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Prop. 32 could end union stranglehold on government 22

Oct. 16, 2012 By Dave Roberts “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” — Thomas Jefferson Propositions come and propositions go, with many amounting

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Californians fleeing our lovely state 34

Oct. 1, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Not long ago, I penned a case for staying in California, arguing that there’s nothing wrong here that isn’t fixable. California, blessed by magnificent and varied geography, mild weather and an “anything’s

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Unhappy Californians unwilling to change 58

Sept. 24, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — California residents are depressed about the economy and see little hope for change in the near future, yet they seem more reluctant than ever to change the current high-tax, union-dominated political course

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Prop. 32: Striking fear in the hearts of union bosses 24

Sept. 24, 2012 By Katy Grimes California voters have plenty of reasons to push for serious political reform: a statewide foreclosure crisis, unfunded pension debt of more than half a trillion dollars, and cities filing for bankruptcy. But the many

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Tax slave revolt against union tyranny spreads 30

Sept. 18, 2012 By John Seiler The problem with public-employee unions getting collective bargaining is that they then sit on both sides of the negotiating table. “This is our opportunity to elect our own bosses,” as union leader Ronda Walen

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Prop. 32 Fight Won’t Be Settled in November 16

Sept. 17, 2012 By John Hrabe Conservative activists see Proposition 32, California’s latest paycheck protection measure, as a potential game changer. “When Prop. 32 passes, unions will be on an even level with other power groups,” said Stephen Frank, a

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Proponents, Opponents Exaggerate Prop. 32’s Effects 26

Sept. 6, 2012 By John Hrabe Labor unions rarely agree with their archenemies, the proponents of paycheck protection. Proposition 32, the “Stop Special Interest Money Now Act,” has only hardened those battle lines. The measure would substantially change the way

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