Posts Tagged ‘Arnold Schwarzenegger’

7 ways James Fallows is wrong about the CA bullet train

Friday, July 11th, 2014
fallows

Writing on The Atlantic's website, the much-respected journalist/intellectual James Fallows -- a Redlands native who knows California better than nearly all other national pundits -- has come out as a big fan of the state's bullet-train project. He promises to return frequently to the project in com...

Arnold still driving Hummer

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
Schwarzenegger bentley

Despite its motto, "Advancing Policy, Not Politics" -- as if the two could be separated -- the USC Schwarzenegger Institute still promotes the former governor's policies on global warming/climate change. A recent press release reads: Arnold Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on President Obama’s Pla...

Sacramento pack somehow perceives well-run state government

Friday, July 4th, 2014
Darrell-Steinberg

Happy Fourth, everyone! In January 2008. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said that he backed state lawmakers' push to revise strict term limits for a specific reason. In response to a question I asked him at an editorial board meeting, Arnold said he thought Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez and Senate...

Green flack thinks <2% annual growth in CA ‘cleantech’ is impressive

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
ab32

The fallout from the news that 16 Assembly Democrats were willing to go on the record with their concerns that AB 32 will drive up gas prices and cause economic pain to struggling folks in their home districts continues to grow. It's gotten attention not just in California but national play. Th...

De Leon hammers away at key idiocy of CA bullet-train plan

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Over the years, in conversations with friends unfamiliar with California politics and with people I've met while traveling or at events or doing talk radio, I'm often asked about the state's bullet-train project. When folks hear that the cost is much higher than initially predicted, they're not s...

Report: Global warming data bogus

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Schwazenegger signs AB 32

Can we repeal AB 32 now? Both Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed AB 32 (shown in the nearby picture), and Gov. Jerry Brown, who is implementing it, said global warming science was "certain." But now there's more evidence the temperatures were cooked, like putting a match under your thermomete...

Chart shows Brown budget follows Gann Limit

Monday, June 16th, 2014
Gann Limit 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislators are congratulating themselves on passing a budget by the June 15 deadline and keeping a lid on spending. They insist they're avoiding the excess spending that got the state into trouble when past recessions hit in 1990, 2000 and 2007, producing massive def...

Where’s Arnold in the governor’s race?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Schwarzenegger, conference

Where's ex-Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in the primary election races decided today? By far the most successful GOP candidate in California in the last 15 years, he is nowhere to be seen in this important election. He has endorsed nobody for governor, and nobody for any other races. Jus...

CA GOP’s Arnold Problem

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
CA GOP’s Arnold Problem

Going on 11 years now, the California Republican Party has an "Arnold Problem." Gone from office now almost four years, ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to loom over the party. Here's what "The Terminator" promised during the 2003 "Total Recall" election: The reality: Arnold swept the...

Update: More on Climategate cooked books

Saturday, May 17th, 2014
Rosie the riveter

AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, continues to gut the California economy. Even after the 2009 revelations of Climategate showing that "climate scientists" cooked the books on the numbers. Even after Climategate II in 2011. Now we have Climategate III. James Delingpole repor...