Dr. Lopez Misdiagnoses Unions 5

John Seiler: In his Sunday column, L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez praises unions — but doesn’t distinguish between private and public unions. He writes: Neither of my parents went to college, but we always did just fine because my dad

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L.A. Junior College Boondoggle 2

John Seiler: “Poor planning, frivolous spending and shoddy workmanship” That’s the key phrase in an excellent L.A. Times investigative story that ran today on how a $5.7 billion L.A. community college bond was spent. Keep that in mind as Gov.

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Stop Maldo! 0

John Seiler: Let the cry go up across the land: Stop Maldonado! Taxpayer traitor Abel Maldonado now is running for U.S. Congress. It was just two years ago that, as a state senator, he sold taxpayers down the river by

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Jerry's Real Plan: $25 billion in Cuts? 0

John Seiler: Looking over Katy Grimes’ budget piece today on Jerry Brown’s testimony before the Legislature, “Is An All-Cuts Budget Ahead,” I was wondering: Does he want his tax increases to fail? Has he all along planned to have an

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Is An All-Cuts Budget Ahead? 4

FEB. 25, 2011 By KATY GRIMES SACRAMENTO — There is never a dull moment with California Gov. Jerry Brown. In a surprise visit to a budget committee meeting yesterday, Brown threatened to produce a budget that cuts $26.6 billion from

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“Balance” Is Missing From Budget 0

FEB. 25, 2011 By KATY GRIMES SACRAMENTO — As the Budget Conference Committee hearings began on Wednesday, Republicans challenged the frequent use of the word “balanced” for describing the tax increases and budget cuts within the governor’s budget proposal. With

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