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Santa Ana considers taxing … free Skype calls! Oh, the insanity

California is known as the world leader in lots of things — pop culture, technology and wacky lifestyles. Now the Santa Ana City Council is helping the Golden State be seen as the world leader in Maniacally Stupid, Excessive Taxation.

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Reagan grace vs. Clinton revenge 25

The news is filled stories on the vindictive nature of Bill And Hillary Clinton. The Daily Mail reported: A new book alleges that former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary have compiled a so-called “enemies list” of fellow Democrats who

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Nothing can change the shape of President Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown isn’t ruling out a 2016 presidential run. I well remember his first presidential bid, way back in 1976 when he was a young governor of 38 and I was a younger political writer of 21 on my

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Middle class can’t afford CA

Politicians of both parties like to boast how they work for the “middle class.” Well, there isn’t much of a middle class left in California, at least along the coastal areas. According to data provided by Trulia, the three least

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Incomes down for 5th consecutive year

A new report confirms a theme we've advanced here at CalWatchDog.com: There has been no economic “recovery.” From the Financial Times: “The typical American family now earns less in real terms than in 1989 after household incomes fell for the

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Hypocritical liberals party at men-only Bohemian Club

Conspiracy theorists have a field day with the annual July meeting of the elite Bohemian Grove semi-secret society. This year’s frolicking just began at the group’s Russian River camp. But what I find fascinating is how elite liberals attend it even

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Do Supreme Court marriage decisions make voting pointless?

June 26, 2013 By John Seiler Several CalWatchDog.com readers I never heard from before called me today about the Supreme Court decisions on marriage. They all were wondering if their votes on Proposition 8 in 2008 were pointless, along with

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What are Republicans for? Dept.

April 17, 2013 By John Seiler You might have heard the term, “Me too Republicans.” It’s similar to the more recent term, RINO: Republican in Name Only. A Me Too Republican’s main function is to raise taxes to pay for

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Jerry Brown, faux foe of regulation 5

April 13, 2013 By Chris Reed Jerry Brown has talked such a good game on regulations that he often gets credit for being a stalwart on the issue — even when all he ever does is offer lip service. That’s

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Demise of two conservative journals helps explain GOP problems 9

Feb. 28, 2013 By John Seiler Two venerable old conservative print journals have died in recent days. Policy Review has ceased operations entirely. Human Events, which was Ronald Reagan’s favorite weekly journal, will cease printing but remain online. I was

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