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Big UC changes may come from private ‘Committee of Two’ meetings 

Ironically, in the midst of Sunshine Week, designed to create more open government and freedom of information, the “Committee of Two” considering the financial situation of the UC system – Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano – are

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Federal judge confuses Declaration with Constitution

You can’t make this stuff up. Why do we have to live under the rule of people who don’t know the difference between the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution? Here’s the story from Breitbart: “A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban

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Modesto Junior College bans U.S. Constitution

Although governments regularly ignore the U.S. Constitution, this is ridiculous. Modesto Junior College has banned the distribution of the Constitution on campus! “The Constitution guarantees the right to free speech, but don’t try to pass out copies of it at

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Mayor-forLife Bloomberg: Shred the Constitution 15

April 23, 2013 By John Seiler It’s terrible that four people were killed in Boston last week. But for that should we ditch the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights? That’s what New York Mayor-for-Life Michael Bloomberg insists: “The

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No CA university among those with worst graduation records 2

April 21, 2013 By John Seiler Although we often criticize California government here at CalWatchDog.com, we also like to highlight the occasional good news. I just found something that’s worth mentioning, although a few months old. The Fiscal Times lists

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CA Supreme Court allows only union protests on private property 14

Dec. 28, 2012 By John Seiler In civics and law classes, we’re taught that the court system is “objective” and “follows the Constitution.” In fact, courts are just more political bodies. And as someone said, the U.S. Supreme Court “reads

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Restoring the GOP and the American Dream 28

Commentary Dec. 20, 2012 By B. Wayne Hughes Jr. The Republican Party lost the presidential election of 2012. Here in California, my own state doubled down on big government by adding a novel surcharge to its already high 11.3 percent income

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The post-Constitution VP debate

Oct. 12, 2012 By John Seiler I watch debates differently. I look for how each candidate upholds the U.S. Constitution, which each has taken an oath to “preserve, protect and defend.” In the vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul

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Totalitarians run California 23

Sept. 10, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — The main problem with the California Legislature is not that it spends your money far faster than it comes in, or that much of it is squandered on absurd programs and on

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Brown gets religion on tax increases 14

April 30, 2012 By John Seiler Hey, I thought we had “separation of state” in America? Even though it’s not exactly in the Constitution, but imposed by court rulings. Anyway, Gov. Jerry Brown has been campaigning in churches for his tax

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