Cascade of California Municipal Bankruptcy Has Begun
The city of San Bernardino, CA has, as expected, filed for bankruptcy following Mammoth Lakes and Stockton into municipal bankruptcy
California Ignores Growing Public Pension Crisis
The two major California public pension funds have a combined unfunded liability of about $72 billion yet, Gov. Brown just postponed reform.
Libor Rate Fixing Scandal Swindles Trillions for Banks
The Libor rate fixing scandal may seem remote from everyday life, but millions of people have been cheated out of money because of it.
Roseanne Barr Brings Attention to Green Party Presidential...
Roseanne Barr, famous for her 1980's sitcom "Roseanne," is bringing much needed media attention to the Green Party presidential race
Top Wind Power States? Guess Again... - Independent Voter...
South Dakota uses wind power to produce 22% of its power. Iowa was next with 19%. The top 10 states are equally red and blue.
Unemployment Lowest in the Rural Heartland
With a few exceptions, the lowest unemployment rates are in the heartland. This certainly contradicts accepted beliefs.
The Innocence Project: Freeing The Unjustly Imprisoned
The Innocence Project uses modern DNA testing to free those who have been wrongfully imprisoned. It has helped release over 250 inmates
California Water Wars Spotlight: Colorado River
Seven western states get substantial amounts of water from the Colorado River, rightfully known as the most litigated river on the planet.
California Water Wars Spotlight: Imperial Valley Water Rights...
The Imperial Valley gets 20% of all the water from the Colorado River and produces 80% of the country's winter vegetables.
High Speed Rail Zombie Lurches On - Independent Voter Network...
Plans for California High Speed Rail are hugely over budget at almost $100 billion. Funding barely exists. The new plan may violate laws.
Renewable Energy Needs Grow As San Onofre Nuclear Plant...
In the wake of Fukushima, Germany, Japan, and Scotland are moving away from nuclear power towards renewable energy. Germany plans to shut down their 17 nuclear reactors and replace them with wind and solar power.
California Water Wars Spotlight: MWD, The 800 lb Gorilla...
The MWD is the biggest supplier of treated water in the United States. It delivers an average of 1.7 billion gallons of water daily to 17 million people.
Supreme Court Hearings on Health Care Reform Kick Off
The US Supreme Court will hold hearings this week on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obama's health care reform.
California Water Wars Spotlight: Sacramento Delta
The Sacramento Delta supplies water to the Central Valley and Southern California. This conflicts with their fishing and agriculture.
Wordpress. Jetpack bloated, slow.
When does blocking development hurt more than help?
Business interests have long complained that California's onerous rules and permit processes make it difficult for development to occur,
The Creepy-State cometh. Congress tries to outlaw dissent...
Cadiz plan highlights magnitude of California water problems...
Cadiz Inc. of Los Angeles is proposing an ambitious, controversial water transfer and storage plan that, regardless of its advantages or problems, demonstrates the seriousness of California's water problem.
Arizona becoming a leader in renewable energy
The transition away from coal to renewable energy in Arizona is underway, as it has huge solar and wind energy potential waiting to be used.