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Mayor takes on Anaheim violence

August 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut. Aug. 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -- After Tom Tait was sworn in as mayor of Anaheim in November 2010, he issued a statement announcing the city's commitment to "kindness and freedom." One reader -- knowing this to be the type of governmental hubris that's almost too easy to lampoon -- urged me to reach for the poison pen. I declined. Although the statement struck me as naïve...

Cruz win in Texas blazes victory path for CA GOP

Cruz win in Texas blazes victory path for CA GOP
August 6, 2012 By admin. Aug. 6, 2012 By John Seiler California Republicans are gathering this weekend for their convention in Burbank. For inspiration, they should look to what is happening in neighboring states. Two years ago, Republicans nominated for governor Susana Martinez in New Mexico and Brian Sandoval in New Mexico. Both favored cutting government and reducing taxes. Both won. Last week, Texas Repu...

The devil and Jerry Brown quote tax scriptures for own purposes

August 3, 2012 By admin. Aug. 3, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi On August 2, California Gov. Jerry Brown erroneously invoked the following passage from the Christian New Testament in support of his proposed package of tax increases under Proposition 30 on the November ballot: "For those whom much is given, much will be asked." (Luke 12:48) This is a reference to Brown’s proposed tax on the :rich” earning $250,000 ...

Calif. refuses to generate own electricity

August 3, 2012 By Joseph Perkins. Aug. 3, 2012 By Joseph Perkins George Santayana famously warned, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So it is that, only a decade after the Great California Energy Crisis, during which wholesale electricity prices ran up 800 percent in an eight-month span, state energy officials once again find themselves complaining of market manipulation by an electr...
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