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Inflation Means California Default 0

APRIL 29, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI A March 24 Los Angeles Times-USC opinion poll indicated that 80 percent of likely California voters favored putting a cap on state spending. That is a remarkable statistic that didn’t make the original headline

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Calif. Descends Into Class Warfare 0

APRIL 27, 2011 With the sharp political divide found in just about every issue today, class warfare has taken an interesting turn. Issues including education, food choices, housing, health care and even pet care no longer are just defined as

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How to Dilute Politicians' Power 0

APRIL 18, 2011 By STEVEN GREENHUT When I lived in Iowa, I was an average citizen, and, one day, I had a question for the governor’s office for an article I was writing for a small newsletter. I called the

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CA Jobless Fund Goes Broke 0

APRIL 15, 2011 Because of California’s disastrous unemployment rate — 12.2 percent at last count — the State Unemployment Fund is in a precarious position. It actually went insolvent two years ago, and pays out benefits today only because of

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Big Teacher Is Watching You 0

John Seiler: Government already spies on us almost continuously. Now this: No kid will be safe slacking off in the back of the classroom if a new type of video camera invented by Teachscape, a San Francisco-based company, makes its

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Did Political Heroes Save Us? 0

APRIL 6, 2011 The April 5 edition of Capitol Morning Report included an intriguing entry. In honor of the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth (Feb. 6, 1911), Assemblyman Curt Hagman, R-Chino Hills, is holding an essay contest. It’s quite

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Budget Battle A Bad Movie Sequel 0

APRIL 4, 2011 Have you ever watched one of those predictable, boring movies where you wish you could just skip the obligatory chase and romance scenes and get to the “I see it coming” ending already? That’s what I feel

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