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SF lawmaker proposes bill to penalize companies that seek to build Trump border wall

A San Francisco lawmaker proposed a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the city from doing business with construction companies that seek to work on President Trump’s border wall during the bidding process. Supervisor Hillary Ronen said doing business with such companies would be out of line with the city’s values, according to KTVU. “Stick to

Riots in the Streets—the New Normal?

Jerry Newcombe, One of the greatest milestones in world history was March 4, 1797. Why? What happened then? America, under the guidance of the Constitution, transitioned from our first president to our second. George Washington stepped down, and the recently-elected John Adams stepped in. No bloodshed. No rioting in the streets. No town-hall meetings cancelled

San Francisco grapples with growing crime, blight after years of liberal policies

San Francisco is earning a growing reputation for more than just its unmatched tech sector – for critics, the city stands as a profound example of the damage ultra-liberal policies can do.  After 20 years of envelope-pushing changes to grow government and ease law enforcement, the once-shining City by the Bay has turned into a

The All-Trump Election

Debra J. Saunders, Let me tell you about my life since Donald Trump won the Republican primary. I voted against Trump in June because of his history as an unreliable conservative and longtime supporter of big government. I voted for Libertarian Gary Johnson in the general election. Yet I have had this dark presence that

Proposition 57: Do You Feel Lucky?

Debra J. Saunders, Sponsors say Proposition 57, the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016, will save taxpayers money by making nonviolent felons eligible for parole earlier and improve fairness by having judges, not prosecutors, decide whether juveniles are tried as adults. Critics call it a “get out of jail early” card. I would add

No Safe Space to Shoot Up

Debra J. Saunders, Larry Campbell, a former cop and former mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, was appalled as he came to San Francisco to advocate a bill that would allow California cities to open safe injection centers like the one in his city for intravenous drug users. He’d “never seen the number of people sleeping

Pelosi Warns SF Bishop Not to March for Traditional Marriage

William Bigelow  In an astonishing challenge to traditional Catholic doctrine, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, nominally Catholic, has taken to telling San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone that he should not attend the National Organization for Marriage’s June 19 march on the Supreme Court in Washington D.C.  Cordileone is scheduled to be a featured speaker at