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California: Don’t Believe Your Lying Eyes

I had to laugh as I read a breathlessly pro-union article at The Hill by San Fransisco State Professor John Logan because it made me want to eat my head. This is how he starts the article: Conservative activists in … Continue reading

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California: Going Full Retard

In the movie Tropic Thunder, Robert Downey Jr.’s character is discussing method acting and a recent role of Ben Stiller’s character when he suggests: Check it out. Dustin Hoffman, Rainman, look retarded, act retarded, not retarded. Count toothpicks to your … Continue reading

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California Doom: A Perfect Storm Of Fail

The hostile business climate in California continues to force business out of the state. From the Daily Caller: “Part of [moving operations to Texas] was the cost of doing business in California,” Ronald Mittelstaedt, CEO of Waste Connections, told CBS … Continue reading

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Who Chooses The Favored and The Failures?

General Motors received a bailout because they were too big to fail. Bankruptcy protection for restructuring was unacceptable. The bondholders were left with nothing. Unions received an ownership percentage. And to date only a small percentage of the “loan” has … Continue reading

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California: Falling Apart At The Seams

In 2006, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB32, “The California Global Warming Solutions Act” into law. IVN.com posts: Successful passage of the law effectively turned the state into one of the most stringent regulators of green house gas emissions … Continue reading

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California Doom: The First Domino Falls in Stockton

The LA Times is reporting that the City of Stockton is preparing to file for bankruptcy. This Gold Rush-era port city, an epicenter of California’s agricultural exports, will become the nation’s largest city to seek protection under the U.S. bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Forbes: America’s Best Places to Start a Company

Sometimes, “I told you so” just doesn’t cut it. Look at California: Overall small business friendliness: F Friendliness of licensing regulations: F Friendliness of environmental regulations: D Friendliness of zoning regulations: D Publicity of training programs: C- Publicity of networking … Continue reading

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