Brown gets religion on tax increases 14

April 30, 2012 By John Seiler Hey, I thought we had “separation of state” in America? Even though it’s not exactly in the Constitution, but imposed by court rulings. Anyway, Gov. Jerry Brown has been campaigning in churches for his tax

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Equal employment for criminals 16

April 30, 2012 By Katy Grimes A recent decision by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is about to undo many decades of law, while taking rights away from employers–again. Using the well-worn “level the playing field” adage, the EEOC just

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Los Angeles teeters on the brink of bankruptcy 40

April 30, 2012 By Brian Calle Taxpayers in Los Angeles are facing a major crisis if Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other officials do not begin to address the systemic, structural issues putting the city on the fast track to economic upheaval.

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Gov. Brown punts on jobs creation 14

April 30, 2012 By Joseph Perkins  California Gov. Jerry Brown appeared on CBS’s “Face the Nation” yesterday, during which he listed items “right at the top” of the state agenda, including pension reform, renewable energy, the California water plan and

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Prop. 25 never promised accountability 4

April 30, 2012 By Katy Grimes California voters were duped by Democratic politicians, and they will probably do it again. Proposition 25, the “no budget, no pay” measure, was the creation of über liberal former state Sen. John Burton. Prop

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California to middle class: Drop dead 0

April 30, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — The new USC study pointing to a much-slower rate of population growth in California has been greeted by demographers and urban planners as good news, in that it supposedly gives our state’s

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FPPC chair backs away from mandatory disclosure of blogger payments 9

April 30, 2012 By John Hrabe  Following widespread criticism from online pundits and free speech advocates, California’s political watchdog is backing away from a plan to require news websites and bloggers to disclose payments received from campaigns and political committees.

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