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The Public Pension Crisis and Taxpayer Liability

Scary Pension Math By Steven Malanga “After six years of a Bull Market, State and Local Governments owe at least $1 Trillion.” January 2016 Since early 2009, Wall Street has enjoyed the third-longest bull market in history. Catalyzed by super-low … Continue reading

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How to Make a Bad Drought Worse

The Scorching of California By Victor Davis Hanson How Green extremists made a bad drought worse Feb 2015 In mid-December, the first large storms in three years drenched California. No one knows whether the rain and snow will continue—only that … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Surrenders

San Bernardino Surrenders By Steven Greenhut The bankrupt city gives in to California’s public pension giant. Now what? June 2014 California’s taxpayers should have been rooting for the bankrupt city of San Bernardino as it wrestled with the California Public Employees’ … Continue reading

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Remember the Embryonic Stem-Cell Scam?

 California Research Scam? By Lloyd Billingsley California’s embryonic stem-cell research institute fails to deliver The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state’s controversial, $3 billion stem-cell research agency, has yet to follow recommendations from a December report by the Institute of Medicine, a division … Continue reading

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Existing Among Criminals

Life with the Vandals by Victor Davis Hanson If the coast of California is “postmodern,” as its residents like to say, we in the state’s interior are now premodern. Out here in the San Joaquin Valley, civilization has zoomed into … Continue reading

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Perverting Justice – California Teachers Association

Perverting Justice By Larry Sand The teachers’ union kills a Democratic bill to remove criminals from California’s classrooms. Early this year, Los Angeles police arrested Mark Berndt, a longtime teacher at Miramonte Elementary School, on 23 counts of committing lewd … Continue reading

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