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GOP activists excited about party’s improving prospects in California

When California Republican activists converged on the Anaheim Marriott in mid-September, they experienced something they hadn’t felt in years. Excitement. “It’s an exciting time for the delegates as we embark on a journey in 2016 by selling principles of limited government

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Ridesharing foe takes ‘a few bucks’ from taxis

Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz is one of the state’s biggest opponents of ridesharing, the relatively new service provided by such companies as Uber, SideCar and Lyft. He’s also a leading recipient of campaign contributions from the taxi industry. During a

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Video: The truth about plastic bag bans

The ban on bags at the grocery store has multiple unintended consequences. John Phillips tells Alexis Garcia why the bag ban won’t make anybody healthier.

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Video: Gov. Brown punishes good schools to help bad ones

July 5, 2013 By Brian Calle John Phillips explains how Gov. Jerry Brown is taking money from successful districts to redirect it to schools that aren’t performing. It’s wrong and it’s not going to work. The problem is not lack

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Video: Sensible gun control? New legislation that makes sense

July 4, 2013 By Brian Calle California’s gun laws are already some of the most restrictive in the country. In this video, John Phillips talks to Alexis Garcia about what Sacramento is doing right and wrong on the issue of

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Video: The Democrats’ Impotent Super Majority (And Why You Should Be Worried)

June 15, 2013 Alexis Garcia interviews John Phillips on the Democrats’ supermajority in the California Legislature. NOTE: The opinions of guests on CalWatchDog.com do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CalWatchDog.com or its editors and reporters.

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