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Category Archives: California Rising

I Was Right (Oh My)

  This will be my last political post for the foreseeable future. So it’s only fitting that I sum up the 13 years of blogging I’ve done on this topic. In … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

All But the Yukon

I was reading some news tonight about Mr. Trump’s administration appointments coming from the fossil fuel interests, and how that might imperil the environment. So I Googled “california epa” to see if … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secession: Conflict of Laws

In my mind, Donald Trump’s appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General raised the odds of California secession from “speculative” to “even odds”. The core principle here at work is that … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secession: Conflict of Values

This is first of a series of posts in which I’ll articulate my views of the “why” for California secession. I begin with the deep chasm of values separating California from EORA … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 3 Comments

A Little Less Crazy

Over four years ago, I published my first California Rising post: Dreaming of Coastal America. That post announced my new political position: “California secession”. Over the past four years, I’ve discussed this … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Voted for Donald Trump

I voted for Donald Trump today. Not a surprise to some of you who have been reading my blog posts. For those of you who haven’t, here’s an allegory of my … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 4 Comments

On Thugs

/tldr; People make big money on thugs. Same can’t be said for “good” blacks, women, or gays. Coming schism in America. Long version: Given that the #Dallas shooting was about “Black … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Problem with Barry

Just read one of the most heart-warming stories about Obama’s presidency: Here are the 61 people whose sentences obama just commuted. The progressive politics behind Obama’s pardons are why I … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

I’m Gonna Vote for Donald Trump

tldr California Rising /tldr Long Version (sung to the tune of “John Brown’s Body“): In No-vem-ber of this year I’m gon-na vote for Don-ald Trump, In No-vem-ber of this year I’m gon-na … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment



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