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    Canceled: Loyal Obama Supporters Lose Their Health Insurance Plan

    Every day, it’s becoming clear that no one in the individual insurance market (who bought a plan after Obamacare passed) is safe from the dreaded cancellation notices. Such was the case recently for “cradle Democrats” and self-described Obama supporters Lee Hammack and his wife, JoEllen Brothers. According to ProPublica, the … More

    Regulation Happy in San Francsico

    San Francisco is leading the way for questionable cell phone regulations that will cause a cost and a headache for retailers around the city. The first ever cell phone radiation law recently took effect, and now the city is being sued on First Amendment grounds. The trade group behind the … More

    San Fran Leaders Attack Pregnancy Centers That Don't Offer Abortion

    City leaders in San Francisco have launched an attack on local pregnancy care centers, alleging that they engage in false advertising by leading women to believe they provide abortions at their clinics. City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Malia Cohen introduced legislation last week that would make it illegal for … More

    San Francisco Gives a Tax Break to Keep Twitter in Town

    When faced with losing one of the most brilliant companies in the country, Twitter, even San Francisco can have a moment of revelation regarding tax policy. Burdened with heavy California taxation—and San Francisco’s on top of that—Twitter presented a letter to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors giving them an … More

    Low-Flush Toilets: The San Francisco Treat?

    San Francisco’s environmentally friendly low-flush toilets are doing what they’re supposed to do: save water. The toilets reduced the city’s annual water use by 20 million gallons, but they have had the unintended consequence of causing sewage problems. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Skimping on toilet water has resulted in … More

    Ruled by Professors on the Meaning of Marriage?

    This week in a federal district courtroom in San Francisco, the trial that could alter the future of the institution of marriage came to an end.  The closing arguments featured prominent national attorneys seeking to answer 39 final questions framed by the presiding judge, Vaughn Walker. At issue is the … More

    Outside the Beltway: Sacridelicious in San Francisco

    Addressing The Question of Global Warming, physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson recently wrote in The New York Review of Books: There is a worldwide secular religion which we may call environmentalism, holding that we are stewards of the earth, that despoiling the planet with waste products of our luxurious living … More

    The Fog of Climate 'Science'

    In 2009, environmentalists were sure global warming was the reason California’s Bay Area fog was increasing.  Now they’re saying global warming is making the fog go away—indicating that the science may not be as “settled” as some seem to think. Gateway Pundit noted that in 2009, The San Francisco Chronicle … More

    The Left's Sure Fire Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions: Less People

    On Tuesday of this week, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom announced that according to a study by the city’s Department of the Environment, San Francisco had cut greenhouse gas emissions by 8 percent between 2000 and 2005. Which sounds impressive until you begin to look at what is really happening … More

    Law and Order in Blue State America

    On June 22, Tony Bologna and his four sons were driving home to San Francisco from a family picnic in Fairfield. When Bologna inadvertently blocked an intersection with his Honda Civic, he tried to reverse his car so that a gray-blue Chrysler could get by. When Bologna did not move … More