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Journalism is an act, not a profession 8

July 15, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Watching some recent debates about who is a “real journalist” and who isn’t has been a source of amusement for me given that being a real journalist has not always been that

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A holiday that celebrates a nation founded on the right ideals 12

July 8, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Some fundamentalist Christians take the “Greatest Story Ever Told” and make it so unpalatable that it sends seekers running in the other direction. Likewise, some of my fellow liberty lovers take the greatest political

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Separation of marriage and state 9

July 1, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — As a kid, I remember watching a rerun of the 1952 “I Love Lucy Show” episode in which Lucy finds her marriage license while cleaning out a closet. She discovers, to her

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College loans gouging graduates 15

June 24, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Americans are still focused on the bubble in housing prices, which, after inflating and bursting in the 2000s, is inflating again. But the wreckage that collapse caused in real estate and financial

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NSA scandal reveals real liberty lovers 2

June 17, 2013 By Steven Greenhut Most Americans who pay any attention to politics believe the nation’s great chasm is between “Red State” Republicans and “Blue State” Democrats. While the nation’s two major parties have their differences, the real divide

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Reinflating debate about suburbia 5

June 10, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — After the housing bubble burst a few years ago, sending real estate prices through the floor in many places, some influential academics and urban planners celebrated the supposed demise of something they

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CA tops NY as ‘Most Hopeless State’ 12

June 7, 2013 By John Seiler Well, we still enjoy better weather. But our colleague Steven Greenhut makes the case that California is worse even than New York State under Gov. Andrew “Worse Even Than Pops Mario” Cuomo: Whenever a free-market

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Gov. Jerry Brown’s father complex 2

June 5, 2013 By John Seiler Calling Dr. Freud. Gov. Jerry Brown’s relationship with his later father, Gov. Pat Brown, is complex. It’s so complex it’s a father complex. Our colleague Steven Greenhut writes about it on Bloomberg, “Who Will

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Addicted to scare tactics 8

June 3, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — “As many as 100,000 crack babies are born every year,” reported the Los Angeles Times in an overheated 1990 article echoing the results of a Department of Health and Human Services study.

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How to fix California 13

June 2, 2013 By John Seiler Our friend Steven Greenhut has co-written, with William Osborne of the U-T San Diego, a prescription for fixing California. A couple of paragraphs: “California, the ninth-largest economy in the world, is a profoundly troubled state.

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