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Top 5 tips for Democrats’ circular firing squad 3

Nov. 5, 2012 By John Hrabe Just a day before the election, California Democrats seem intent on self-destruction. Liberal activist Molly Munger has been trashing Jerry’s tax hike. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman have spent more than $13 million in

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Brown, Munger end GOP monopoly on circular firing squads 10

Oct. 13, 2012 By John Hrabe For the past two decades, California Republicans have perfected one thing, the circular firing squad. No political party, organization or institution has been better at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. The Republican

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Molly Munger “truth slings” Jerry Brown

Oct. 11, 2012 By John Seiler When good-government types decried “mudslinging” in political campaigns, the late journalist Mike Royko instead cheered what he called “truth slinging.” That’s why I’m loving the “truth slinging” onslaught by lawyer Molly Brown against Gov.

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Guide to California tax and budget propositions 41

Oct. 11, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi On Nov. 6, voters face a number of  initiatives on the ballot targeted at California’s endemic budget and tax problems. All promise reforms embraced by both liberals and conservatives.  Some even are being marketed

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Puke politics: Prop. 30 forces pretend to moral high ground 0

Oct. 9 By Chris Reed Call it “The Tales of Two Tax Hikes.” So the pro-Proposition 30 campaign starts running dishonest ads that make it sound like there are strong protections guaranteeing its additional revenue for education won’t be hijacked

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Chris Reed talks Props 30, 38 on National Public Radio 1

Oct. 5, 2012 CalWatchdog contributor Chris Reed was on “Which Way, L.A.?” on KCRW on Thursday to talk about why Propositions 30 and 38 deserve to fail.  KCRW is one of the most popular NPR stations in the nation. Reed

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‘ObamaTAX’ May Force School Boards to Cut Nonessentials 0

July 2, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Local school boards in California are going through their annual Kabuki dance ritual claiming there will be teacher layoffs unless Gov. Jerry Brown’s or Molly Munger’s state tax hike propositions are passed by the

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Deregulating ‘earmarks’ saved schools, didn’t hurt poor 4

June 27, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Deregulation got a bad rap in California ever since it was wrongly blamed as causing the Energy Crisis of 2001 and the San Diego Blackout of 2011.  But a new study by the Rand

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USC Poll: Voters want unneeded tax 0

April 13, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi An opinion poll might tell you if a majority of the public wants higher taxes.  But it cannot tell you if higher taxes are needed.  Nevertheless, the mainstream media only want to report what

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Left wing challenges Jerry Brown’s tax boost

April 12, 2012 By John Seiler Our friend Ben Boychuk of City Journal California writes an incisive analysis of how Gov. Jerry Brown’s $9 billion tax increase initiative is being challenged — by a $10 billion tax increase from his

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