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Redistricting commissars evade tough Q&A 2

During its press conference Friday announcing the release of redistricting maps, the Citizens Redistricting Commission evaded tough questions and refused to explain why one commissioner, Michael Ward of Fullerton, voted earlier in the day against moving all of the final

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Markets ‘Crush’ Brown's Windmill Fantasy 3

JULY 29, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI With the swagger of a boxer before a match, on July 24 Gov. Jerry Brown said he would “crush” any efforts to block renewable energy projects in California. Brown apparently was referring to efforts

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Series Exposed Redistricting Sham 0

JULY 29, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Yesterday the California Citizens Redistricting Commission released its final maps, which already are generating lawsuits to overturn them. In recent weeks, CalWatchDog.com ran an exclusive series of articles, by John Hrabe, exposing the process.

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NASA Exposed Global Warming Hoax 23

Just as NASA was gaining some steam on blowing the cover off of the global warming hoax using real science, President Barrack Obama threw a monkey wrench into the space program. A new study published by the science journal Remote

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New Charges Slam Redistricting Commish 5

It has turned into the Commission that Couldn’t Redistrict Right. New accusations charge that the California Citizens Redistricting Commission isn’t the non-partisan, citizen-run organization as has been promoted statewide. Earlier CalWatchDog.com news stories revealed two commissioners who failed to disclose campaign contributions. Now

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Goodwin Liu Mangles the Constitution

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Tuesday appointment of Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court will continue the state’s lurch to the Left. Liu clearly believes in a highly activist judiciary for which the U.S. Constitution and the California Constitution are as

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'Mary Kay Tax' Mugs Small Businesses 5

JULY 27, 2011 By KATY GRIMES Call it the Mary Kay Tax. It hits small businesses — such as Mary Kay and Avon distributors — with heavy administrative costs, while bringing a pittance to the state treasury. It’s a tax

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Jerry Appoints Radical to Top Court 3

John Seiler: Those working for the independence of South California will find more ammunition in Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick for the state Supreme Court, Goodwin Liu. The appointee is a radical left-wing professor at U.C. Berkeley (where else?). Republicans themselves

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Will Breivik Keep CA Death Penalty Alive? 3

JULY 27, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik poses  a challenge to the proposed ballot initiative to end the California death penalty, regardless of the cost of executions. The initiative didn’t emerge on moral grounds from liberal

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When heroes become bureaucrats 6

JULY 26, 2011 This article first appeared in City Journal. By STEVEN GREENHUT On Memorial Day, a suicidal man waded into San Francisco Bay outside the city of Alameda and stood there for about an hour, neck-deep in chilly water,

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