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Prop. 30: Why it hurts CA teams’ chances of signing LeBron James

NBA superduperstar LeBron James’ decision this week to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat has led to intense speculation over where the four-time regular-season MVP and two-time NBA Finals MVP might end up. The current conventional wisdom

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Phil Mickelson: Our libertarian martyr

Rancho Santa Fe resident Phil Mickelson was, as they say, trending Friday night for once again behaving in libertarian fashion. The San Diego native has made news for years with his gambling, showing his contempt for societal norms attempting to

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Phil Mickelson’s tax rate: 61%

What a ripoff. A guy works ceaselessly for three decades to reach the pinnacle of his profession. Then the government steals 61 percent of his income for its nefarious purposes. CBS reported: “Thanks to his recent wins at both The

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Lakers fans may soon appreciate Phil Mickelson’s CA tax gripes 16

July 2, 2013 By Chris Reed In January, when Rancho Santa Fe pro golfer Phil Mickelson griped about the Prop. 30-mandated increase in state income taxes to 13.3 percent on California’s highest earners, he was widely pilloried as a heartless

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Phil Mickelson’s net state income tax increase: 83.6%!!!!! 4

Jan. 30, 2013 By Chris Reed Richard Rider, the dean of the small-government/low-tax movement in San Diego County, has come up with some stunning number-crunching on his blog: “Here’s the fact that EVERYONE (including me) initially undervalued concerning [Rancho Santa

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Affluence police tee off on Mickelson 13

Jan. 28, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — After hearing the criticism directed toward golfer Phil Mickelson for his modest comments about California’s highest-in-the-nation tax rates giving him cause to consider relocating, I was left wondering: What country do we

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Phil Mickelson: Instant hate for California’s Gerard Depardieu 9

Jan. 23, 2013 By Chris Reed We don’t have a clear verdict yet on the predictions that the sharp hike in income taxes paid by the rich in California, courtesy of Proposition 30, will drive them from the Golden State.

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