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Can California GOP Get Its Mojo Back? 0

NOV. 8, 2010 By JOHN SEILER The Nov. 2 election was almost a total wipe-out for California Republicans. They even lost the 28th state Senate District to incumbent Jenny Oropeza, who died two weeks earlier. At the state level, they

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Hasta La Vista, California! 1

John Seiler: I call it: California’s U-Haul Economy. This is from Nevada News & Views: (Warner Todd Huston/The Union Label) – Computer software giant Adobe, computer game monster EA Games, and Internet auction king ebay are abandoning California to set

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Why Amateur Meg Lost 0

John Seiler: If you’ve been reading CalWatchDog.com, you know we called the election all along: that Meg Whitman’s campaign was a disaster. It was aloof and unfocused. I kept calling it amateurish. This link goes to a search of my 12

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So much for moderate Republicans 2

John Seiler: A computer couldn’t come up with a candidate more moderate Republican than Meg Whitman. And she’s rich and willing to spend $160 million, too. Her computer-date running mate, Abel Maldonado, also was a poster-boy for Republican moderation. So

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Traitorous tax increasers lose 0

John Seiler: One good result from the election. Traitorous tax increasers Abel Maldonado and Mike Villines lost their statewide races, respectively for lieutenant governor and insurance commissioner. Both Republicans betrayed the taxpayers they had pledged to protect when they signed

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Departed Californians Swing Election 12

NOV. 2, 2010 By JOHN SEILER Given that a couple of million Californians have left the state in the past 20 years, most of them Republicans, it’s surprising that Democrats didn’t do better. Jerry Brown, as  I write, won by

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Jerryfornia: California in orbit 0

John Seiler: “To the moon, California!” shouted California voters today, doing an imitation of Jackie Gleason playing Ralph Kramden on the old “Honeymooners” TV show. “Bang! Zoom!” Once again the state is launching into orbit with Captain Moonbeam. We’ve been

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AAA Double Wrong on Propositions 2

John Seiler: Today I got in the mail the Automobile Club of Southern California’s ballot recommendations, limited to four of them. I’ve belonged to AAA for 25 years, and have gotten their insurance for 23. CEO Thomas V. McKernan writes:

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L.A. Times Exhales Prop. 19 1

John Seiler: I thought the L.A. Times was supposed to be “progressive” and “liberal”? Actually, they’re an establishment, elitist, government-loving paper. As shown by their editorial opposing Prop. 19, which would legalize marijuana in California. It’s the same position taken

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I Scoop the L.A. Times by Two Days 0

John Seiler: Today’s Los Angeles Times story reports: GOP plans attacks on the EPA and climate scientists If Republicans win control of the House, they plan to go after the Obama administration’s environmental policies and the researchers who have offered

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