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New GOP Govs. Eye Cal Biz 0

John Seiler: The poaching of good California jobs and businesses has just begun. The new crop of GOP governors just elected across the fruited plain is looking to grab what they can from the anti-business Pyrite State. Jim Christie of Reuters

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Texas Beats California on Economy 0

NOV. 18, 2010 By JOHN SEILER In the competition between America’s two most populous states, California has two recent victories over Texas. In the World Series, the San Francisco Giants stomped on the Texas Rangers. And on election day, Nov.

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Hasta La Vista, California! 1

John Seiler: I call it: California’s U-Haul Economy. This is from Nevada News & Views: (Warner Todd Huston/The Union Label) – Computer software giant Adobe, computer game monster EA Games, and Internet auction king ebay are abandoning California to set

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Jerry's Lies on the Capital Gains Tax 0

John Seiler: Today I got the third mailing of Jerry’s hit piece on Meg’s proposal to eliminate the state capital gains tax. It says, “Meg Whitman’s $5 billion tax giveaway…it’s not for you.” Actually, you lying fraud, it is for

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Meridith Whitney ranks Cal worst fiscally 0

Business guru Meridith Whitney ranks California worst for its fiscal condition. Texas is tops: Whitney says California is the worst of the bunch, with the largest budget gap, and dramatically increased spending. New York ranks poorly for having the highest

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Why can't CA be N.D.? 0

John Seiler: Numbers released today show that California’s unemployment rose in August, to 12.4% from 12.3% in July. I guess Cal employers didn’t get the memo from that group of economists that said the Depression ended in June 2009. We’re

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Meg: Stop lying about Jerry and taxes

John Seiler: Meg Whitman continues running commercials based on disproved assertions about Jerry Brown and taxes. It’s especially grating that she is using a Bill Clinton quote attacking Jerry from the 1992 presidential campaign. First, Clinton is a notorious liar.

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Worse than you think 0

John Seiler: If you’ve been reading CalWatchDog.com, you’ve seen my pieces warning that the economy might not perform up to the expectations of Gov. Arnold and the leaders in the Legislature. Back on June 21, I warned that a recession

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GOP: dump Meg for McClintock 0

John Seiler: I don’t know what California Republican Party rules are for getting rid of a candidate who won a primary. But nobody follows the rules anymore anyway — certainly not the California or U.S. constitutions. So, who cares about

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Laird loses to Blakeslee 0

John Seiler: Republican Sam Blakeslee Tuesday beat Democrat John Laird for the open state Senate seat. I hope Blakeslee is more faithful to taxpayers that was the man who previously held the seat until he left it in May to

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