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Proposed rules for self-driving cars draw heavy criticism from industry leaders

Hopes that California would emerge as the global center for what eventually could be a multitrillion-dollar industry — self-driving vehicles — have taken a step back. New proposed rules unveiled this month by the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles drew sharp complaints

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CA, Tesla and the slippery slope to crony capitalism

The decision of Tesla to locate its “gigafactory” in the Reno area instead of California offers critics of the state’s business climate a chance to once again knock Gov. Jerry Brown and other state leaders for failing to care about

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Rush Limbaugh on Stockton bankruptcy 20

April 5, 2013 By John Seiler Unlike most East Coast commentators, Rush Limbaugh knows something about California. Sacramento, where he launched his radio show in the 1980s, is his adopted home town. What he said on his show about the

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Auditor: California $127 billion in the red 7

March 29, 2013 By John Seiler It’s official: California is broke. According to a new report by state Auditor Elaine Howle: “unrestricted net assets totaled a negative $127.2 billion. Restricted net assets are dedicated for specified uses and are not available

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Unionized workers reject their own UAW contract! 0

March 29, 2013 By Katy Grimes In an bizarre twist on reality, the United Auto Workers union found itself bargaining as an employer, but got a taste of their own medicine when 74 of the union’s own workers at the UAW-General Motors Center

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Government Motors cancels anti-Prop. 39 ads 2

Sept. 30, 2012 By John Seiler Surprise! The government-run company decided not to challenge the government tax increase. Government Motors, the leader of companies that were going to opposed the massive, $1 billion tax on out-of-state businesses called Proposition 39,

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Obama’s General Motors bailout still ripping us off

July 26, 2012 By John Seiler One reason the American economic “recovery” is so weak is that, when General Motors went bankrupt in 2009, President Obama stole the company’s assets from bondholders to give to the UAW union. Yes, he

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Another Reason to Boycott Government Motors 0

April 2, 2012 Last fall, Government Motors assaulted the John and Ken radio show by pulling ads from the show because the talk show hosts favored restricting immigration. I wrote it about it then. If Government Motors had been a

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