Blogs

Jan 24, 2006

Principles of Sound Transportation Finance

I have often lamented the tragedy that befell our state in 1974 with the election of Gov. Jerry Brown and the introduction of a radical and retrograde ideology. He called it his “era of limits.”...

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Tom McClintock
Jul 02, 2002

Freedom and Firearms

They believed, and formed a government based upon the belief, that each of us is endowed by our creator with certain rights that cannot be alienated, and that governments are instituted to protect those rights. This view is proclaimed in the Declara...

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Tom McClintock
Jan 24, 2001

Highway Taxes for Highways

Throughout the first three-quarters of the 20th Century, policymakers understood the simplicity, the efficiency and the necessity of the individualized transportation system made possible by the automobile....

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Tom McClintock
Nov 20, 1998

Diamonds Aren’t Forever

Why? “To increase the capacity, of course,” said one CHP official, who sounded somewhat incredulous at the question....

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Tom McClintock