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"Jack-Booted State Employee Unions…."

Conservative Republican pollster Adam Probolsky has a column in today’s Flash Report that scores a 9.9 of a 10.0 on the old “Wheel of Morality” that was once a feature on the Warner Bros cartoon “Animanics.” Adam spun the wheel and it stopped on “bankrupt” so yes, he’s morally bankrupt here. When arguing politics, the…

Carona NOT going to Jail Today

Disgraced convicted felon Mike Carona is not going to the federal pen today; he remains free pending the appeal of his case.  The Register has the details here. Carona’s fnal destination hasn’t been announced, but I’ve love to hear details about the facility once it is.  I’m sure he’ll have a clean, comfortable room, great…

CA Budget: Is it soup yet?

The Senate has wrapped up their portion of the work related to the Budget bills. They have adjourned for the the morning (night). The budget mop is sliding slowly across the Assembly Floor, pushing the dirt around but not really picking anything up. The last tweet from the floor that I saw sets the tone:…

More on Congressman John Campbell working for his district

Lumped in with the likes of Wiley Drake, John Campbell finds it more important, than bringing resources to his district, to focus on the false premise that questions whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has the full story here: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart…

Cities Threaten to Sue over Budget Deal

Yesterday the California League of Cities hosted a press conference to announce their intention to sue the State of California over the raid on gas tax and redevelopment funds to “balance” the state budget. Martin Wisckol of the Orange County Register filed this report: Cities say they’ll sue if plan to raid local coffers moves…

Greenhut Gas: Spreading Socialized Health Care Myths

You’ve gotta love Steven Greenhut. He never misses an opportunity to spread a myth to support his “Libertarian Principles.”  These principles of course include the general premise that any form of collective interaction of the population is socialism and therefore bad. If the “free market” does not create it, it should not exist.  The Libertarian…