The Dark Side of Climate Activism 0

Feb. 23, 2012 Peter Gleick is a fraudster. The president and co-founder of the Oakland-based Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security confessed this week that he used a stolen identity to obtain internal documents from the Heartland

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10 Reasons Why Cal State Chair Carter Must Go 5

Commentary FEB. 23, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Herbert Carter’s reconfirmation as the chairman of the California State University Board of Trustees could be taken up by the State Senate as early as today, Feb. 23. Cal State University lobbyists have

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Pension Reform Mirrors Brown Proposal 23

FEB. 22, 2012 By KATY GRIMES With the recent pension reform ballot initiative defeated before it ever made it onto the ballot, many in California believed that taxpayers would never get a change to vote on the escalating pension debt

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Flopped 5 Ignites Meathead Cig Tax 13

John Seiler: Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Flopped5.org is a great new site setting fire to the First 5 California program that taxes cigarettes 50 cents a pack to fund programs that supposedly help kids. First 5 is paid

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HR 1837 Bill Reignites Water War 16

FEB. 22, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California’s historic water social contract been held together by force, fraud and sometimes the consent of the governed.  The result has been Northern California giving up water to Central Valley farmers and Southern California

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Not Another Teen Regulation Bill 2

FEB. 22, 2012 By KATY GRIMES According to legislators, teenage boys in California are violent. Therefore, only an Assembly resolution can save the unsuspecting teenage girls from the inevitable violence. February 2012 has been dubbed “Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.”

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Follow the Money to Find School Scandals 1

Commentary FEB. 22, 2012 By CHRIS REED The proposal of a Democratic assemblyman to keep students from eating at food trucks instead of school cafeterias is ostensibly about public health, obesity and food safety. But while nanny state motives may

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State Edu-Welfare Expansion Plans 3

FEB. 21, 2012 More than 50 percent of California college students do not pay for school at the state’s public colleges and universities. Unfortunately, the dropout rate is also about 50 percent. This is because, along with all of the free

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Pelosi Backs Govt. Workers Over Us 7

John Seiler: Federal government workers, incredibly, make on average twice what we tax-slaves make in the private sector. Reported USA Today: “At a time when workers’ pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees’ average compensation has grown to more than

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Pro-Biz California Democrats Emerging? 11

FEB. 21, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The intent of California political redistricting has been to attract more centrist candidates who might reduce the notorious political dysfunction in the state Legislature. A candidate has entered the race for the newly created

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