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Tax Proposals Rising in California Again

By admin / January 16, 2020

Back in 2008, a California Socialist activist was gathering signatures in an attempt to impose a state wealth tax on the ballot that would have imposed a new 35% income surtax on top of the Federal income tax. He realized that people would flee the state, so the solution was to impose an exit tax, […]

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Is California the Worst Economic Nightmare in the USA?

By admin / August 15, 2019

QUESTION: Marty, Whenever you refer to California Dreaming, my blog post from a few years back, I cannot help but smile. Thank you for your chart on the California economy. Does this represent most states? Does this represent the state of the U.S. economy? What states are actually growing? Yes, I agree with you that […]

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Trump v California – the Sanctuary State

By admin / April 18, 2019

The battle over illegal aliens in the United States will really make your head spin. In 2017, California passed a “sanctuary state” law that limits cooperation between local authorities and federal immigration officials. Trump has stated that it remains an option for his administration to dump undocumented immigrants in “sanctuary cities,” namely send them all to […]

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California Hands Retired Employees Checks in Excess of $400,000 + Pensions

By admin / March 13, 2019

Most employers provide vacation and sick leave. However, most employers do not allow sick days to roll over from one year to the next. The norm is to often cap at a certain number of days or hours. In the private sector, most employers do not allow employees to accumulate sick leave. Paid sick leave is part […]

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California to Tax Anything & Everything They Can Think Of

By admin / March 3, 2019

COMMENT: Marty, You have to help us out here. California tried to tax text messages. The feds stopped that. Now, LA county wants to tax Uber and lyft. They’re already taxing us, I think, for mosquito control. The mosquito control only hands out info too. It does no real work. This is crazy. Everywhere in California, […]

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Does California Have the Right to Watch You Shower?

By admin / June 15, 2018

  Governor Gerry Brown made it a violation of law to shower and do laundry on the same day. The purpose of this law is to  “help California be better prepared for future droughts and the effects of climate change.” The limit will be 55 gallons of water per day. If you exceed that, there will be […]

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Currency v Language

By admin / January 12, 2017

QUESTION: Do language and currencies move in line with each other? Is language a leading indicator to currency i.e. Spanish in California. Will they create their own currency if they separate from the states? ANSWER: There is a direct link between currency and language. When I was doing interviews in Europe, I explained the euro would […]