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Video: Why college tuition has increased so much in Calif.

Video: Why college tuition has increased so much in Calif.
August 1, 2012 By admin. Aug. 1, 2012 By Brian Calle The following video explains why college tuition is so high in California. ...

Fund transfers are purging earmarks from state budget

August 1, 2012 By admin. Aug. 1, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Is the scandal over the State Parks Director Ruth Coleman hiding $54 million in plain sight in a special fund account beginning to make the public aware of all the political earmarks in the state budget? And that those earmarks are being purged? Looks like it. Back on May 23, Calwatchdog.com was the first to reveal that, from 2007 to 2012, California had...

Paint it Blackout: Will India-type power crashes hit Calif.?

Paint it Blackout: Will India-type power crashes hit Calif.?
August 1, 2012 By admin. Aug. 1, 2012 By John Seiler India is being hit with a series of blackouts that have crippled the country. It sounds a lot like California dipped in curry. From The Economist: * India has "blackouts (during peak hours the system delivers 10% less electricity than customers want) and an inadequate grid that does not reach some 300m people." In California's case, it's 37 million people. ...

Mexico dissolves its FBI and moves to legalize drugs

July 31, 2012 By admin. July 31, 2012 By Chriss Street In a stunning development, President-elect Enrique Pena and his Institutional Revolutionary Party, who won control of Mexico’s government on July 1, moved to dissolve the Agencia Federal de Investigación.  Modeled after the United States' FBI, the AFI was founded in 2001 to crack down on Mexico’s pervasive government corruption and drug trafficking...
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