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Spitzer already disses his voters 9

June 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut The registrar hadn’t even certified the results on the Orange County supervisor election, when winning candidate Todd Spitzer declared that he already is seeking another office — that of district attorney. This is from

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Union hack Todd Spitzer wins big! 0

June 5, 2012 By Steven Greenhut Well, you can’t win them all, and Todd Spitzer’s strong but expected win to the OC Board of Supervisors proves that there sometimes is no price to pay for doing terrible things. Spitzer practically

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Scott Baugh’s Continuing Hypocrisy 0

May 21, 2012 By Steven Greenhut If you wonder why the GOP is having such hard times, one need only look at the goings-on in Orange County, where Republican Party Chairman Scott Baugh is pulling out all the stops to

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Jarvis Taxpayer Group Snubs Spitzer 14

Steven Greenhut: Despite the Orange County Republican establishment’s backing of pension-spiking union ally Todd Spitzer for the board of supervisors, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has endorsed Spitzer’s long-shot opponent, Deborah Pauly. The Jarvis association even returned a $1,000 donation

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Todd Spitzer on the Road to Damascus 50

April 14, 2012 By Steven Greenhut If a politician has based his career on advocating a set of policies, and has always been aligned with a group of special interests, only a fool would believe that he has suddenly seen

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Special Series: Bankruptcy Didn’t Make the Sky Fall In Orange County 18

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of 12 in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy. MARCH 6, 2012 BY CHRIS REED Overwhelmed by enormous unfunded liabilities for retired employees’ pensions and health care, local governments throughout California

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Has Chris Norby Gone Nuts? 0

Steven Greenhut: There are few politicians I admire more than Assemblyman Chris Norby, the Fullerton Republican who has battled corporate welfare, stood up against abusive government agencies and championed pension reform. But then I saw a really crazy press release

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CA Court Rejects Pension Reform 23

John Seiler: “No matter whether the country follows the flag or not, the Supreme Court follows the election returns,” is a famous saying by humorist Finley Peter Dunne. He was speaking about the U.S. Supreme Court. But the it applies

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Pensions Dominate Supe Race 0

March 27, 2011 John Seiler: For Republicans, at least, the state and local pension crisis now dominates races. Those in the past who backed pension spiking are going to be blasted for it. You might remember Chuck DeVore (top pciture)

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