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CA GOP’s Arnold Problem

Going on 11 years now, the California Republican Party has an “Arnold Problem.” Gone from office now almost four years, ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to loom over the party. Here’s what “The Terminator” promised during the 2003 “Total Recall” election: The

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SB 1 pushes high-rises over suburbs

Will the Manhattan Dream replace the California Dream? The Manhattan Dream is to live in a high-rise in a densely packed city. The California Dream is to live your own home, on your own lot so you can grill while

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Californians like sprawl far more than ‘smart growth’ 5

June 25, 2013 By Chris Reed California’s official embrace of trendy “smart growth” — the policy/religion that assumes it’s best for individuals, communities and Gaia for most people to live in densely packed areas near transportation hubs, so they don’t

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Eco-phony Arnold tools around in gas-guzzling Mercedes SLS AMG 5

March 11, 2013 By John Seiler According to the Daily Mail: “He has been seen enjoying a number of dates with a mystery blonde in recent weeks but on Thursday Arnold Schwarzenegger was indulging in his first love — his

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Crazifornia exodus: People fleeing dense cities, regulations 47

Oct. 1, 2012 By Laer Pearce In The Great California Exodus: A Closer Look, the Manhattan Institute has chronicled California’s fall from “the state with more jobs, more space, more sunlight, and more opportunity” to, well, the state with more

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How to create jobs: End inclusionary housing laws 2

Aug. 13, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi For decades, about 170 cities across California have been mandating that developers overprice about four out of five new housing units by as much as $148,000 per unit to exclude truly affordable housing from

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Sustainability ideology invented a stagnant California Dream 19

July 23, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi When did the California Dream begin? Peter Huck, a refugee journalist from Los Angeles to New Zealand, has an answer. He writes in the July 20 issue of the New Zealand Herald newspaper “Sustainability

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Darrell Steinberg wants you in an ant farm 16

May 2, 2012 By John Seiler The second most poweful politician in California is Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento; after Gov. Jerry Brown. Steinberg’s background is with labor unions. And he represents the state capitol — that is, state

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Calif. just for rich folks now 0

April 28, 2012 By John Seiler California is just for rich folks now. If you’re middle class, I suggest getting out. If you’re poor, you can get EBT cards, Section 8 housing, etc., but then you’re hooked into the government

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Kotkin: Businesses, jobs exiting California

Commentary April 23, 2012 By John Seiler A couple of weeks ago Peter Douglas died. For 25 years he was the head of the California Coastal Commission. In an article, I pointed out that he was an elitist who was

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