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Occupy-style rhetoric used to frame CA drought

Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement of mandatory water cutbacks led to news coverage of the disparities in water usage between very rich neighborhoods and everywhere else. In San Diego, this instantly prompted angry comments on social media about Rancho Santa Fe,

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CA residents most likely to go from poor to rich

A massive statistical analysis of upward and downward economic mobility in the United States that is getting big play on The New York Times website is loaded with fodder for interesting comments about American life. Here are the key conclusions

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California Budget Project analysis of Prop. 30 slights slam to business, jobs 25

Sept. 12, 2012 By John Seiler Sometimes the left-leaning California Budget Project produces worthy studies. Its new analysis of Proposition 30 isn’t one of them. Being pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown and the state’s powerful government-worker unions, Prop. 30 would

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Good 1% vs. bad 1%

YouTubes like this give me hope that young folks are figuring out what’s going on. After all, they’re the ones on the hook for the $16 trillion federal debt, $1 trillion in their own college debt and numerous other debts.

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