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Hiltzik ignores massive debt

August 15, 2012 By admin. Aug. 15, 2012 By John Seiler Los Angeles Times business writer Michael Hiltzik is an excellent reporter. But when he gets to policy, his leftist perspective comes to the fore. That can be seen in today's article on Paul Ryan's budget proposal. Ryan was just picked by Mitt Romney as the Republicans' presidential nominee. In any budget article, the first thing to look for is this: The $...

These bills would kill even more Calif. jobs

These bills would kill even more Calif. jobs
August 15, 2012 By admin. Aug. 15, 2012 By Dave Roberts California’s official unemployment rate in June was 10.7 percent, third highest in the country. It’s been in double digits for 42 straight months. When those who have stopped looking for work or are underemployed are included, California’s real unemployment rate skyrockets to 20.3 percent. One of the reasons that one out of five Californians is in s...

Calif. sales tax revenue nosedives 33.5%

August 14, 2012 By admin. Aug. 14, 2012 By Chriss Street We were severely criticized last week by the left and the right for publishing, "Calif. default risk turns Gov. Brown into a capitalist." The report highlighted that Gov. Jerry Brown is steamrolling environmentalists and regulators to generate more state tax revenue by expediting approval of pro-business infrastructure. But our detractors were stunned t...

Robbing business to pay for education

August 14, 2012 By admin. August 14, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Even in California, there are lawmakers who recognize that the "Middle Class Scholarship" bill is just one more attempt to tax businesses to help expand California’s growing education welfare system. AB 1500, by Assembly Speaker John Perez, finally passed the Assembly Monday, with the help of one Republican, and a former Republican. Af...
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