Breaking News-October, 2012

Do they really want to combat global warming?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Commentary Oct. 31, 2012 By John Seiler Nowadays, almost anything that happens is blamed on "global warming." Or its more recent euphemism, "climate change." On his blog, Al Gore just wrote: "For many, Hurricane Sandy may prove to be a similar event: a time when the climate crisis—which is of...

California’s fate rests on more than this election

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
California’s fate rests on more than this election

October 31, 2012 By Katy Grimes As California voters prepare to square off with several tax increase measures on next Tuesday's ballot, the fate of California balances on a precarious cliff. But it's not just the tax increases which could push the state over the cliff... that's just part one. Pa...

Gov. Brown campaigns for rich public-employee unions

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Commentary Oct. 31, 2012 By Mark Cabaniss If you have the stomach, listen to Jesuit seminary dropout (1957)  Gov. Jerry Brown out on the campaign trail recently, selling his newest tax hike, Proposition 30:  “I like to quote from St. Luke: ‘From those who have been given, much will be asked...

Attack of the student zombies

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Oct. 31, 2012 Katy Grimes: Beware the student zombies at CSU Sacramento and CSU Sonoma. The California Faculty Association is sponsoring a flash mob today at the colleges, "with staff and students in costume, dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' with lyrics adapted to support Proposition 30."...

Whole Foods suffers second thoughts on Prop. 37

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Whole Foods suffers second thoughts on Prop. 37

Oct. 30, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The campaign over Proposition 37 isn't as simple as it might seem at first glance. On the Nov. 6 ballot, the Genetically Engineered Labeling Initiative would mandate that genetically modified foods be given special labels. Whole Foods Market, the giant health-foo...

Reform for California only a vote away

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Oct. 30, 2012 By Katy Grimes Anyone who still has the hope of reforming California knows that it must begin with the political system. Far too many politicians in California are so heavily influenced by big money that constituents seem to be nothing more than an afterthought and a group to pande...

Prop. 30: If it fails, then it holds teacher pay hostage, not kids

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Oct. 30, 2012 By Chris Reed Proposition 30's fading poll prospects have led to redoubled efforts by Gov. Jerry Brown and his media allies to warn us how we will betray our schoolchildren if we don't raise sales taxes and increase income taxes on the wealthy on Nov. 6. Many editorial pages failed...

Gov. Brown calls CBS reporter ‘thug’

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Gov. Brown calls CBS reporter ‘thug’

Oct. 30, 2012 Katy Grimes: UPDATE: Since I wrote about Gov. Jerry Brown's awkward confrontational moment with a Los Angeles reporter last week, I expected to see the story all over the news. When a governor behaves badly in public, it's usually news. But there has been a virtual news blackout on th...

Obama’s green jobs went up in smoke

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Obama’s green jobs went up in smoke

Oct. 30, 2012 Katy Grimes: The phony green jobs that I have been writing about for several years are just another inconvenient truth in this administration. The U.S. Labor Department's Inspector General just released a report on Friday revealing that President Obama's green jobs training progra...

Millionaire tax flight study full of hasty generalizations

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Oct. 30, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi When hosting TV game show "Family Feud,” the late host Richard Dawson made famous his line: “Survey says!” There's a new study out on how millionaires react to tax increases. What does the survey say? “Millionaire Migration in California: The Impact of Top...

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