California occupational licensing bill picks winners and losers based on their race

April 25, 2024 | By ANDREW QUINIO

California legislators are considering a bill that gives the government the authority to choose winners and losers based solely on their race. According to the Little Hoover Commission, as of 2016, one in five Californians are required to obtain an occupational license before they are allowed to earn a living in their chosen career field. … ...


The Detroit News : Drone ban flies in the face of entrepreneurship and rights

November 10, 2023 | By ANDREW QUINIO

Mike Yoder, founder of Drone Deer Recovery Inc., is an entrepreneur. He saw a problem and came up with a innovative solution. Yoder founded his business in October 2022 to help hunters locate their downed game using advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). Wounded deer and other game run off a significant distance after a hunt, … ...


Fox News : Reparations activists come for the children

August 10, 2023 | By JOHN YOO, ANDREW QUINIO

The California Reparations Task Force hopes that its final report and recommendations will be “an example for not only other states but this nation as a whole…” Berkeley Unified School District is among those hoping to take its cues from the state task force. But because the state task force’s recommendations advantage or di ...


The California Reparations Task Force Report : A blueprint for discriminatory central planning

August 02, 2023 | By ANDREW QUINIO

Despite two long years of intensive study, research, and public hearings, the California Reparations Task Force has come to the mistaken conclusion that the way to end systemic racism is by injecting more race into the system. The Task Force’s final report provides a flurry of policy proposals as reparations for the damage to African … ...


Cook County rescinds discriminatory grant program

March 29, 2023 | By ANDREW QUINIO

Like many businesses in Cook County, Illinois, Dr. Domenic Cusano’s Chicago-based chiropractic clinic suffered great financial losses under the government’s COVID-19 policies. As the country held its breath, unsure of how long the pandemic would last, Cook County announced its plan to provide economic relief to mitigate small businesses ...


Reluctant heroes may be our only hope in the fight for equality

January 17, 2023 | By ANDREW QUINIO

“Why don’t you take a look around? You know what’s about to happen, what they’re up against. They could use a good pilot like you. You’re turning your back on them.” As the Galactic Empire closed in, Luke Skywalker was desperate for Han Solo to take up the Rebel cause. From the start of the … ...


California Globe : Another Unconstitutional Racial Quota Bites the Dust, but May Not Be Gone for Good

October 24, 2022 | By ANDREW QUINIO

Just in time for Halloween, the State of California has properly dealt with zombie legislation. The Governor recently signed AB 1604, “The Upward Mobility Act,” a bill that attempted to bring a racial quota back from the dead when the legislature first introduced it. Thankfully, what the Governor signed into law bears little resemblance ...


The Hill : California reparations task force should tackle root of housing crisis

July 05, 2022 | By ANDREW QUINIO

A house divided cannot stand, and at today’s prices, it can’t be afforded either. That is especially true in California, where the dream of homeownership has failed to materialize for individuals of all backgrounds. Home prices are undeniably prohibitive for many Golden State residents; California has the second-highest median home pric ...