Gas-Powered Lawnmower Ban, Mandatory Gender-Neutral Toy Aisles Among California’s Weirdest New Laws

No California legislative year is complete without the passage of some asinine bills that promote progressive hobbyhorses, and this latest one was no exception. By the deadline last weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 770 bills (and vetoed 66 bills)—including a few measures that no doubt spurred a few more Texas relocations.
Perhaps the worst one was a ban on the sale of new gas-powered lawn equipment beginning 2024, or whenever regulators determine it to be “feasible.” This epitomized Democratic lawmakers’ approach to global warming.

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Gas-Powered Lawnmower Ban, Mandatory Gender-Neutral Toy Aisles Among California’s Weirdest New Laws

No California legislative year is complete without the passage of some asinine bills that promote progressive hobbyhorses, and this latest one was no exception. By the deadline last weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 770 bills (and vetoed 66 bills)—including a few measures that no doubt spurred a few more Texas relocations.
Perhaps the worst one was a ban on the sale of new gas-powered lawn equipment beginning 2024, or whenever regulators determine it to be “feasible.” This epitomized Democratic lawmakers’ approach to global warming.

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Inflation Is Here: What’s Next?

Shoppers at Macy’s flagship store in New York City, May 20, 2021. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)
It won’t be long before interest rates take their cue and jolt their way higher.
If you invest money in an economy in which the prices of goods are rising, you need to achieve returns on your money that, at the very least, keep up with the costs of those goods. Money is simply a store of value. If the value of money drops, you need to earn enough on your investment to offset that decline in value.

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If the U.S. Treasury ten-year note earns you 1.

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Inflation Is Here: What’s Next?

Shoppers at Macy’s flagship store in New York City, May 20, 2021. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)
It won’t be long before interest rates take their cue and jolt their way higher.
If you invest money in an economy in which the prices of goods are rising, you need to achieve returns on your money that, at the very least, keep up with the costs of those goods. Money is simply a store of value. If the value of money drops, you need to earn enough on your investment to offset that decline in value.

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If the U.S. Treasury ten-year note earns you 1.

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Common Sense About America’s Appeal

Here’s a suggestion for thought: Constantly, nonstop, on the social media (really should be called the “anti-social media”) there are endless stories about how famous geniuses like Al Sharpton and Hillary Clinton have accused the United States of America of being a racist, fascistic, white skinned privilege super state.
We see this supposedly in the alleged police butchery of blacks, in the drastically different standards of living of blacks, “Anglos,” Asians, and Hispanics, and in the wildly different levels of academic achievement of different races.

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Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs

Watertown, Massachusetts, has long been a popular place to live due to its proximity to Boston and its distinction as having a very large Target. Thanks to remote work, locals say the city is now becoming more attractive in its own right.
More people spending more of their time in Watertown has meant more urban amenities, like trendy stores, coffee shops, and even a potential food co-op, for the once sleepy suburban community.
Developers are buying up real estate in the hope that it will become a destination for the life science and innovation sectors.

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Time ticks by fast when battling homelessness

D.C. officials are facing several deadlines — all of their own making — and it doesn’t matter whether they’re wearing digital time pieces, showing off a Piaget or checking the clock on their government-issued laptop.
They’re operating on taxpayer time and getting paid accordingly.
So jump to it.
The current deadline is on homelessness.
The numbers change as quickly as temperatures during the fall, and congressional conservatives remind themselves it’s their constitutional duty to keep the nation’s capital in check regardless of the season.

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Biden’s Incredible Shrinking Climate Plan

The centerpiece of the White House’s climate agenda, the Clean Energy Payment Program, or CEPP, seemingly expired unceremoniously late last week due to West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin’s opposition. Progressives—who’ve watched the reconciliation package be winnowed down from $6 trillion to just $1.9 trillion—are now scrambling to figure out how to bring some kind of comparable emissions-reducing plan back from the dead before world leaders start debating the future of the Paris Agreement in Glasgow on Halloween.

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The media missed how a new military alliance threatens to take the world to the brink

Before it’s too late, we need to ask ourselves a crucial question: Do we really — I mean truly — want a new Cold War with China?
Because that’s just where the Biden administration is clearly taking us. If you need proof, check out last month’s announcement of an “AUKUS” (Australia, United Kingdom, U.S.) military alliance in Asia. Believe me, it’s far scarier (and more racist) than the nuclear-powered submarine deal and the French diplomatic kerfuffle that dominated the media coverage of it.

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The media missed how a new military alliance threatens to take the world to the brink

Before it’s too late, we need to ask ourselves a crucial question: Do we really — I mean truly — want a new Cold War with China?
Because that’s just where the Biden administration is clearly taking us. If you need proof, check out last month’s announcement of an “AUKUS” (Australia, United Kingdom, U.S.) military alliance in Asia. Believe me, it’s far scarier (and more racist) than the nuclear-powered submarine deal and the French diplomatic kerfuffle that dominated the media coverage of it.

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