pension plans by trimming benefits for new workers. Five years later, he’s in court … Continue reading

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