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Fresno beats SF, San Jose in economic growth

The gleaming high-tech companies of San Francisco and Silicon Valley now are California’s face to the world — even more than Hollywood. But — surprise! — an updated Brookings Institution study found the inland metropolitan areas of California beat out the

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Kerry attacks Internet

One of the biggest snobs ever is John Kerry, now the U.S. secretary of state. He wants to rule our lives without us objecting. And he doesn’t like it that the Internet makes it easier for us to find out

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Brazil anti-govt. protests spreading

June 22, 2013 By John Seiler I noted earlier that anti-government protests have erupted in Brazil against their crummy government. Now the protests are spreading. The latest, as reported in the New YorkTimes: “More than a million protesters marched in

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Revolution in Brazil

June 20, 2013 By John Seiler Heroic! I’m inspired by the people of Brazil, who are sick and tired their socialist government. AP reports: “SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Brazilians again flooded the streets of the country’s

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Fracking watch: Mexico figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 4, 2013 By Chris Reed In much of Europe and in California, greens wield such power in politics and the media that the debate over whether a nation or state should pursue hydraulic fracturing of energy reserves seems like

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Fracking watch: Argentina figures out what CA hasn’t 2

May 3, 2013 By Chris Reed The “brown energy” revolution is under way and nothing is going to prevent it from transforming world energy markets — especially not childish denial and petulance by California greens. Fossil fuels will be the

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Fracking watch: Canada figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 2, 2013 By Chris Reed Hydraulic fracturing has been around for decades in our northern neighbor, just as it has been in the U.S. And what do you know? Canadian enviros only began complaining about fracking in recent years

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Fracking watch: Brazil figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 1, 2013 By Chris Reed The passage of anti-fracking legislation by an Assembly committee Monday could lead to a showdown between green Dem lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown, who’s struck a measured tone so far on hyrdaulic fracturing, the

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AB 32 Feeds CA Aristocratic Socialists 8

FEB. 9, 2012 By CHRISS STREET This year marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ Brundtland Report. It defined Sustainable Development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their

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