Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses
are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
August is such a wonderful time of the legislative calendar!
It’s that magical month when bills about “legislative intent”
become the vehicles of California’s often craziest headlines in
national news! Liberal Democrats are using the closing weeks of
this legislative session to push through several of their virtuous
With the process of “gut & amend,” liberals escape the
drudgery of policy committee hearings and avoid public opposition
to their vastly superior principles intended to make life better
and often government coffers richer, in their fantasy world.
An example of virtue signaling type of “caring” is the odyssey
of Senate Bill 845 (SB 845). Introduced in January as a “budget”
vehicle, in June it was amended to become the 2018 “Human Services
Omnibus” budget bill in the Assembly. On the same day, the Senate
amended AB 1811 to become the 2018 “Human Services Omnibus” budget
bill as well.
With AB 1811 becoming part of the… Read More