Posts Tagged ‘Aaron Wildavsky’

Brown needs to cut moonbeams, not welfare

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Commentary April 20, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi California Gov. Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown recently issued a phony challenge to the state legislature to “man up” and cut services out of the state budget to resolve a lingering $9 billion deficit. Brown was telling the legislature to remove the pr...

Actually, tax increase would slam Calif. economy

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

April 17, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Dan Walters, call your office!  Or call a reputable economist for therapy. Walters writes that a marginal tax rate increase amounting to $9 to $10 billion in new revenue would reflect only 0.5 percent of the total state Gross Domestic Product.  And it would incr...

CA Launches Green Chemistry Inquisition

Monday, February 6th, 2012

FEB. 6, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI No one expects the California Green Chemistry Inquisition. In post-industrial California, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control has launched an inquisition called the Green Chemistry Initiative to determine if there are safer alternatives to the use ...