Posts Tagged ‘depression’

Debra Bowen revelations appear to explain her failure on job

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Saturday's Los Angeles Times' bombshell about Secretary of State Debra Bowen's struggles with depression struck a sad chord with many people who have struggled with mental illness or had a family member with such problems. Two months before Californians go to the polls to choose a governor, the sta...

Economic Decline Accelerating

Friday, July 15th, 2011

John Seiler: The recent phony budget deal that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law anticipated $4 billion in extra revenues from a booming economy. Oops. All the indicators coming out show that the economy is declining again, meaning tax revenues also will be falling again, not rising: * Inflation i...

Vallejo Is Dying

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

John Seiler: Newsweek listed the Top 10 cities in America that are dying. No. 1 is New Orleans, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. No. 2 is Vallejo, which has suffered more than any other city from the Schwarzenegger Decade of misgovernment. Vallejo has suffered more even than Detroit and several o...

'Surviving California' Blog

Friday, October 29th, 2010

My friend Bob Pace has a blog called "Surviving California." Great name. I wish I'd thought of it. It makes you think of your life as being on one of those Reality TV shows, although in this case you're not on an island but in the most anti-business, anti-human state in the union, perhaps on the pla...

Worse than you think

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

John Seiler: If you've been reading, you've seen my pieces warning that the economy might not perform up to the expectations of Gov. Arnold and the leaders in the Legislature. Back on June 21, I warned that a recession well could be coming in 2011, making the budget mess much worse....