Prop. 23 Foe Profits From 'Dirty Coal' 4

OCT. 28, 2010

By WAYNE LUSVARDI

NO on 23 backer and Democrat Tom Steyer’s Farallon Capital Management Company holds stock in “dirty coal,” nuclear, and oil and gas companies, and in a Chinese solar panel supply company that potentially would rob jobs from Californians, even as the NO on 23 campaign blasts Prop. 23 backers for similar investments.

So-called powerhouse Democratic donor Tom Steyer, who has donated $5 million to defeat Prop 23, which would suspend green power in California, runs an investment firm that holds stock in “dirty coal” and nuclear plants, oil and gas companies in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.  … Read more

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George Shultz Aids Leftists 0

Steven Greenhut: Former Reagan Administration Secretary of State George Shultz is working arm-in-arm with environmental leftists to stop Prop. 23, which would roll back the job-killing AB32. Shultz has joined a long list of establishment Republicans who love big government and don’t mind massive regulations. Ironically, Shultz has complained about excess regulations hindering the economy and also about rent-seeking companies who seek bailouts.… Read more

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California Disaster Zone 0

John Seiler:

More people are figuring out that California is a Disaster Zone. And that’s even before Prop. 23 loses next Tuesday. The link at the end goes to a slide show listing the Disasters. From Business Insider:

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, there was a seemingly endless parade of pop songs about how great life was in California, and millions of young Americans dreamed of moving to the land of sandy beaches and golden sunshine.… Read more

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Soros Gets One Right 0

Steven Greenhut: Let’s hope George Soros’ late donation to the Prop. 19 campaign, which would legalize marijuana, does some good. It’s amazing how Democrats and self-styled liberals have been rallying against this. The statist Sacramento Bee has made this one of its big issues. And conservatives are nuts on this issue. They claim to champion freedom, but in reality modern conservatives — especially social conservatives — are only for freedom when it comes to things they like.… Read more

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If GOP Fails, 3rd Party Will Rise 0

OCT. 28, 2010

By JOHN SEILER

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Huntington Beach, has taken a long, strange journey to veteran status in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he could soon be heading the House Committee on Science and Technology. He’s campaigning for easy re-election in the heavily gerrymandered 45th Congressional District, which snakes along well-off coastal areas from Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach up to Rancho Palos Verdes.… Read more

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