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Episode 36: That Hideous Statehouse

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Pixabay)

David and Will discuss the cornucopia of bad legislation pouring out of Sacramento, the meaning for California of President Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee, and summer reading (including C.S. Lewis’s “That Hideous Strength”). Intro music by Metalachi, the LA-based mariachi/metal band.

David Bahnsen, davidbahnsen@gmail.com  
Will Swaim, will@calpolicycenter.org

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California could become first state to restrict kids’ meals 
Laffer, Moore: Why the Janus decision will help California

Event Recommendation:  A Conversation on Cronyism in Anaheim
Thursday, August 30, 5:30 p.m. at The Colony House in Anaheim
Registration: theamericanconservative.com/Anaheim2018
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, Strong Towns president Chuck Marohn, and Robert W. Merry, former editor of The American Conservative will be featured in a panel discussion on cronyism and its effect on Anaheim’s economy and community.

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