Category Archives: Gas Tax

The California gas tax and the outrageous tactics to keep it

By Jon Coupal | A few weeks ago this column addressed the issue of polling and how it can be manipulated and, even when it is not manipulated, how wrong it can be.  Still, candidates, consultants and the media do … Continue reading

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Newman recall organizer Carl DeMaio’s final interview on KFI before the election

Carl DeMaio, organizer of the campaign to recall Sen. Josh Newman, did his final pre-election interview yesterday on KFI Radio with talk show hosts John and Ken. The interview is at the beginning of this audio file and lasts about 10 … Continue reading

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Video of Bruce Whitaker on the John and Ken Show

In case you weren’t able to find his comments on the four-hour audio file previously posted, here is the interview with Bruce in two short video clips, thanks to Shaky Hand Productions: PART 1 PART 2

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Listen to yesterday’s ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ on KFI Radio

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken broadcast a four-hour pre-election ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ from the Ayres Hotel in Orange. You can listen to the entire show below this photo. As guests, they had several candidates … Continue reading

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Battle over gas-tax hike intensifies

By Dan Walters, CALmatters | A measure to repeal California’s hefty new increases in taxes and fees on motorists, more than $5 billion a year, is awaiting signature verification for a place on November’s ballot. However, it’s already an issue … Continue reading

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Duplicitous Sen. Josh Newman speaks against transparency pricing at the gas pump, then votes FOR it when it became clear the bill would fail

By Ronald Stein | Californians now pay as much as $1.00 more per gallon of fuel than the rest of the country. Shouldn’t the motoring public know why? A bill in the California Legislature to do just that was Senate Bill … Continue reading

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Nearly one million signatures submitted to repeal the gas tax hike

By Sal Rodriguez, Orange County Register | On Monday, April 30, proponents of a measure to repeal gas tax increases rammed through the California Legislature last year with Senate Bill 1 submitted 940,000 signatures in an effort to place the … Continue reading

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Thursday’s John and Ken show: gas tax repeal, Newman recall

Thursday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken broadcast live from the Phoenix Club Restaurant’s parking lot in Anaheim. It was a final push for signatures to repeal the gas tax, and an update on the campaign to … Continue reading

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Listen now to John and Ken live on KFI

They’re currently broadcasting live in Anaheim, gathering the final signatures needed for the initiative to repeal the gas tax. Listen now: The show is on the air until 6:00 pm. Or if you want to stop by to see the … Continue reading

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John and Ken will be broadcasting live in Anaheim on Thursday

This Thursday (April 5) KFI Radio’s John and Ken will be broadcasting live from The Phoenix Club Restaurant parking lot in Anaheim (see map below). This is a final round-up of signatures to repeal the gas tax and a major … Continue reading

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