Administrative Corruption in a Free Society – by James S. Burling

The regulatory state began last century during the New Deal, inspired by earlier Progressives who believed that individualism, capitalism and the Constitution were obstacles to prosperity. They imagined a future in which government “experts”, (i.e., administrative agency bureaucrats), would lead and control the economy, subordination economic freedom and private property rights to what they perceive…

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Letters to the Editor…

TRADE SHOW WAS SPECTACULAR! Dear Dan: Thank you so much for putting on such a spectacular event. The information was phenomenal, and your speakers were out of this world. They were so giving and generous with their time and knowledge; it’s unbelievable that AOA puts on this event for free. The education I received was…

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Management Tips from MRLANDLORD.COM

(Shared by landlords nationwide) A GOOD HANDYMAN IS RARE! How hard is it to find a good handyman? And if you do, how much do you pay him? I know that rates can vary across the country. However, what I found intriguing about a discussion that took place on the Mr. Landlord website was the…

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“Old Glory”

Q. What do the red, white, and blue of the flag represent? The Continental Congress left no record to show why it chose the colors. However, in 1782, the Congress of the Confederation chose these same colors for the Great Seal of the United States and listed their meaning as follows: white to mean purity…

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Legal Q & A – by Richard Beckman

Question 1: Is the Jerry Brown rent gouging law still in effect? It is for the entire state of California or just Napa and Solano Counties? I purchased a building in Concord, Contra Costa County and the management company is telling me I cannot increase rents beyond 10% or I will get into legal trouble…

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