Video: Schiff: The next economic crisis

Can we spend our way toward prosperity? Will the world move away from pricing oil in dollars? Peter Schiff tells Cal WatchDog.com’s James Poulos about the coming consequences of our economic policies and why you can’t rely on the dollar. Who

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McCarthy slams brakes on federal funding for high-speed rail

High-speed rail has a new obstacle: new House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield. McCarthy, who has long opposed the plan, has announced that he’ll block any new initiatives to direct federal funds toward the project. According to the Wall Street

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LA, CA still avoiding pension reality 51

The ultimate pension reform is Detroit-style bankruptcy, with retirees getting less than what they are owed by contract. As the NY Times reported on July 22: “DETROIT — Coming to terms with what came to be seen as inevitable, this

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Boxer-Feinsten water bill stresses conservation, not supply

There are two ways to manage water. One way is to capture more water and store it for dry years. The second way is to keep dividing up existing water supplies. This second way is pushed in a newly proposed bill,

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Video: Peter Schiff on economic collapse

Can American economic policies continue failing? Will California’s real estate always go up? Interviewed by CalWatchDog.com’s James Poulos, Peter Schiff says we have to admit we have a problem … and we all need a lot of economic rehab.

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San Onofre decommissioning: $4.4 billion wasted

According to the U-T, the decommissioning of the San Onofre nuclear powerplant will cost $4.4 billion. The money, of course, will be paid by ratepayers. It is owned mainly by Southern California Edison and SGD&E. Even if stockholders are hit

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Can CA be 100% clean energy by 2050?

  Can California be oil-free by 2050, just 36 years from now? Yes, according to Mark Jacobson of Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy. He says California can be oil free by 2050 with a quadruple redundant energy system of thousands of

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CA hits roadblocks in Obamacare implementation

It’s a bumpy road for the implementation of Obamacare through the Covered California exchange. Thanks to the cumbersome and convoluted nature of the process, state regulators are grappling with bad provider lists, limited plan acceptance and a host of complaints

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Video: Impact of Vergara v. California on teachers unions

CalWatchdog contributor James Poulos discusses impact of Vergara v. California on teachers unions and politics in California.

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Behind push against truancy/absenteeism: unions’ money hunt

What is by far the single most important factor in how California government functions? I stand by my theory that I wrote up last year for Cal Watchdog: Like Neo figuring out how life was coded to work in “The

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