Protectionist Babs? 1

John Seiler: During the Carly Fiorina-Barbara Boxer debate Wednesday, Babs charged: When she was CEO of Hewlett-Packard, before she was terminated actually, she shipped 30,000 jobs overseas. Think about it. That’s the size of Foster City. That reminds me of Wall Street.

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Correa Protests Budget Sham 0

Steven Greenhut: Sen. Lou Correa, D-Anaheim, just told CalWatchdog that he abstained from all budget votes for a simple reason: he was protesting the “drill” budget that he viewed as a sham. “These aren’t real budget votes,” he told me.

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Funds for Moonbeam's sick buildings 0

SEPT. 2, 2010 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California newspaper editorials cry out that it is “outrageous” and “unacceptable” that almost a year after Congress granted California $25 million in Stimulus Funds to make state buildings more energy efficient that only one

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Is budget a tragedy or a horror? 0

SEPT. 2, 2010 As entertainment goes, the final regular-season episode of the Budget Show in the Capitol was shoddy. The actors – the Assembly members and senators – are B-rate. The speeches, despite their strained attempts to sound Kennedy-esque, were

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Dems boast of state's great ed system! 0

SEPT. 2, 2010 Tuesday brought Californians yet another budget charade. The “drill” that took place in the Assembly and Senate over a supposed budget vote, spoke volumes about the real worth of legislators to the state.  But what senators and

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No hope for finance reform success 0

SEPT. 2, 2010 As you read this, please keep in mind that I want the new Political Reform Act Task Force to succeed. As someone who’s spent about a decade reading through the campaign finance and personal disclosure reports the

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