Brown’s ‘Denier’ website forced to remove fallacious chart 34

Aug. 21, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Science is on nobody’s side in the contentious debate about “global warming.” That is because you can find data on either side of the argument to prove or disprove whatever you want, just as

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AG gives Parks Dept. employees immunity

Aug. 21, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — The document dump over the weekend of the State Parks and Recreation Department employees interview transcripts with the state Attorney General’s office should be the script for a Greek tragedy, or a

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Educrats: Collective bargaining rights trump existing state law 8

Aug. 21, 2012 By Chris Reed The key to understanding Golden State politics is knowing that the most powerful forces in Sacramento by a wide margin are the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers. Using union dues

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Gov. Brown’s press secretary slams Peggy Noonan 2

Aug. 20, 2012 By John Seiler Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Peggy Noonan criticized our fair state. That brought an Aug. 19 reply from Gil Duran, Gov. Jerry Brown’s press secretary. But it’s Duran who’s inaccurate. He wrote: “Peggy

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A new way to combat global warming in Calif. 5

Aug. 20, 2012 By John Seiler Gov. Jerry Brown now insists that those who question global warming — excuse me, “climate change” — are in “denial.” Well, what’s he doing? Here’s something new he can do to combat global warming

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Bankruptcy no panacea for pensions 16

Aug. 20, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – Municipal bonds have long been among the safest investments, but a coming wave of municipal bankruptcies in California — and the disturbing way one of those cities is stiffing its bondholders —

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Confusion: Each Calif. state agency uses different accounting numbers 8

Aug. 20, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi In 15th century Italy, the Medici Bank issued two sets of currency: gold Florins for exclusive use by the wealthy and silver Piccioli only for use by the poor.  Since it was forbidden to break

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Government octopus strangling state 15

August 20, 2012 By Katy Grimes If forces are at work quelling America, the best place to start would be right here in California. California used to be the 6th largest economy in the world, with rich natural resources, prime

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Federal Reserve warns, Calif., other municipal bonds very risky 15

Aug. 20, 2012 By Chriss Street Last week, we first reported first that “Permanent Link to Calif. sales tax revenue nosedives 33.5%,” then that “Moody’s warns of mass Calif. municipal bankruptcies.” During the Great Recession of the last four years,

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Prop 39 and AB 1500: A taxing alliance 14

August 20, 2012 By Katy Grimes The passage of AB 1500 by the Assembly last week demonstrates the gargantuan disconnect California Democrats have with elementary economics, as well as the economics of education. AB 1500 would raise taxes on businesses and

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