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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 17

California gets low “freedom” score Water restrictions practically gone for the rest of the year Some felons may soon vote Assemblyman gets oil lobbyist to write official documents Some legislators launch one-day hunger strike  Good morning! Happy hump day. As

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New analysis ranks California nearly last in liberty

When it comes to liberty, California is one of the most restrictive states on its citizens, according to a new study. The Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, in its “Freedom in the 50 States” report divided liberty into three categories: personal,

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VIDEO: A libertarian solution to our illegal immigration crisis

Is the crisis in illegal immigration the product of the government’s failure to properly handle legal immigration? The CATO Institute’s John Allison joins Brian Calle to discuss the right ways to reform our country’s immigration system.

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How to destroy an economy and waste tax dollars: Vote Yes on Props. 30 and 38

Oct. 22, 2012 By Mark Landsbaum If you wanted to destroy an economy, what would be a good way to go about it? You might take money from those who earn it. Can there be a more perverse disincentive than

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Don’t buy NEA snake oil

Editor’s note: This is cross-posted from our friend Larry Sand. The NEA is the parent union of the powerful California Teachers Association. July 24, 2012 By Larry Sand The teachers union uses bogus numbers to con the public into believing

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