Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Wall Street Journal too nervous about bullet-train ruling

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal's editorial page continued its excellent coverage of California issues with an editorial (behind pay wall) about the July 31st appellate court ruling that overturned a trial court ruling essentially blocking concrete steps toward the construction of the stat...

‘Since voters are so stupid, let govt. make all decisions’

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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The pabulum voters are being fed has escalated to new heights… or lows as the case may be. In a letter to the Sac Bee editor today, a reader claimed Alexis de Tocqueville would have supported Sacramento City Council's decision to forge ahead with the publicly subsidized arena without a vo...

Drones a litmus test on trust in government

Monday, March 18th, 2013

March 18, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -– Don't you hate it when life starts to resemble one of those bleak, futuristic dystopian movies? I'm thinking of an almost unfathomable reality –- local and state governments are joining the feds in buying unmanned aerial vehicles -– drones -–...

L.A. Times Attempting Suicide

Monday, March 5th, 2012

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, running up $233 million in legal fees. According to the Times...