Articles by Chuck Devore

Chuck DeVore served in the California legislature from 2004 to 2010. He is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve and served as a Reagan White House appointee in the Pentagon. He co-authored the novel China Attacks . He can be followed on Twitter @chuckdevore and his Facebook account is  Chuck is also the author of the Eagle Publishing special report The Next Middle East War available at:


Gov. Brown Now Wants California Tax Hike on November Ballot

Out West, legislators are famous for their smoke-and-mirrors budget management that avoids real reform of...

Chuck Devore April 27, 2011

UN's Taiwan Travesty

Taiwan's exclusion from the United Nations indicates how the international body has outlived its usefulness.

Chuck Devore September 28, 2010

California Reaches Short-Term Budget Fix

After a 30-hour marathon session, the California legislature passed its third budget blueprint in nine...

Chuck Devore July 30, 2009

Schwarzenegger's Newfound Fiscal Conservatism

California nearing new budget as Schwarzenegger holds line on taxes.

Chuck Devore July 16, 2009

Dems Want More Taxes in California

Democrats want to raise taxes in California but don't want to reform the state's bloated welfare program.

Chuck Devore June 22, 2009

What Is It About Liberals and the Military?

Boxer’s attack on Brig. Gen. Walsh wasn't her first confrontation with the U.S. military.

Chuck Devore June 20, 2009

Will California Tax Revolt Sweep the Nation?

Democrats in the Golden State can do one of three things.

Chuck Devore May 26, 2009

Huge Tax Increases Are Roiling California GOP

California has now become America’s most high-stakes and visible experiment in the efficacy of supply...

Chuck Devore March 3, 2009

California GOP Legislators Stop Billions in New Taxes

California’s massive $104 billion general fund budget was signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...

Chuck Devore October 9, 2008

More Tax Hikes Seen for California

California’s ongoing budget battle strikes at the core of the major parties’ conception of the role...

Chuck Devore August 27, 2008

The Strange Way They Legislate in Sacramento

If Tibet had penguins, California Assembly might be concerned.

Chuck Devore April 14, 2008

Schwarzenegger's Universal Healthcare Suffers Setback

There is a better avenue for providing healthcare.

Chuck Devore February 4, 2008

California Initiative Would Redistribute State's Electoral Votes

Most Americans erroneously believe that their direct vote elects the President.  Popular opinion aside,...

Chuck Devore September 25, 2007

Electricity Showdown in California

Simple solutions to energy issues in the West

Chuck Devore July 24, 2007