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Steven Greenhut

Steven Greenhut is CalWatchdog’s contributing editor. Greenhut was deputy editor and columnist for The Orange County Register for 11 years. He is author of the new book, “Plunder! How Public Employee Unions are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation.”

Is a populist revolt brewing? 0

Jan. 25, 2010 In a telling interview on National Public Radio, a Democrat from a Boston suburb, who described himself as a proud liberal, said he nevertheless voted for Brown because of the man’s fears of an American future soaked

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We're All Obstacles to Reform 0

Jan. 18, 2010 Technically speaking, it’s not hard to figure out how to solve California’s permanent fiscal crisis – if one neglects the political mountains that would have to be moved to implement the fixes. A few good starting points:

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Dismal state 2

Jan. 9, 2010 Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s final State of the State address, delivered in the Capitol on Jan. 6, was the microcosm of his entire failed administration. It was a reminder that those who govern the nation’s most populous state

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Good, bad and ugly initiatives 1

Jan. 5, 2010: Any reform that will actually help fix the ongoing California government’s fiscal mess (serious spending limits, pension reform, limits on union power, cutbacks in the size of state government, educational privatization, etc.) cannot possibly pass, given political

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