Trial lawyers want more money 0

August 6, 2012 By Katy Grimes Trial lawyers are not content to win medical damages cases and get paid a chunk of the damages awarded to the plaintiff. They are going after a bigger piece of the insurance pie. Senate

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Mayor takes on Anaheim violence 1

Aug. 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — After Tom Tait was sworn in as mayor of Anaheim in November 2010, he issued a statement announcing the city’s commitment to “kindness and freedom.” One reader — knowing this to be

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Course list at Arnold’s new USC think tank 0

Aug. 6, 2012 By John Seiler Last week, über-moderate, Herr Post-Partisan Depression, ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger funded a new think tank in his dishonor at USC. As if he hadn’t done enough in his seven years as governor to wreck the state.

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Cruz win in Texas blazes victory path for CA GOP

Aug. 6, 2012 By John Seiler California Republicans are gathering this weekend for their convention in Burbank. For inspiration, they should look to what is happening in neighboring states. Two years ago, Republicans nominated for governor Susana Martinez in New

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The devil and Jerry Brown quote tax scriptures for own purposes 36

Aug. 3, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi On August 2, California Gov. Jerry Brown erroneously invoked the following passage from the Christian New Testament in support of his proposed package of tax increases under Proposition 30 on the November ballot: “For

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Calif. refuses to generate own electricity 28

Aug. 3, 2012 By Joseph Perkins George Santayana famously warned, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So it is that, only a decade after the Great California Energy Crisis, during which wholesale electricity prices ran

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Calif. retiree health care time bomb is ticking 28

Aug. 3, 2012 By Dave Roberts When discussing California’s exorbitant benefits for state government employees that are threatening to bankrupt the state, much of the focus has been on pensions. And rightly so, with estimates of the unfunded pension liability

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Special interests could fil-A the Dems 6

August 3, 2012 Katy Grimes: Only hours after the Democratic National Committee announced that the 2012 platform would endorse same-sex marriage, a group of black pastors came out swinging, and saying that they feel betrayed by President Barack Obama. “We

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New analysis of June 6 primary: Republicans gained on Democrats 0

Aug. 2, 2012 By Katy Grimes Democrats should be upset and Republicans smiling at the numbers from the June 5 primary, a new CalWatchDog.com analysis shows. That’s contrary to the popular belief that Republicans are faltering in the Golden State.

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Calif. default risk turns Gov. Brown into a capitalist 12

Aug. 2, 2012 By Chriss Street There is nothing like the threat of insolvency and a downgrade to junk bond status to motivate traditionally liberal politicians to abandon the environmentalists who heavily fund their campaigns.  Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown

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