America Is a Mess, and Baby Boomers Should Own It

One of the more popular books in America is Bruce Cannon Gibney's "A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America." Certainly, millennials love it.   "The irony is that boomers criticize millennials for being snowflakes...

Want a Powerful Economy? Support the DREAM Act.

The final day for an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, was set to be Monday, March 5. In 2017, President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced they would shut down the program. However, immigran...

Walters: Democratic Hopefuls Long on Ideas, Short on Revenue

In today’s CALmatters piece, Dan Walters discusses the outcome of a forum, hosted by the San Francisco Chronicle (full video of forum within article), for the Democratic candidates in next year’s gubernatorial election. As Walters notes, each candidate made...

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...