Obama doubles down on tech-immigrant abuse

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  California, Immigration, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

T-SHIRT FOR HIRE: President Obama displays a T-shirt he received from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Expanding a controversial visa program as part of immigration reform, the Obama administration has already rewarded participating businesses that underpay and “handcuff” foreign-born workers.

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GOP made gains in bluest of blue California

By   /  November 7, 2014  /  California, Commentary  /  No Comments

SACRAMENTO – The Republican tsunami that swept the country on Tuesday stopped somewhere just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. But Golden State Republicans fared unexpectedly well if one looks closely at the legislative and statewide races. Let’s just say some of the wave splashed into the state, dampening Democratic hopes in a […]

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Police groups split over attorney general pick

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Arizona, California, Immigration, National, News, Texas  /  No Comments

SPLIT RANKS: President Obama, shown at a police memorial, will nominate a successor to Attorney General Eric Holder in the coming days or weeks.

A national police group is lobbying President Obama to name the No. 2 man at the Department of Homeland Security to be his new attorney general.

But the National Fraternal Order of Police isn’t getting backup from other law-enforcement associations or those who have actually dealt with Alejandro Mayorkas.

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Things are bad and getting better for California Republicans

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  California, Commentary  /  No Comments

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By Steven Greenhut Watchdog.org
SACRAMENTO — You know the Republican Party has hit the bottom in California when the only chance for a non-leftist to win a statewide election is in the little-known race for state superintendent of public instruction — and the candidate that most Republicans favor isn’t even a Republican.
That nonpartisan race pits the current superintendent, […]

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Education Empire Strikes Back: Teachers unions take aim at reform-minded GOP governor

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, California, Campaign Finance, Education, Elections, Issues, Michigan, National, News, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government, unions  /  No Comments

ON THE ATTACK: Ads like this one, which aired in Pennsylvania during the final weeks of the campaign, were paid for by groups with names like "PA Families First" and "Michigan For All."  But they were really funded by the big bucks of big labor.

The ads use deliberately inclusive language — lots of “we” and “us” — to make it sound as if your neighbor was talking to you through the TV screen.

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Billionaire Steyer spends $15M pushing low priority climate change message in FL

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  California, Economy, Energy and Environment, Florida  /  No Comments

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In an effort to oust Gov. Rick Scott, billionaire activist Tom Steyer has underwritten a nearly $15 million campaign focusing on climate change, an issue one important poll says few Florida voters care about.

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