Bill Maher mangles CA

I’ve never found Bill Maher funny. His 1990s show, “Politically Incorrect,” was itself 100 percent politically correct. His current show, which I occasionally land on when surfing the channels, is more of the same P.C. His schtick is to imitate

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Members of big L.A. public union have too had raises; Times is wrong

Whenever you see a story about a public employee union seeking an across-the-board raise because members “haven’t had a raise” for X number of years, feel free to groan. You’re almost always witnessing union spin filtered through journalistic incompetence. We

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CPUC blacks out new green power prices from consumers

  California is undergoing a revolutionary change to its energy system by switching as much as 51 percent of its sources of power to renewable energy (wind, solar, geothermal), from about 17 percent.  The public investment is in the mega-billions

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Govt. global warming hoax ‘hilarious incoherence’

“Global warming deniers,” we skeptics have been called. Much of our climate change skepticism stems from the government’s involvement and manipulation of the scientific data, and the subsequent creation of a cap and trade system, designed to punish and tax

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CA media finally note Obamacare a rotten deal for young people 5

Among the many things the mainstream media have ignored or downplayed about Obamacare is how terrible a deal it is for young, healthy people. The Mercury-News finally got around to pointing this out today: “Nationwide, one study says, 3.7 million

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Domestic workers’ bill recipients received Obamacare grants

SACRAMENTO — With the Republican Party at such a low ebb, the supermajority Democratic Party is advancing connections everywhere. In particular, there’s cross-pollination between groups pushing for overtime for domestic workers — and groups receiving Obamacare money. In some cases,

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Sacto arena bill signed, but not over yet

I hate “I told ya so” moments. Gov. Jerry Brown just signed SB 743, “easing environmental regulations for developments in California cities, including a new basketball arena in downtown Sacramento,” the Los Angeles Times said. In March I predicted Senate President Pro

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Shape-shifting pol: It’s dirty pool to mention my shape-shifting

The saga of Nathan Fletcher — the 90 percent conventional Republican assemblyman who became a righteous, holier-than-thou independent before ending up a 90 percent conventional Democrat, all in 14 months — took a fun twist Friday. In the first debate

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Costly fallout from San Onofre’s decommission

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a public meeting Thursday in Carlsbad, during which members discussed the process by which the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will be decommissioned and, importantly, who will ultimately foot the projected $4 billion bill. This

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