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Is California the next Detroit?

Editor’s Note: CalWatchdog.com has been following Detroit’s economic situation for several years, and in light of its recent filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, we are re-releasing a series of articles detailing the city’s challenges. This piece was originally posted on CalWatchdog,

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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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Detroit bankruptcy opens up private-sector opportunities

Detroit’s bankruptcy will reverberate for years — all across America to California. Writing on LewRockwell.com, a good analysis comes from James Ostrowski, who has written books on libertarian activism. He writes: “Progressives have run Detroit for many decades.  Progressives, with

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