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Bullet train dead in water — yet state to proceed with eminent domain

Eminent domain is one of the greatest government assaults on individual rights that one sees on a regular basis in the United States. Even in its purer form, in which land is seized for projects with broad general public benefit,

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Bill Lockyer should make like Bulworth in his last 19 months 4

June 4, 2013 By Chris Reed News that state Treasurer Bill Lockyer will retire when his current term expires in January 2015 has produced plenty of tributes to Lockyer’s smarts and tenacity, and plenty of pushback from people who say

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Rebuking Bowen: High standards shouldn’t be surprising 1

March 15, 2013 By Chris Reed Democratic lawmakers have been a bit more likely to discomfit the status quo and show high expectations than normal this year. A Senate committee report strongly suggesting that school districts were stealing federal school

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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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