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New era of marijuana dawns in California, nationwide

  Californians have gone down in history as leading a nationwide charge to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. “Voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 64, making California the most populous state in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana,”

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Think tank explained CA’s affordable housing debacles long ago

A weekend story about the gross failure of affordable housing policies in San Francisco contained plenty of public frustration and official consternation. But it also is one more example of the very shallow way this issue is almost always covered

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Only Silicon Valley scores high on Milken top cities list 2

Jan. 18, 2013 By John Seiler Silicon Valley scored the top spot on the Milken Institute’s “Best-Performing Cites 2012″ list, which looked at 200 metro areas. That’s a great accomplishment. But what about the rest of California? You have to drop

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Don’t buy NEA snake oil 20

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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Mass. Dems Might Curb Union Power 0

John Seiler: When Republicans in Wisconsin and Ohio took away some collective-bargaining rights of government-worker unions, we were warned that freedom was over; that the workers’ democratic rights had been suppressed. Supportive demonstrations were held all across the country, including

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