June, 2012

San Bernardino County eminent domain mortgage ripoff

Friday, June 29th, 2012

June 29, 2012 By John Seiler Our colleague Steven Greenhut has a column up on Bloomberg on as scam in San Bernardino County: "Officials in San Bernardino County, California, believe they have figured out a clever way to solve the county’s, and possibly the nation’s, housing problems. "Detai...

Bid to reform teacher firing process thwarted

Friday, June 29th, 2012

June 29, 2012 By Joseph Perkins After passage in the state Senate by a 33-4 bipartisan majority, the Assembly Education Committee bowed this week to the state’s all-too-powerful teachers unions, rejecting a bill authored by Padilla, D-Van Nuys, that would have expedited the dismissal process for...

Anti-nuke activists attack San Onofre

Friday, June 29th, 2012

June 29, 2012 By Joseph Perkins With San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station offline since January, Southern California Edison, the plant’s majority owner, launched an energy conservation campaign this week urging its customers to save power this summer. San Onofre’s two reactors, out of servic...

Democrats pluck low-hanging car dealers

Friday, June 29th, 2012

June 29, 2012 By Dave Roberts For California’s Democratic legislators to take on used car salesmen is to grab the lowest of low-hanging fruit. The American people’s low opinion of the ethics and honesty of car salesmen is exceeded only by their contempt for members of Congress and lobbyists. ...

Gov. Brown celebrates ObamaCare ruling

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Steven Greenhut: Gov. Jerry Brown is happy with the Supreme Court's ObamaCare ruling: “Today's dramatic Supreme Court ruling removes the last roadblock to fulfilling President Obama's historic plan to bring health care to millions of uninsured citizens.” That makes sense. The court decided that...

ObamaCare decision helps a muddled GOP

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

June 28, 2012 By Steven Greenhut From Watchdog.org The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday upholding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s sweeping health-care law was, of course, shocking given that everyone -- including, reportedly, the president and his administration -- exp...

Supreme Soviet upholds Obamacare dicatates

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

June 28, 2012 By John Seiler This just in: The Supreme Soviet just upheld the Obamacare socialized medicine scheme. The controversial "mandate" will just be relabeled a "tax." The majority opinion was written by "conservative" Chief Justice John Roberts. So all of you who supported President Bush...

Gov. Brown signs another fraudulent budget

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

June 28, 2012 By John Seiler When he was inaugurated on Jan. 3, 2011, Gov. Jerry Brown solemnly promised in his address to the people of California: "First, speak the truth. No more smoke and mirrors on the budget. No empty promises." Instead yesterday, for the second straight year, he led the Leg...

Skelton misleads on car tax

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

June 28, 2012 By John Seiler Los Angeles Times columnist George Skelton recently was feted by liberal journos and others for reporting on California for 50 years. Actually, usually he's been just a rubber stamp for the centralized tyranny known as the California government. His latest outrage: Mi...

Video: Stockton Isn’t The Only California City Ready To Go Bankrupt

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
Video: Stockton Isn’t The Only California City Ready To Go Bankrupt

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