FRED COLBURN

Curb unions for greater good

According to a study written about by the Orange County Register, and published by the Auburn Journal on Oct. 17, the average salary of unionized California government workers is $ ...

Corruption drives up costs

Question: Who do government employees? unions negotiate with when they determine wages, benefits and pensions? Other government employees, of course. That?s putting the fox in char ...

Remember father’s wisdom

The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...

Brown means more trouble

California is in big trouble! Unionized state workers have been provided with incomes twice that of private sector workers, along with outrageous pensions — this from our complia ...

Where’s respect for Constitution?

I once knew a rebellious young woman who did a year in jail for contempt of court, because she “mooned” the judge. For those who are concerned about the direction our country ...

Public earnings unsustainable

Fox News recently reported that the average government worker makes around $70,000 a year. (In California it’s around $85,000.) The average private sector employee makes around $ ...

License to loot

Folks, the ability to create money out of thin air is a license to loot. The founders knew the fatal flaw of paper money when they declared gold and silver to be the only lawful mo ...