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Romney passes education test, Obama flunks 0

Nov. 5, 2012 By Lance Izumi In the presidential debates and in recent interviews, it’s clear that Mitt Romney realizes something that President Obama can’t seem to fathom: the federal government is not the nation’s school board. In the third

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I can’t wait for this election to be over

Nov. 2, 2012 By John Seiler Just four more day to D-Day — Democracy Day. Then this dreadful election finally will be over. If the ancient Greeks could have seen how things would have turned out, instead of inventing democracy,

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Romney dominates first debate 9

Oct. 3, 2012 Katy Grimes: It was unimistakable confidence on display tonight at the first Presidential debate between President Barack Obama, and challenger, former Massachusettes Governor Mitt Romney. But the confidence wasn’t coming from the President as so many in

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Is Mitt Romney channeling Meg Whitman?

Sept. 25, 2012 By John Seiler Maybe Mitt Romney will put in a boffo appearance at the three debates in October and go on to win. But for now, his campaign clearly is floundering. Remember Meg Whitman’s campaign for governor

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Costco exec epitomizes Obama’s love of crony capitalism 22

Sept. 7, 2012 By Steven Greenhut Few political observers were surprised that President Barack Obama sees himself as the second coming of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he uttered these words at the Democratic convention Thursday night: “And the truth is,

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Meghan Daum disses Sarah Palin 3

July 13, 2012 By John Seiler Political campaigns always cough up a strong element of comedy. The latest is Los Angeles Times marquee columnist Meghan Daum dissing Sarah Palin. It’s amusing because Meghan believes a) Sarah was a disaster for

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Student loan slavery 27

July 6, 2012 By John Seiler I tell youngsters all the time: Don’t go into debt for college! Not that they listen to me, any more than I listened to my elders when I was their age. At least when

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CA Dems Push Sham River ‘Consensus’ 18

FEB. 29, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The waters are being roiled again in the Delta. The roiling concerns H.R. 1837, the Republican-backed San Joaquin River Reliability Act currently pending before the U.S. House of Representatives. Northern California Rep. John Garamendi,

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Budget dominates new session 1

By JOHN SEILER What a difference three years makes. In January 2007, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was fresh off his resounding election victory over Phil Angelides, basking in an aura of “postpartisan” triumphalism. The governor even proposed a universal health care

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