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Convention time: How badly off is the CA GOP? 23

July 25, 2012 By John Seiler Just ahead of its “fall” convention in beautiful downtown Burbank on Aug. 10-12, the CA GOP is in a tiff with the New York Times over the status of the party in the Pyrite

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Arnold's Back — Crass as Ever

APRIL 19, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Since he left office in disgrace on January 3, we haven’t heard much from ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger-Kennedy Shriver. After spending seven years in office wrecking the state, he’s mostly kept to himself. Despite his

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Meg's Back! Speaks at Conference 0

John Seiler: Meg Whitman has mostly ducked the public eye since being wiped out in last November’s election for governor, after wasting around $180 million of her own dough. But she just made a speech at conference on the economy

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Dispense With the GOP Convention 0

John Seiler: Here’s one way Republicans really can help California: Cancel their convention this weekend. Save the money and invest it in local businesses. Or just go to local bars in their home districts and get drunk. The entire California

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Decent Bill to Ban Redevelopment 0

John Seiler: After Gov. Jerry Brown in January proposed ending redevelopment to save $1.7 billion currently wasted, cities took action: They worked to lock up the money for themselves. Now, Brown is advancing a bill that would allow the state

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California 2010: The Year in Review

DEC. 30, 2010 By JOHN SEILER For California, 2010 brought exciting developments in many areas. The year catapulted our local computer company, Apple, into the first position among information companies, based on market capitalization (the total value of stocks). It

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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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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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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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