California

Publications

, American Spectator
California’s War on Cars
Steven Greenhut

On a trip back from the rugged Mendocino coast, we were fortunate enough to reach California State Route 37, which meanders along the north side of San Pablo Bay from Marin County to the Interstate…

, The American Spectator
Reagan Country Turns Blue
Steven Greenhut

When I moved to Orange County in the mid-1990s, it was still the most Republican county, in raw numbers, in the United States. Virtually anyone with serious political ambition there ran as a…

Yes, America, we face a white-nationalist threat
Steven Greenhut

As the cliché goes, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” I’m a gun-rights supporter and own some legally purchased and properly stored firearms, and they are no threat to anything…

, The American Spectator
Trump Off the Ballot? Newsom Confirms Critics’ Fears
Steven Greenhut

Say what you will about former Gov. Jerry Brown, but he did in fact govern as an adult. He spent too much money and promoted boondoggles such as the bullet train and a twin tunnel project that would…

Dismal debates over who will spend us into oblivion
Steven Greenhut

The idea that “deficits don’t matter” has been growing among Trump-supporting Republicans now that the president has agreed to a budget-busting spending deal. If you don’t know what’s…

, The Aspen Institute
Flying This Summer? You Deserve Independent Regulators
Steven Greenhut

From The Aspen Institute:

You shouldn’t need a costly license to shampoo someone’s head.

, The American Spectator
California’s Toxic Brew
Steven Greenhut

Everyone who has visited the Happiest Place on Earth has been greeted by this not-so-joyful sign: “WARNING: The Disneyland Resort contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause…

, American Spectator
Rat Story Is a California Allegory
Steven Greenhut

As the state’s rodent population explodes, California officials are limiting the use of rat poison and trying to ban everyone from using it.
It was one of the most absurd stories of California’s…

As politics are shaken up, a peace coalition emerges
Steven Greenhut

After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 turned into a mess that led to an immense loss of life and years of violent havoc in the Middle East, the war’s backers flippantly declared that…

, The American Spectator
Public Servants Or The Public’s Masters?
Steven Greenhut

California’s cities, counties, and public agencies have secured a record tax windfall in recent years, as property tax collections soar, yet they continue to cry poor-mouth. There’s not enough…