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How Not To Fix A Broken State
OCT. 19, 2010 This book review was first published in City Journal. By STEVEN GREENHUT California Crackup: How Reform Broke The Golden State And How We Can Fix It, by Joe Mathews and Mark Paul (University of California Press, 240 pp., $19.95) California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently w...
Howard Dean Avoids Boxer, Brown
OCT. 19, 2010 By KATY GRIMES While in California on Friday,  former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean made a speaking appearance, but didn’t do any campaigning for Democratic candidates. It appears that every news outlet in the state is reporting that former Alaska governor a...
Unfunded Pension Liability Study!
Anthony Pignataro: This one comes to us from Perry Wong and I-Leng Shen at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica. Founded by convicted felon Michael Milken, the non-profit think tank seeks to "create a more democratic and efficient global economy," whatever that may be. Anyway, the study (click her...
Press-Dem: Big Money In State Is In Pot, Not Wine
LAT: DA Says Sen. Wright Lied About Two Homes