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Pension criticism=racism. Aaauugghh! Aaauugghh! Aaauugghh!

Samuel Johnson’s 1775 observation that “patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel” has particular resonance nowadays, with civil libertarians who question our government’s massive spying on 300 million-plus Americans being derided as tools of U.S. enemies. But when it

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State Dems eager to implement Obamacare train wreck

The wheels may be starting to come off the Obamacare train as it rolls out nationally. But California Democrats are more interested in greasing the skids than preventing what critics fear will be a train wreck. SB 639, by Sen.

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Testing a post 0

California’s entangled clean energy policy just added another program to an already convoluted, growing bureaucracy. The new program, signed into law August 2 by Gov. Brown, is supposed to assist property owners with financing for green-energy projects. – See more at:

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The pros and cons of municipal bankruptcy 0

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of 12 in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy. What’s better for a cash-strapped municipality: filing for bankruptcy or struggling to survive without any clear solution to a massive deficit? In

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California counties are more at risk of going belly up 0

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of 12 in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy. There are many California cities likely to be facing future stress to their operating fund budgets because of rising public pension obligations.

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Senseless Remarks on Deaf Students 1

Lance Izumi:  This week in an op-ed for The New York Times, I argued that parents of children with special needs, such as those with hearing impairments, should be empowered to choose the school, public or private, that best fits the needs of

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OC Pension lawsuit 0

The New Martha Montelongo Show with CalWatchdog–OC and Pension Lawsuit, Parent-trigger is suspended, Super Sized Developers & Redevelopment v. Local Business Owners and Residents.

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