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So how great is Obamacare/Covered CA doing? 7

Michael Hiltzik writes that Obamacare is doing fantastic: “Against all odds and expectations, enrollments in health plans qualified under the Affordable Care Act are surging Monday toward — and maybe beyond — the 7-million figure projected by the Congressional Budget Office before

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Fracking: California should learn from Britain’s change of course

When it comes to green propaganda about hydraulic fracturing, it’s been a dead heat between New York state and Western Europe as to where the alarmists had the most clout. Mostly because of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s dithering and pandering,  nothing

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L.A. Times: 30-year borrowing to buy short-lived iPads? Ho hum. 2

June 19, 2013 By Chris Reed All over California, school districts are doing illogical, unethical, unseemly things with their finances. Unconstitutional attempts to make parents pay for basic educational materials. Siphoning funds from federal school lunch programs for the operating

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Congrats to LAT on success of fracking disinformation campaign 6

June 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The new Los Angeles Times poll showing sharp skepticism among Californians about hydraulic fracturing — the newly improved oil-gas drilling process that has triggered a brown energy revolution — should trigger fierce pride among

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Michael Hiltzik ❤ Big Brother IRS

May 30, 2013 By John Seiler I often have criticized Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik for almost always favoring more government — more taxes, more spending, more controls. But I have to commend him for his recent column, “Showing

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Hiltzik mangles gun statistics

Feb. 18, 2013 By John Seiler In the Los Angeles Times’ continued attack on our gun rights, Michael Hiltzik writes: “Consider the most important statistic related to California’s gun laws. In 1981, before the most stringent rules were adopted, California’s

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Lance Armstrong should have kept fighting

Aug. 27, 2012 By John Seiler With a name like Lance-Arm-Strong, Lance Armstrong should have kept fighting the anti-doping charges against him. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency just supposedly “stripped” him of his seven titles, although it’s not clear if they

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Hiltzik ignores massive debt 10

Aug. 15, 2012 By John Seiler Los Angeles Times business writer Michael Hiltzik is an excellent reporter. But when he gets to policy, his leftist perspective comes to the fore. That can be seen in today’s article on Paul Ryan’s

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Cal ISO focuses on Enron 2, not Cap & Trade manipulation 0

July 20, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi A rerun is playing on TV of the inaccurate 2005 “documentary” movie, “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” about Enron manipulating the California Electricity Crisis of 2001. It features Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and

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L.A. Times Attempting Suicide 22

Commentary MARCH 5, 2012 By JOHN SEILER Today the Los Angeles Times is charging for visiting its site online. This is a suicide attempt that will severely damage the paper. Its parent company, Tribune Co., long has been in bankruptcy,

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