ACA disrupts dental coverage market

Since its disastrous rollout, the bad press hasn’t stopped coming for Obamacare. First, the health insurance exchange website — which cost $600 million to create — simply didn’t work. (Three 20-year-old programmers, however, managed to fix one of the site’s

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Prof. Dr. Schwarzenegger totally doesn’t recall his record

Funding your own Institute entitles you to distort your record. Except with me. Last Friday ex-Gov. and USC Downey Prof. Dr. Arnold Schwarzenegger (USC actually made him both a professor and a doctor) presided over a symposium at his USC

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How CA GOP will attack Dems in 2014 election

California Republicans might not be the most talented bunch, but now and then they can figure out what to do. This time, it’s obvious. They will do three things: 1. Attack Obamacare. 2. Attack Obamacare. 3. Attack Obamacare. The next

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Immigration reform all but dead for 2013 and 2014 6

Shocked by their poor showing in the 2012 presidential election, Republicans looked for ways to change their brand. The first idea: Embrace immigration reform. A slew of Republican lawmakers and influential conservative intellectuals came out in favor of granting citizenship

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The holiday talk, from Barackobama.com

This holiday season, nothing says Happy Holidays like health insurance. And nothing says health insurance like government health care, according to the Obama administration. “This holiday season, millions of Americans have a chance to get quality, affordable health insurance—many for

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Obamacare: National media finally turn on Obama — and Nancy Pelosi

The national media are finally done with covering up the incompetence of Barack Obama. Savor this amazing lead from Ron Fournier of National Journal, the former AP Washington bureau chief who still helps set conventional wisdom about national politics: “Incompetence,

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State of CA worsened Desert Hot Springs’ financial problems

Desert Hot Springs is a poor city east of Banning. The city’s median income of $31,356 is 55 percent of California’s $57,287. It also has a reputation for crystal meth production straight out of  the television series “Breaking Bad.” Hot

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Referendum advances to repeal bathroom bill

Organized and run by Privacy for All Students, a potential  referendum, if approved by California voters, would repeal AB 1266, commonly known as the transgender school bathroom bill. By Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, AB 1266’s language says “that a pupil

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Sacramento arena proponents make desperate weekend robo-calls

My weekend was interrupted with yet another robo-call. But unlike other robo-callers, this outfit actually left a message… a jaw-dropping message. Never mind that I have an unlisted home phone number. “This is an urgent call from  DowntownArena.org,” the message

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