Robbing business to pay for education 0

August 14, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Even in California, there are lawmakers who recognize that the “Middle Class Scholarship” bill is just one more attempt to tax businesses to help expand California’s growing education welfare system. AB 1500, by

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Assembly Republican, ex-Republican sell out on tax hikes 7

Aug. 14, 2012 By John Seiler Just a couple of months ago Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher was being hailed as a new kind of “postpartisan,” “non-ideological,” “bipartisan” politician we need more of in the state Capitol. He had quit the Republican

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Brown’s and CARB’s Tahoe-ist Environmentalism Killing Jobs 7

Aug. 14, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Gov. Jerry Brown once dabbled in the concept of “Tao” in Zen Buddhist religion. William Voegeii says that what explains Jerry Brown’s “Tao” is his rejection of his father’s values.  But it isn’t Brown’s,

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Is California the next Detroit? 26

Aug. 14, 2012 By Robert J Cristiano, Ph.D. Most Californians live within about 50 miles of its majestic coastline — for good reason. The California coastline is blessed with arguably the most desirable climate on Earth, magnificent beaches, a backdrop

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Steinberg offers weak apology over hearing blackout 9

Aug. 14, 2012 By Katy Grimes Sen. Pres pro Tem Darrell Steinberg offered a weak apology Monday for cutting off access to the Capitol cable television program last week, which was recording an important Senate hearing about four of the November ballot

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Fiorina delivers fiery speech for CA GOP 0

Aug. 13, 2012 By Katy Grimes BURBANK — Mitt Romney’s announcement Saturday that Rep. Paul Ryan would be joining him on the Republican ticket fired up the California Republican Convention. That evening, more fireworks came from Carly Fiorina, the former

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I’m sharing enough 0

Aug. 13, 2012 By John Seiler I make a middle-class income. I never even have come close to making as much money as such rich, liberal tax-increasers as Arnold Schwarzenegger, George H.W. Bush (the first one), President Obama, Gov. Jerry

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I report from the Calif. GOP convention in Burbank

Aug. 13, 2012 By John Seiler BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN BURBANK — My drive up from Huntington Beach to Burbank to attend the California Republican Convention displayed much of what is wrong with the state. A 51-mile trip took two hours. Beach

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How to create jobs: End inclusionary housing laws 2

Aug. 13, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi For decades, about 170 cities across California have been mandating that developers overprice about four out of five new housing units by as much as $148,000 per unit to exclude truly affordable housing from

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Video: Interview with Steve Forbes on America’s fiscal cliff

Aug. 13, 2012 By Brian Calle This is the second part of my interview with Steve Forbes, the owner of Forbes magazine and a former presidential candidate. He comments on America heading over a fiscal cliff.

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