Donald R. McClarey

A Story You Won’t Be Hearing About

  “This is a criminal illegal alien with prior criminal activity that should have been reported to ICE. We were prohibited, law enforcement was prohibited, because of sanctuary laws, and that led to the encounter with Officer Singh.” Sheriff Adam

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Donald R. McClarey

California Commissars

All one party states have a strong tendency to tyranny.  Case in point:   SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California is considering creating a “fake news” advisory group in order to monitor information posted and spread on social media. Senate Bill 1424

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Donald R. McClarey

New California

Time for a new Bear Flag Revolt!     I can see how this would tie in with Calexit.  A joke now, it may become less of a joke as time goes on, especially if Trump wins re-election in 2020.

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Lefties Eat Their Own

    The fact that some of the far left is completely deranged is beginning to penetrate through to those on the left not quite as barking mad.  A case in point is a letter sent out by the Democrats

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January 12, 1847: Treaty of Campo de Cahuenga

Also known as the Capitulation of Campo de Cahuenga, it brought to a close fighting in Alta California during the Mexican War.  Widely praised at the time for its liberal terms, the treaty promised equal rights for Mexicans residing in

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Muslim Appreciation Month

    Coming soon to a state near you.  The California Assembly has designated August Muslim Appreciation Month.  Here is the text of the resolution:   WHEREAS, Freedom of religion holds distinction as a cherished right and a foundational value upon

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Apostle of California

(Apparently Pope Francis is going to canonize Father Serra during his visit to the US this year.  Finally!  Time to repost this post that ran in 2011.)     By the 18th Century Spain’s glory days were in her past,

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Calibortion

      While most other states are tightening their abortion laws, California is in the process of allowing non-physicians to perform abortions:   Ed Morrissey at Hot Air gives us the details: Remember, of course, that this is all

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I am Shocked! Shocked!

In the Age of Obama, California under Governor Moonbeam is a reliable predictor of where the nation is headed:  Bankruptcy. On Tuesday, California released a report that revealed state tax revenues have plummeted even further below Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D)

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A Change of Heart on Secession

Those who have been reading me for some time know my feelings on secession. So you will be surprised to learn that I have had a change of heart. No I am not now of the opinion that states should

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What is Harvey Milk Day?

Save California has released an informational video explaining all of the details conveniently left out by the Kulturkampf Jihadists otherwise known as Liberals/Progressives and ACLU in celebrating high-risk sex by exposing it to innocent five year old children in California’s

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Not So Fast…

A Panel of the 9th Circuit has surprisingly issued a wise decision, deciding to allow Proposition 8 to remain in place while the 9th Circuit considers its constitutionality. This was undoubtedly the right decision. It makes no sense to force

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California Nightmaring

In a remarkably good article here at newgeography, Joel Kotkin details how California has been transformed from the Golden State to the state most likely to go bankrupt.  He sums up his argument as follows: What went so wrong? The

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Culture War

People justly tire of the term “culture war” and find themselves asking, like the philosopher Rodney King, “Can’t we all just get along?” And yet watching the disparate reactions to yesterday’s Federal Court ruling overturning California’s Proposition 8 (for now)

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It's About the Children. Seriously.

I must confess that today’s judicial ruling out of California which overturned Proposition 8 has riled me up, suprisingly so. I heard about the ruling while listening to the livestream of a tech podcast in which one of the three

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Proposition 8 Struck Down, For The Time Being

By now I’m sure you all know that Proposition 8 was struck down by a federal judge. Who knows what will happen on appeal. There is much to be said, but I want to focus on one narrow and possibly

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Political Miscellania 6/24/10

A roundup of recent political news. 1.  Nikki Haley, see the above video, crushed her opponent in the runoff 65-35.  She survived bizzare accusations of infidelity, attacks on whether she is a Christian, her parents are Sikh immigrants, and outright

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Texas, Textbooks, the Washington Post and Ann Althouse

The Left in this country has been having a hissy fit over conservatives on the Texas State School Board amending the social studies standards in that state.  For example, California State Senator Leland Yee (D. San Francisco) has introduced a bill

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Are We All Greeks Now?

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  Another fine econ 101 video from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity.   Government debt is rapidly becoming the major issue of our time, both here and abroad.  The welfare states erected throughout the world

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Mickey Kaus: Democrat With a Difference

Mickey Kaus, blogger and writer, is running against Barbara Boxer in the Senate primary in California.  I have read with enjoyment his KausFiles for years.  Alas, Mr. Kaus is not pro-life.  If he were, I could imagine myself possibly voting

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Pro-Lifers Invade the Pro-Abortion City of San Francisco

Recently the City of San Francisco got to experience a peaceful and powerful Pro-Life march on January 23.  In what is being billed as the largest gathering of Pro-Lifers in San Francisco ever, an estimated 40,000 volunteers from all ages,

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California R.I.P.

As California continues on a course that may well end in bankruptcy, the indispensable Iowahawk decides to give us a sneak peek of the future California funeral here.  Any relation between California’s funeral and the funeral of a pop singer

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California Legislature Calls for Prop 8 to be Thrown Out

According to an email update just out from Bill May of Catholics For The Common Good (not to be confused with “Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good”), the California State Senate passed on Monday resolution SR7, a non-binding resolution

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Marriage Looks to Win in California

While there is generally little to rejoice at in the results of yesterdays elections, there is a glimmer of light on the West Coast for those who believe in Christianity and Western Culture: As of this morning California Proposition 8,

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Defend Marriage. Defend Life. Protect the Future.

Readers in California, please don’t forget that as you attempt to chose a pro-Life candidate for President of the US you are also being called to defend marriage by voting Yes on Proposition 8. Whether they are beloved friends, co-workers or relatives,

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