California Despots

For sometime now the state of California has been doing an end-run around the rest of us who are citizens of the United States of America.

They accomplish this through regulation.

The other day the wise men of California enacted legislation which would ban gasoline powered cars being sold in the state of California after the year 2035.

Excuse me, were the rest of us consulted on this important matter?

Shouldn’t we be consulted?

Of course this is a rhetorical question. We absolutely should be consulted.

The state of California, and the wise men who live there, know full well that their regulations will force the automobile industry to comply because said companies don’t want to lose out on the huge market of car sales that exists in California.

But wait a minute, don’t we count too?

We sure do.

And because we do, the President of the United States should step in and let the state of California know who’s boss.

The President of United States has 1,000,001 tools at his disposal to make the state of California and its wise men feel pain, unrelenting pain, if they do not make wise decisions.

Beyond that, what the state of California has done might be construed as a violation of the Constitution, or certainly its spirit.

Do remember that inconvenient document?

I’m asking you the regular American because our leaders sure don’t have a clue as to what the Constitution says.

Nor do they apparently care.

Article 6, Clause 2 of the Constitution of United States is known as the Supremacy Clause. Essentially it states that the laws of the federal government supersede those of the state.

This Constitution, and the laws of the United States, which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, any thing in the Constitution or laws of any state to the country notwithstanding.

While there is no law stipulating that gasoline cars must be sold in the United States of America, there is a prevailing sentiment that they are permissible.

Automobile companies operate under that sentiment.

If the state of California passes a law banning gasoline powered vehicles after 2035, they speak against the prevailing sentiment of the nation.

A prevailing sentiment is an unwritten law of permissibility or non-permissibility depending upon the issue at hand.

Automobile companies, fearful of not being able to sell in the state of California, then begin to change the type of vehicles that they will sell in the future.

This affects people outside of the state of California who had no say whatsoever in what the state of California has passed.

In addition to violating the spirit of the Supremacy Clause, the state of California is quite possibly violating our right of due process expressed in the 14th Amendment, Section 1, which states the following:

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Given where I live in the state of Texas where distances really are bigger, and where the closest major city is 250 miles away; given that battery technology has hit a barrier that compels me to wait a lengthy period of time for a battery to recharge; given that electrical power in batteries is most likely going to be supplied by fossil fuel plants far from noble people, I absolutely, unequivocally want to be consulted on regulations that are going to affect me.

That’s the fair and decent thing to do.

Our Constitution is based upon that decency and fairness.


Archer Crosley

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The Slaves of California

Today the state of California ruled that children will not go to public school, that they must engage in on-line classes.

Forget the facts.

Forget the AAP’s recommendation that children will do better in school.

Forget about the social isolation and depression that tele-education engenders.

Forget about the incredibly low risk children have of suffering death from the coronavirus.

Children may not attend school.

Its Lord Governor and royal ruling elite have spoken.

Truly the state of California is broken as it has proven time and again.

Whether you look at CalPERS, the homeless, the mismanaged forests, its broken electrical grid, the soon to be de-platformed farmlands, California is broken.

Let’s not even talk about its runaway gang factory.

California is broken because there is no true representation in the state of California.

There exists taxation without representation.

Mob rule is king.

Currently 80 assemblyman and 40 senators represent 40 million Californians. That yields one assemblyman for every 500,000 people and one senator for every million people.

Under such a system it is not possible for the assemblyman or senator to meet with his or her constituents in a meaningful way.

Because he or she can not do so, the star-struck representative meets with lobbyists, activists and Hollywood celebrities.

There is always plenty of time for Jay-Z.

Thus the representative grows further away from his constituents.

To bridge the gap, plebiscites are initiated to hear the “will of the people.”

In California they call them propositions.

These propositions, the more contentious ones, descend into political sporting events where the opinion makers financed by Corporate America usually win the day.

Public opinion, mob rule really, is pretty easy for Corporate America to shape, especially with a landslide of Holly-puppets ready to do their bidding.

And so with their puppets in a row, Corporate America sets the policy under which the Cali-slaves must live.

This is a horrible way to rule.

It is horrible because an informed electorate is not deciding the issue.

Who is carrying the day is an uninformed mob herded into the cattle pen of corporate opinion.

Cleverly so.

Corporate America controls the newspapers; Corporate America controls the radio stations; Corporate America controls the Internet; Corporate America controls the celebrities.

What appears to be a consensus of opinion is no consensus at all – although the clueless representatives seem to think so.

What exists is a false consensus among opinion makers controlled by Corporate America.

Now, if California truly cared about its citizens it would empower them.

One way to achieve that would be to allow the citizen to speak to his assemblyman again. 

Now, of course this cannot be done directly because the assemblyman simply cannot meet with 500,000 citizens.

But, it is possible for the citizen to meet and know the man who can know his assemblyman.

This can be achieved if we divide each assemblyman’s district into nine subdistricts – each with an elected sub-assemblyman.

Each citizen would then get to know his sub-assemblyman who in turn would elect his assemblyman.

In this manner, the Californian would know the man who would know the man.

This would allow better communication between the people on the farm and the high and mighty who, better tethered to the people, would no longer be so high and mighty.

Better ideas would gravitate to the top.

The assemblyman would have a better sense of his people’s needs.

He might be tempted to listen to them in preference to Bono, Clooney or BLM.

Who knows what good may happen.

Maybe children might one day be able to return to school.




Archer Crosley, MD

McAllen, TX

Monday, July 13, 2020

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President Gavin Newsom

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Gavin Newsom, self-appointed President of the United States, stands at the border, personally handing out tickets of entry to immigrants from all over the world.

Train tracks enter from Mexico into California then turn east over the Sierra Nevadas to where they split into ten separate branches dumping out into various parts of the United States.

Jihadists, MS-13 gangsters and other baddies pour out of the trains as they arrive at their destination.

The President, Donald Trump, watches helplessly as “President Newsom” hands out tickets and goodie bags.

“Come on in,” President Newsom proclaims.  “California welcomes you.”

Behind “President Newsom”  we see the cities of California teeming in trash,  dirty drug needles and excrement-laden streets.  Homelessness abounds.  Wild gangs commit mayhem at will.

Standing next to President Newsom, peering over the high wall of their exclusive subdivision, are Rob Reiner, George Clooney, Bono, Joy Behar and Oprah Winfrey looking down upon us, talking down to us, telling us how jingoistic and racist we are.  Behind George Clooney is his personal jet upon which is written,” I live in Italy.”

John Roberts is there also, admiring the set of his newly purchased powdered French wig in his personal vanity mirror. “I am the muscular judge,” he speaks aloud in Shakespearean tones.  “Our founding fathers never intended for us to defend what we built.  Ah, the nobility of it all.  I shall invoke the Commerce Clause to destroy this fair land on this St. Crispin day.”

Brett Kavanaugh drinks a beer while scoping out the hot babes streaming across the border.

The deity himself, Barack Obama, admonishes the masses:  “Y-ya know folks, y-y-you didn’t build that, and y-y-you don’t like people who look like us.”

Ah, but we did build it, and no, it’s not your looks; it’s your elitist behavior and willingness to sell hardworking, law-abiding people down the river because you and your globalist buddies are too lazy to not fight wars and instead arrive at a peaceful society that works for all.  You, Señor Deity, and your newfound brother, George Bush, fucked the people of Central America via the CAFTA agreement which is why they are here at our border.  You and your friends made life miserable for these Central Americans by allowing US corporations to exploit them and pollute the environment which is why gangs are so prevalent there – and now here.  Duh.

Ocasio-Cortez ponders over her multiplication tables.  “Three times four equals fourteen? Damn, math is hard.”

Corporate CEOS, fresh back from inspecting their sweatshops in Indonesia, loan support to “President” Newsom.  They’d prefer to not travel to visit their sweatshops.  Better they exist in America.

Google executives, dressed as the Dalai Lama, to sanctify themselves after having closed down YouTube channels they don’t agree with, calmly project their creed of ‘Do No Evil” by humming, “Ohmmmmmmmm.”

Trump –  lying flat on his back, dressed only in a girdle and an orange wig – looks back at his supporters.

“I will be your voice,” he states meekly.

Trump’s followers, after watching with amazement, walk back into their houses to get their guns.

Welcome to the New World Order courtesy of our enlightened friends in California.


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Noble California

All hail,  noble California.

So noble.

So pure.

So good.

So socially responsible.

What’s that company motto that came out of our noble overlords in Palo Alto so many years ago?

Ah, that’s it.  Do no evil.

That’s a laugher.

Forget about their willingness to spy on us.  Forget about their willingness to work side by side with the government when the government wants to get us; let’s talk about Ghana.


Yes, Ghana.

Ghana is where the world sends its e-waste.  Lots of it.

E-waste sounds so much better than trash, right?

There is a dump in Ghana of unspeakable horror.

It’s name is Agbogbloshie.

It is a toxic waste dump where America and many other countries send their computer junk once used.

It is a toxic stew of heavy metals where children and pregnant women work and live.

Here, take a look.

How much money would it take for the socially responsible billionaires in Palo Alto to get these people some decent concrete housing and water drainage?

Come to think of it, shouldn’t the Palo Alto billionaires be compelled to pay out of their own pockets to clean up this mess they are responsible for creating.

They talk a good game here.

They lecture us constantly about global warming and pollution.

Shouldn’t they put their money where their mouth is?

I think so.

California Fires

The big story coming out of California is of course the Woolsey fire which is destroying Malibu.

Our President, true to form, has injected himself into the issue and not in the most positive way.

Instead of displaying compassion, the President focused on the mismanagement of the California forests.

Hollywood activists are enraged.

Well, they should be enraged about the President’s seeming lack of compassion, although I think he does care in his own way.

What they should not be enraged about is the President’s accuracy in pointing out that the California forests are mismanaged.

We shouldn’t be surprised. California is the most poorly managed state in the union.

It is so because of the antiquated  and unfair way in which California represents its citizens.

It’s called taxation without representation.

There are currently one-hundred assemblymen for roughly 46 to 50,000,000 Californians. And that does not include illegal immigrants.

That translates to a ratio of one for every 500,000 Californians.

When the representation is that poor, quality government is impossible.

What soon transpires is what has transpired in the state of California. Government is now run by plebiscite (propositions), activist loudmouths, corporate big whigs, Hollywood celebrities, and the whims of conventional wisdom.

Who is not represented in California are the regular people who have local knowledge and local expertise. These people are not listened to it all.

And there are people who do know.  Here is another link.

Whether we are talking about forests, fisheries, farming or oil the problem is the same. California is badly mismanaged.

It couldn’t be otherwise with its current form of government.

If you read my earlier post you will see my feelings about direct election of Senators.

The same feelings can be applied to the election of assemblymen in California.

What has to happen in California is the division of each assemblyman‘s district into nine subdistricts of 50,000 people who will elect one sub-assemblyman from their subdistrict.

Those nine sub-assemblymen would  then select one assemblyman to represent them.

When this model is followed, regular people will be able to communicate with their assemblyman.  Good ideas will rise to the top. There will no longer be the need to hold plebiscites in California.

Horrible fires such as the Woolsey fire can be prevented.

And yes the Woolsey fire could have been prevented or limited in extent. Sure, nobody can prevent every single fire.

However, prudent culling of the trees could have limited the extent of this fire. Most likely this was not done because loud mouthed activists and their wealthy Hollywood celebrities  pitched a temper tantrum every time a tree was cut down.

Now, there are no trees.