Others feel wrath of police unions 51

Oct. 28, 2012 By Steven Greenhut FULLERTON — Many people were outraged this summer after a private investigator, with ties to a law firm that represents 120 police unions in California, made an apparently false police report that a Costa

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Yes, Prop. 30 would fund pensions 19

Oct. 27, 2012 By John Seiler If Proposition 30 passes, the $6 billion it would soak from taxpayers would just go straight to public-employee pensions. The facts are provided in a op-ed in the Orange County Register by Phil Yarbrough

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Hollywood says: Tax cuts spur growth

Oct. 27, 2012 By John Seiler Hollywood usually backs left-wing causes, such as tax increases and politicians who increase taxes. For example, Steven Spielberg and Barbra Streisand are big fans of President Obama. They agree with him that tax increases

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California’s real debt $617 billion 15

Oct. 26, 2012 Katy Grimes: As California voters head out to vote on November 6, everyone should note that California’s real debt is not just the measly $16 billion that Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democrats bandy about; California’s real

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China bashing doesn’t help California 7

Oct. 26, 2012 By Joseph Perkins I imagine that Jeremy Potash, executive director of the California-Asia Business Council, winced this week while watching the foreign policy debate between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. Her group is trying to increase

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Prop 35. toughens sex crime penalties 2

Oct. 26, 2012 By Dave Roberts When Dellena Hoyer first started turning tricks, she was 12 years old. She told her story to a joint legislative safety committee informational hearing in August on Proposition 35, which seeks to increase penalties

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Newspapers opine on the 11 propositions 3

Oct. 26, 2012 By John Seiler The Nooner site on California politics has compiled a nifty grid with all the newspaper editorial-page opinions on the 11 propositions. Click on the Y or N for the link to each individual editorial.

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New small biz survey supposedly supports tax increases 30

Oct. 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes A new survey of 500 small businesses claims that a majority of small business owners want high income earners to be taxed more. This is difficult to believe, and amazing timing with the election

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Barking up the wrong tree for Prop. 30 9

Oct. 26, 2012 Katy Grimes: As Gov. Jerry Brown and his little dog Sutter criss-cross California campaigning at public schools for passage of his tax increases, students should quiz Brown on his math. University professors and instructors have made the

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L.A. Times education reporter: Oblivious or in the tank? 2

Oct. 25 By Chris Reed The Los Angeles Times is the biggest newspaper in the state by far, presumably staffed with veteran reporters with a BS detector. As it turns out, the reporter on one of their most important beats

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