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State's Prisons Exploding
NOV. 5, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO It was apparently a matter of “disrespect.” It happened at Calipatria State Prison, located on the edge of the Salton Sea near the Mexican border. Around 2 p.m. on June 12, two inmates met at the Facility A recreation yard and shortly thereafter began fighti...
Unlikely Activists Against Rail
NOV. 5, 2010 Elizabeth Alexis and Nadia Naik were lost. Their arms wrapped around folders and laptop computers, they were trying to find Room 447 in the state Capitol. That particular room is in the “old” wing of the Capitol, but they were in the “new” wing, riding the elevator up to the fo...
California Was Impervious To Change
This article was first published in City Journal. NOV. 4, 2010 By STEVEN GREENHUT No state is in a bigger fiscal jam than California, with its structural budget deficit and massive unfunded liabilities for well-compensated public employees. The state’s business climate is atrocious, and unem...
Gerrymandering Muted CA Tea Party
NOV. 4, 2010 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The Tea Party movement couldn’t overcome the mathematics of political gerrymandering on Election Day Nov. 2 in California. All that the some 240 groups of the Tea Party movement in California had to show were possibly two pickups of congressional seats out of 53 se...
Why Amateur Meg Lost
John Seiler: If you've been reading CalWatchDog.com, you know we called the election all along: that Meg Whitman's campaign was a disaster. It was aloof and unfocused. I kept calling it amateurish. This link goes to a search of my 12 references here to her "amateur" campaign. Now, the first insi...
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