Occupy Squatters Don’t Know Squat 30

Katy Grimes: Four days ago, more than 300 Occupy protestors were arrested after breaking into Oakland’s City Hall. Demonstrators burned a U.S. flag, threw rocks and bottles at police, and tore down fencing at the convention center, and then tried

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Todd Spitzer = Gloria Allred 0

Steven Greenhut: Former Assemblyman Todd Spitzer is running to once again win a seat on the county board of supervisors. His underdog opponent Deborah Pauly certainly pegged Spitzer during a recent debate, referring to him as the male version of

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Think Long Comes Up Short 0

The following first appeared in City Journal California. FEB. 2, 2012 By STEVEN GREENHUT California’s ongoing budgetary and political dysfunction has spawned a host of reformers backed by wealthy donors. The latest scheme, released with much fanfare in late November,

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Brown Wrong on Factory Job Loss Rate 12

FEB. 2, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his moment of infamy on a Feb 1 TV show.  He said, “California is losing manufacturing jobs at a rate no faster than the rest of the

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CA: 8 Cities in Top 10 Unemployed 4

John Seiler: What economic recovery? Of the Top 10 worst cities for unemployment in the United States, eight were in California: El Centro, Calif. 26.8 percent unemployed Yuma, Ariz. 23.1 Merced, Calif. 18.7 Yuba City, Calif. 18.1 Visalia-Porterville, Calif. 16.2

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Dems Vote to Slash School Funding 0

FEB. 1, 2012 By KATY GRIMES Anyone involved in state politics would concede that it would be a cold day in hell when Democratic legislators vote to cut school funding, especially to schools in their own districts. But that it

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Sowell Crashes CA Bullet Train

John Seiler: I’ve been reading Thomas Sowell for about 35 years now. He’s one of the few economists who can write in clear prose. Check out his columns and “The Thomas Sowell Reader.” Or spend a month of evenings on

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Jerry Nabs Tax Supporters 0

John Seiler: One good thing — if you can call it that — about Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $7 billion tax: It is revealing who is the “Establishment,” both Democrat and Republican, that really runs this state. With the Republican Party

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CA Already Max Taxes Crude Oil 10

FEB. 1, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI How “crude” of them. Tax activists in California are pushing a deceptive “oil severance tax for public education” for the November 2012 ballot to increase funding for K-12 public schools, junior colleges and state

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