Only Russia Can Stop Middle East Meltdown Involving Israel

The 7-year-old Syrian civil war is entering a phase that could put Israel on a collision course with the Iranian-Syrian-Hezbollah axis and a Middle East meltdown, according to the Crisis Group, a think tank/advocacy organization. The think tan...

Politics 101: Promotions for Bettencourt, Sumpter

It is a quiet week on the political front with the Thanksgiving holiday. Here are some short items of note: Bettencourt Appointed to Trump Administration Aubrey Bettencourt, outspoken farm advocate and executive director of the California Water Alliance,...

GOP Tax Reform Bill Cuts Green Energy Subsidies

By Erin Mundahl During the Obama administration, America’s energy began to get both greener and cleaner. The unexpected fracking boom created a glut of cheap natural gas, which many utilities...

Walters: California Continues to Binge on Taxes

When the Trump administration announced their tax reform plan a few weeks ago, one of the most controversial changes proposed was the elimination of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. This deduction, whi...