Housing Costs in California Continue to Surge

California remains a popular place to live, where millions from around the world have come to experience the moderate climate, excellent restaurants and easy going law enforcement.

In fact, 27 percent of the state’s population is foreign born as of 2016 according to the Census.

But California’s popularity has caused a huge crunch in affordable housing, where […]

Does Overpopulated California Face Long-Term Drought?

Here in California, the lack of precipitation during this year’s fall-winter rainy season is already prompting worries of another terrible drought. So Tuesday’s headlines warning about climate change in the polar region leading to endemic drought in California were chilling.

The Los Angeles Times had a well illustrated front-page article.

Last year’s rains were huge and saved […]

African Overpopulation Is Revealed in Conflict over Resources

Sunday’s front page on the New York Times features an important story that looks at the perilous situation in Africa, where overpopulation’s effects are being seen in local warfare over food resources, particularly land. The farmland is becoming depleted, while a skyrocketing number of people fight over what’s available for use.

The story focuses locally on […]

Tucker Carlson Argues Immigration Numbers -- Politely

Immigrant Pablo Manriquez challenged the border-defender Fox News host in a recent Huffpo article, Why Tucker Carlson Should Debate Me On Immigration (July 13). So a “gentlemanly” debate ensued on Tuesday, where Tucker brought up the overriding issue first thing — the numbers. If America admitted 50,000 legal immigrants annually (or ZERO ideally as the automated […]

Tucker Carlson Discusses Immigration-Fueled Overpopulation with Leftist Environmentalist 

Is it ungenerous to experience shock when Tucker Carlson says he’s never heard of an environmentalist who spoke out against excessive immigration until he ran across Professor Philip Cafaro? Do not foundational figures like David Brower and Gaylord Nelson ring a bell somewhere in memory?? Have the giants really been forgotten so soon?

David Brower was a […]

Congressman Mo Brooks Surveys the Big Picture of Immigration and Population Growth

On Wednesday, the Alabama Republican took the floor of the House to address the effects on America of the great immigration wave we are still experiencing, and which the Democrat Clinton hopes to increase.

As Rep. Brooks noted, billions of people on earth would like to live here, but that is not possible given limited resources […]

California: Jerry Brown Signs Extremist Climate Change Bill

On Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will force reductions of carbon emissions in the name of global warming prevention. The legislation requires a massive 40 percent cut of CO2 emissions from 1990 levels by 2030.

Few reports mention that in 1990 the state population was around 30 million, while today it is estimated […]

California Land Subsidence Hits Record Levels

The Golden Brown State’s fourth year of drought has brought massive land sinkage, aka subsidence, caused by continued and deeper drilling of ground water by farmers. The subsidence has been observed for a while, but it is getting worse as more water is pumped out of the ground.

Not only is the subsidence another warning about […]

California Faces More Population Growth with Less Water Expected

Water is an important topic here in the western half of the United States, because we don’t have enough of it. In California, we are in the third year of a severe drought, and nature is not supplying much water in this winter’s rainy season.

Below, Lake Tahoe, located on the border of California and Nevada, […]

Swiss Will Vote Whether to Limit Immigration

Switzerland has national referenda, in which the citizens vote their preferences about important issues facing the nation. The process has provided an interesting look at Swiss beliefs about immigration. In 2010 the Swiss voted for automatic deportation for foreign criminals. In 2009, voters approved a measure to ban minarets. In February of this year, the […]

LA Times Says California Mega-Drought Won't Be That Bad

The Los Angeles Times has been doing a fair amount of drought coverage that can be worry-making (e.g. “Severe drought? California has been here before”), but on Monday it assured readers that 70 years of low rainfall won’t be a state killer.

Well-read water worriers know about the Medieval mega-droughts that struck the west from 900 […]

San Francisco Pushes More Standing, Less Sitting on Public Transport

In San Francisco, the city’s public transportation system is doing an upbeat rollout of a new layout for trains where seats are being removed so more people can be crammed by standing.

Less comfort, more crowding — there’s winning sales pitch!

Nobody mentions the cause of increased crowding but it must be at least somewhat due to […]

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