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Kamala Harris must be chagrined.
The California attorney general filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to uphold the constitutionality of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
But after three days of oral arguments this week, even Harris must be resigned to the likelihood that the high court will not merely do a “salvage job” on Obamacare, as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg pleaded, but blow it up altogether.… Read moreRead More
Well, one part California’s economy is booming, even exporting to other states: The Crips gang:
“The Crips, one of the largest and most violent street gangs in the United States, has spread its network of crime into high schools across the country, including Virginia, where gang leaders recruited young girls as prostitutes with promises of “lots of money” and then maintained their allegiance through beatings, threats, assaults and an endless supply of drugs.… Read moreRead More
It really doesn’t matter who wins the presidency this fall, or the governorship whenever. Both Republicans and Democrats have made a hash of things.
The federal government is $15 trillion in debt. And the California state government is $1 trillion in debt.
Sen. Alan Simpson explains what’s going to happen to the “little guy” — that’s me, and probably you:
March 30, 2012… Read moreRead More
By WAYNE LUSVARDI
California is getting strapped for cash to continue to pay for subsidies for economically infeasible solar power and energy efficiency projects for homeowners and small businesses.
So the Environmental Defense Fund has concocted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission called “On-Bill Repayment.” This program would have electricity users pay for such energy upgrades in their monthly electricity bills. … Read moreRead More
Katy Grimes: 20,000 California teachers found pink slips in their mailboxes recently. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the termination notices are the result of a more than $10 billion deficit and decades of reckless overspending.
With California’s education bureaucracy claiming to be teetering on the edge of even more classroom cutbacks, most would expect that California’s political class would be looking at every possible way to divert money back into education.… Read moreRead More