Ron PAITICH

Big oil backs Proposition 23

Proposition 23 is deceptively named “California Jobs Initiative.” Supporters claim that Prop. 23 will save 1.1 million jobs. I could find nothing to support this claim, nor doe ...

Save jobs, kill Prop. 23

I urge you to vote no on Proposition 23, which would stop implementation of AB32, the CO2 reduction bill. Prop. 23 supporters claim that jobs will be lost under AB32. This is fals ...

Energy vital to US security

The cap-and-trade energy bill is the next congressional battleground. I believe it’s being sold in the wrong way, to reduce man-made C02 emissions, in an effort to stall global ...

Tea Party must address issues

April 15 was a big day for the Tea Party movement. The Tea Party wants to reduce taxes (“Taxed Enough Already”) and also reduce the continuing national debt. I’m all in favo ...

Ever hear ‘buy American?’

I recently learned that $2 billion in stimulus money was intended to be spent in China, for production of wind turbines. Sen. Charles Schumer was able to turn this around, but why ...