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Attack of the student zombies 7

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

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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,

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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

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Prop. 36 takes a swing at three strikes 3

Oct. 29, 2012 By Dave Roberts If Proposition 36 passes, about 2,800 inmates who have committed multiple felonies and are serving sentences of 25 years to life could be released from prison or re-sentenced to lesser terms. Those criminals were

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Social Security buys 174,000 hollow-point bullets 10

Oct. 25, 2012 By John Seiler This is from Major General Jerry Curry, a retired U.S. Army officer: “The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirms that it is purchasing 174 thousand rounds of hollow point bullets to be delivered to 41

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Abuse of the disabled in state care detailed at hearing 2

Oct. 24, 2012 By Katy Grimes The most vulnerable people in California are caught in a bureaucratic nightmare with the state’s Department of Developmental Services. A Joint Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review and Human Services held yet another hearing

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New law dumbs down Calif. math performance 12

Oct. 22, 2012 By Bill Evers and Ze’ev Wurman Gov. Jerry Brown recently sent California several decades back into the 20th century by signing Senate Bill 1200, by state Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland. This law now mandates a shocking rollback

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The Weekly Standard: ‘A Taxing Proposition’ 9

Oct. 20, 2012 Katy Grimes: The Weekly Standard just published a very good article about the taxing propositions in California this election, and what the repercussions might be should any of the measures pass. I was was quoted in the

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Something funny in Brown’s background 5

Oct. 20, 2012 By John Seiler In an interview with Esquire magazine, Gov. Jerry Brown said: “I think I’m the only governor that has actually taken vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. These were perpetual vows–even though the pope released me

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Drop, cover, and hold on to your wallet 9

Oct. 19, 2012 Katy Grimes: Thursday was “The Great California Shake Out,” earthquake preparedness day. I had the great fortune to be at the CalEPA building for a California Air Resources Board meeting in Sacramento, where we were expected to

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