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05 June 2017

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Scott Obermuller

Looking just a bit farther afield, read the article from the Guardian about a fellow who represents a good possibility to be your next governor.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/05/gavin-newsom-governor-election-silicon-valley-robots
He understands the looming abyss between folks who have the skills to be employed and the masses who have no hope of employment of any sort.
“I really feel intensely that the tech community needs to begin not just to solve these business problems but to begin to solve societal problems with the same kind of disruptive energy that they put behind developing the latest app.”
I'm sure he really believes that somehow 'tech' will solve societies problems if combined with big government.
Of course, universal basic income and taxing companies who replace humans with 'robots' came up and Gavin is 'not opposed' to either idea although he later admits - “I’m struggling to figure it out,” he said. “So I don’t have the damn answer.”
Oh, I'm pretty sure the govt will have an answer.
Look around at the large cities controlled by Dems for the last few decades and you see the 'answer'.
Enjoy Nevada County while you can. I think the main reason your leftist neighbors don't want growth is they don't want any of what California is becoming. They support Brown in inviting hordes of poor, uneducated folk from all over the world to live in Cal but they really don't want them in Nevada County. They really just want Nevada County to be a closed, gated community sans fences and gates that are visible.

Paul Emery

George

Just a reminder that it's the Republicans that are leading the charge to discourage legal Marijuana cultivation as source of income for rural Nevada County families.

Gregory

From the Lamphier piece:
"Take police services. Taxes from new homes/homeowners pay proportionately for the increased need but think of it this way: If 1,000 homes require 20 police officers to deal with 1,000 crimes a year, 2,000 homes may require 40 police officers to deal with 2,000 crimes per year. Ah, the magic of numbers! The crime rate stays the same but the total number of crimes doubles."

Ah, the magic of numbers indeed.

"If 1,000 homes require 20 police officers to deal with 1,000 crimes a year"...

One cop per 50 homes is the example Lamphier comes up with, and every home on average being the scene of a crime needing investigation every year? Glad he isn't my neighbor.

Scott Obermuller

Gregory - I think Lamphier is thinking about the kind of folks the governor wants to flood the state with. As I stated above, the left in Nevada County really, really don't want to have 'that sort' of folk in their midst. Compare the 'diversity' of Nevada County with the rest of the state. And the left in Nevada County wants to keep it that way.

rl crabb

Meanwhile, the Great Conservative Experiment runs out of steam, proving that not enough taxes is just as destructive as too many... https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/06/07/kansas-republicans-raise-taxes-rebuking-their-gop-governors-real-live-experiment-in-conservative-policy/?utm_term=.8d7689204901

George Rebane

rlcrabb 1241pm - ... corroborating once more that the Laffer curve lives. However, methinks your obit for the Great Conservative Experiment is a bit early. Remember that most politicians of all stripes are not all that clever; even GOP politicos can panic and scuttle back to the perceived safety of 'let's just increase taxes'.

Gregory

"Brownback’s budget remedy dramatically hikes KPERS’ unfunded liability"
http://cjonline.com/news/local/2017-01-12/brownback-s-budget-remedy-dramatically-hikes-kpers-unfunded-liability

That doesn't sound all that fiscally conservative to me.

It appears the Brownback budget had a lot in common with the Brown budgets in California, with "Basic services" being easier to cut than public employee pay and benefits.

Todd Juvinall

Comey's Statement available this is from the January Dinner

"Near the end of our dinner, the President returned to the subject of my job, saying he was very glad I wanted to stay, adding that he had heard great things about me from Jim Mattis, Jeff Sessions, and many others. He then said, “I need loyalty.” I replied, “You will always get honesty from me.” He paused and then said, “That’s what I want, honest loyalty.” I paused, and then said, “You will get that from me.” n ow. Here is the part about "loyalty"

"

Todd Juvinall

His full statement/

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/06/07/comey-to-testify-that-trump-sought-loyalty-asked-to-lift-russia-cloud.html

Todd Juvinall

Oops, here it is

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/06/07/ex-fbi-director-james-comey-statement-for-record-to-senate-intelligence-committee.html

Bill Tozer

Speaking of Mr.No Contest's piece in The Union, The Union itself, and the wet dream for the Socialist living in our midst, did anybody catch the line where the rubber finally meets the road? Every problem has a solution. Or, as an old Chinese Proverb found in a fortune cookie says, "If there is no solution, there is no problem.

The money quote:
"The county will fill the gap from different sources, including its own fund balance and roads fund."

Geeze, why call it a road fund. Call it what it is: The slush fund.

http://www.theunion.com/news/local-news/nevada-county-supervisors-hear-about-possible-repurcussions-of-aca-changes-on-county-budget/

Bill Tozer

Scott @ 10:43 pm, June 5

I can see why Dr. Ben Carso was your man. To be candid, he was my #1 first choice as well when the field was 17-19 candidates on the R side....until he sunk like a rock when asked about that foreign policy stuff. Dr. Carson is a good man, but too nice of a fellow to take on the jaws of the Clinton Machine that leaves only wreckage, carnage, and death in its wake. The times called for The Street Fighting Man to pulverize My Gal, to wipe her off the map....along with everyone else. And all this time I thought you were/are a Ted Cruz guy. Always learning something.

Yep, my meager comment above is one topic. The post being Progressives' True Colors Reexamined.

https://www.facebook.com/DrBenscarson/photos/a.407324206110501.1073741828.279165742259682/821014374741480/?type=3&theater

Another one
https://www.facebook.com/DrBenscarson/photos/a.407324206110501.1073741828.279165742259682/816995365143381/?type=3&theater


Russ

“Global warming” is a myth — so say 80 graphs from 58 peer-reviewed scientific papers published in 2017.

All the while Governor Brown is in China signing non-binding agreements to fight global warming caused by human CO2 emissions. He is signing agreements to combat a threat that only exists in the minds of progressives and the grant-driven scientific alarmists claiming a scientific consensus. He is agreeing to combat a lie!

James Delingpole in Breitbart:

In other words, the so-called “Consensus” on global warming is a massive lie. And Donald Trump was quite right to quit the Paris agreement which pretended that the massive lie was true.

By “global warming” these papers don’t, of course, mean the mild warming of around 0.8 degrees Celsius that the planet has experienced since the middle of the 19th century as the world crawled out of the Little Ice Age. Pretty much everyone, alarmists and skeptics alike, is agreed on that.

Rather, they mean “global warming” in the sense that is most commonly used today by grant-troughing scientists, and huxter politicians, and scaremongering green activists, and brainwashed mainstream media (MSM) environmental correspondents. “Global warming” as in the scary, historically unprecedented, primarily man-made phenomenon which we must address urgently before the icecaps melt and the Pacific islands disappear beneath the waves and all the baby polar bears drown.

What all these papers argue in their different ways is that the alarmist version of global warming — aka Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) — is a fake artefact.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/06/delingpole-global-warming-is-myth-58-scientific-papers-2017/

See for yourself, all 80 graphics for 58 peer reviewed studies can be found HERE: http://notrickszone.com/2017/05/29/80-graphs-from-58-new-2017-papers-invalidate-claims-of-unprecedented-global-scale-modern-warming/

Don Bessee

Russ you are giving some folks in the GW cult a big case of the vapors. ;-)

Bill Tozer

Best quote of the week:
I haven't seen Qatar in the news this much since they gave Al Gore $100,000,000.

https://www.facebook.com/lastamericapatriots/photos/a.235087906641439.1073741826.235086849974878/863234230493467/?type=3&theater

Closer to home, Gov. Brown said pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement would ignite a paraie fire across the land. Resist! Hmmm. Wouldn't a pararie fire add to Global Warming?

Buy carbon credits and feel smug about yourself.
https://www.facebook.com/lastamericapatriots/photos/a.235087906641439.1073741826.235086849974878/860983244051899/?type=3&theater


Russ

What is happening on the sun is gaining more recognition by the science community and by citizens scientist. To ignore these change is at our peril, we know what happened in the past, and it could happen again, as we live under the warmth of a variable star.

What Happened to Spot? A Solar Update By Stephanie Osborn.

“I have been following sunspot numbers for many years now. And while sunspot numbers have been decreasing steadily for several cycles to date, the current dearth is very unusual — especially for this point in the cycle.”

Plus: “The ‘Little Ice Age’ was actually a significantly extended cool period lasting several centuries, and no less than FOUR extended minima occurred during its ‘tenure.’ These include, in order, the Wolf, the Spörer, the Maunder, and the Dalton minima. These extended minima were not all of the same ‘depth,’ in that the minimum numbers of sunspots were not the same across all of them — the Maunder was far deeper than the rest — but there are indications that we are hitting numbers in the range of the Dalton already. . . . The fact that, as sunspot numbers go down, the overall energies output by the Sun also go down is an indication that, in this instance, correlation may well equal causation, at least to some degree. Add in a few large (or many small) volcanic eruptions to complicate matters — and there usually ARE such concatenations of volcanic eruptions in such multi-decadal time frames, as a matter of course — and it may well prove interesting times ahead, as well as in the past.”

https://accordingtohoyt.com/2017/06/07/what-happened-to-spot-a-solar-update-by-stephanie-osborn/

Progressives, check your furnace as you may need it real soon.

I have been following the sun for several years at the Next Grand Minimum: https://nextgrandminimum.wordpress.com

Paul Emery

For your reading pleasure, Trump dropping as we speak. Currently -16.1 negative Lowest in his short Presidency and still falling

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/other/president_trump_job_approval-6179.html

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 08 June 2017 at 10:30 AM


.....pssssst.....still president Paul.

Paul Emery

Judge Napolitano on Fox "Comeys testimony is damning to Trump"

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 08 June 2017 at 10:36 AM


Is he going to be impeached?

Paul Emery

Naw...He'll quit before that. He'll be left twisting in the wind. The last thing the Dems want is a Pense President.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 08 June 2017 at 10:45 AM

Naw...He'll quit before that. He'll be left twisting in the wind. The last thing the Dems want is a Pense President.


Well by all means get back to me when he does......you know much I rely on your sharp political acumen!

Walt

I guess Paul thinks it was fine for Comey to fly cover for Clinton, and to be pressured by Lynch to downplay the probe. It's OK when LIBs do it.

Paul Emery

Clinton had nothing to do with the Russian probe. she was the victim of their hacking because the Russians wanted Trump to win and cheered on election day when he was elected.

"Senior officials in the Russian government celebrated Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton as a geopolitical win for Moscow, according to U.S. officials who said that American intelligence agencies intercepted communications in the aftermath of the election in which Russian officials congratulated themselves on the outcome.

The ebullient reaction among high-ranking Russian officials — including some who U.S. officials believe had knowledge of the country’s cyber campaign to interfere in the U.S. election — contributed to the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Moscow’s efforts were aimed at least in part at helping Trump win the White House. "

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-intercepts-capture-senior-russian-officials-celebrating-trump-win/2017/01/05/d7099406-d355-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.c06e52b46ac6

Bill Tozer

Topic, stay on topic. Take it to CNN.

Paul Emery

Bill I was Responding to Walt 10:52 who wrote :Paul thinks it was fine for Comey to fly cover for Clinton,"

I agree, this should be on the Sandbox

Gregory

PE 1036:
"Judge Napolitano on Fox "Comeys testimony is damning to Trump"

Fake quote. Try a'gin, Paul.

Bill Tozer

Can you say "substainable"? Good, I knew you could.

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343.55586.217926015008110/1090061124461257/?type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343.55586.217926015008110/1102139466586756/?type=3&theater

Scott Obermuller

"Clinton had nothing to do with the Russian probe. she was the victim of their hacking because the Russians wanted Trump to win and cheered on election day when he was elected."
OH MY GOODNESS
Paul thinks Hilary was a 'victim'.
Totally hilarious.
Those dirty Rooskies set up an email server in her own home and then they made her extract tribute from foreign entities (including Russia) for favors when she was SOS.
Too funny my friend, too funny.
Hillary was just a victim.
One of the most openly crooked dirty lying pieces of cow manure to ever operate as a Senate-thing and SOS and Paul is now running cover for her.
This, from Paul, who was only fooled once by Obama who fooled no-one on the conservative side ever.
Time to admit you are a leftie-patsy, Paul. A useful idiot of first water.

Bill Tozer

Pretty good examination of what went wrong. It ain't economic populism, it's political populism.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/08/opinion/the-democratic-party-is-in-worse-shape-than-you-thought.html?_r=0

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