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CA Politicians Pander on Foreclosures 12

JAN. 27, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI On the eve of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, 16 California House Democrats pleaded for more relief for homeowners in foreclosure.  It was all show and no go, however. It was all

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Greenhut Dissects State of the Union 5

John Seiler: Writing on Bloomberg, our colleague Steven Greenhut dissected President Obama’s State of the Union speech. You can read the whole thing there. But here’s the part on California: —————————————— Steven Greenhut: He called for a new era of

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Diversity Trumps Education In CA 0

Katy Grimes: Since when are race and ethnicity “front and center in the state’s education system”? Isn’t education supposed to be the goal? In an op-ed in the Sacramento Bee, Linda J. Wong, executive director of the Center for Urban Education at

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Socialized Health Care Back From Grave 14

JAN. 19, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS Like a bad horror movie in which the monster dies only to come back from the grave, socialized medicine has once again reared its ugly head in California. Not content to wait for Obamacare

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Brown: Proving The ‘Declinists’ Wrong 11

JAN. 18, 2012 By KATY GRIMES Was it Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address today? Or the “more show than substance” address, as some lawmakers dubbed it? Brown defended High-Speed Rail, pushed for implementation of AB 32, touted economic

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Spain’s High-Speed Boondoggle 1

John Seiler: Spain also has wasted money on a high-speed rail boondoggle, one they actually built. The Bee ran an article on it that tried to make the Iberian choo-choo sound better than it is. But the facts still were

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Know Your ‘Rich’ Economic History 0

Katy Grimes: In order to fully comprehend how California residents will be impacted even more by Democrats in the near future, we need to look at the economic condition of the entire country, and put our economic history into context. Under the

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‘Grassroots’ Looks Like This 38

Katy Grimes: TIME magazine recently announced the 2011 Person of the Year was “the Protestor.” American protestors conjure up all kinds of images, from the Occupy Wall Street Protestors, striking union nurses, teamsters, to university students occupying the library at UC

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Brown: Botch Housing Even More 0

John Seiler: The housing crisis of recent years was caused by the government itself. The Federal Reserve Board — a quasi-private bank whose directors are appointed by the president — has debased the dollar while keeping interest rates artificially low.

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Crash! CA Revenue Will Nosedive 0

Crash! The 2011-12 budget passed by the Democrats in the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown just a month ago projected $4 billion in extra revenues. Ain’t gonna get it. It was a delusion then and it’s an even

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