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Bye, Bye, Private Prisons

From “Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrants” Way to go California! Now we need to remove the profit motive for health insurance companies.  More and more people WITH HEALTH INSURANCE are being denied healthcare in the name of “corporate profits.” We…

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Turning To The Sun

From the LA Times, California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up Here’s the deal: California farmers are running out of water, thanks to global warming. But, they may be able to overcome that by investing in solar panels and selling energy instead of food. So, in the end, it is a…

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Laws and Measles

So here is a perfectly expect-able story. It turns out that if you pass laws requiring parents to vaccinate their children, disease rates drop. Whoa. Who’d a’ thought it? This current piece of obvious common sense comes from California. According to the LA Times, California has been largely spared the current measles outbreak. Why? Well,…

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CA Pet Stores Just Offer Rescued Pets

Here’s a sweet story for a new year. Time is reporting that California has become the first state to require pet stores to sell only “rescue” pets. Notes the article, “The new law, titled AB 485, is an effort to crack down on puppy mills. Starting on Jan 1. 2019, California pet shops will only…

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Part III: Policy and the Trump Effect

Editor’s note: This is the third in a three part series on Julia Peacock, Candidate for California’s 42nd Congressional District For me, one of the saddest aspects of Trump’s candidacy and election is the meanness that enveloped citizens in the U.S. and its effect on the most vulnerable. After the election, Julia Peacock went to…

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Part II: Education, Betsy DeVos, and Those Pesky Bears

Editor’s Note: this is the second in a three part series on Julia Peacock, who is running California’s 42nd Congressional District. Sadly, many people prefer to treat troubled youth as disposable children. But, there are individuals like Julia Peacock, who realize that a positive influence in their lives can have an enormous beneficial impact. She…

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