Category Archives: California

My Fourth Published Short Story Is Now Live

I’m happy to announce that Issue 8 of Plasma Frequency Magazine is now live with my fourth published story, “Spirals and Starways”. You can find it here. I look forward to hearing your feedback! Advertisements

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My Third Published Short Story Is Now Live

I’m happy to announce that Issue 24 of NewMyths.com is now live with my third published story, “Cerebral Vortex“. You can read it online for free here.

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Remembering Jay on Memorial Day 2013

Every Memorial Day, I believe it is my duty to honor the sacrifice of my friend, Jay. As the world changes and the years fade, it is important that those who remain never forget. Jay exemplifies that long gray line … Continue reading

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My 2012 Voting Guide for California’s Propositions

Today I’m filling out my absentee ballot for the 2012 election. In the process, I have decided to offer my own recommendations for how a rational Republican should vote on California’s various propositions this year. Moreover, I’ve compared my recommendations … Continue reading

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The End of an Era: The Final Flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour

September 21st may have marked the end of an era for America’s manned space program. The space shuttle Endeavour flew a final victory lap over California. The pictures above and below show the shuttle passing over Alcatraz and by the … Continue reading

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Romney Visits Solyndra

What’s worse, a private equity firm that invests millions of dollars for sophisticated private investors in a company that ultimately fails, or a government program that allocates tax payer dollars along with investors who are also major campaign donors to … Continue reading

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Remembering Jay Again on Memorial Day

It is not just on Memorial Day that I am reminded of Jay’s sacrifice for his country. However, it is on Memorial Day that I find it appropriate to remind others of his honorable life, which was underscored by his … Continue reading

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The Left’s Cognitive Dissonance on Race

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”                                  –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continue reading

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After the Rain

Sometimes it helps to take a break from politics to enjoy nature’s splendor. In this picture taken today, a double rainbow appears over Mount Diablo.

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Taxes: Fairness Is Not the Problem, Complexity Is

When TurboTax spit out the estimated amount of our federal and California income tax refund would be this year, I nearly soiled myself. I was flabbergasted.

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