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Sen. Barbara Boxer Ignores Liberal Hypocrisy on PFA

Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s interview with Chuck Todd on The Daily Rundown was the typical liberal jargon that is commonly seen on MSNBC.  However, this time the political opportunism amongst Senate Democrats was palpable, especially with this “fair pay” business.  We’ve all heard the statistics that women make only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns, but when this ...

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CA, WI Join the Common Sense Brigade:Election Wrap-up

June 6, 2012   Today seems brighter. It was a big election night last night. Governor Scott Walker becomes the first governor in history to survive a recall effort. It wasn’t even close. In one of the most heated and important political battles in recent history, voters overwhelmingly approved of Walker’s reform efforts, handing a big loss to the heavily funded unions. Not ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

6/5/2012  Election Fever! I’ll be live on location from Los Angeles! Location will be disclosed at showtime. We’ll cover results from Wisconsin and California. There will be booze. Tune in to the Dark Side tonight at 7p.m. Pacific, 10p.m. EST on the CDNews Network on Blogtalk Radio.

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Californians Face Primary Voting Today: Races to Watch

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Tuesday, June 5 Californians head to the polls today to vote in primary elections and the ballots will be longer than voters have seen in the past. That is because new ballot rules goes into effect this election cycle. Under the new “top-two” system, party affiliations are removed from candidates and voters will have the opportunity to choose from any ...

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California’s High Speed Folly

More news of the stimulus’s failure emerged this week with CBO’s report citing how it may have cost $4.1 million per job, but the story that should be on everyone’s minds concerning the Obama’s agenda is California’s high speed rail project.  Calls for a high speed rail system by the Obama administration have been enhanced given China’s successful completion of ...

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California “Money-Grab” Causing Layoffs

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — You’d think that California would be fostering small businesses, especially ones that clean the environment and enhance public safety. Instead, a group of California District Attorneys have cost one 26 year old California small business their largest customer and forced layoffs for 12 employees. It all goes back to 2009 when California made it illegal to employ the word “biodegradable” on packaging. Many ...

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Cradle to Grave Suicide

Alexis Tsipras, head of Greece’s Radical Left Coalition, declared that country’s commitment to austerity is over because voters have rejected those deals. “There is no way we will sneak back in again what the Greek people threw out”, Tsipras said. “This is an historic moment for the Left and the popular movement and a great responsibility for me,” he added, ...

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From Athens to Sacramento: Austerity Coming to America

As the Greek people have painfully experienced, you cannot “austere” yourself out of a budget crisis. It only makes the crisis worse: higher taxes destroy the tax base and spending cuts increase government’s net drain of resources out of the economy. The result is that fewer people work, more people qualify for welfare programs – and government spending ends up ...

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California: From Golden State to Welfare State

While we are witnessing the unfolding fiscal disaster that the welfare state has brought upon Europe, we have our own version of this crisis in progress in the United States. The gaping hole in the federal budget is the best known element of the American version of the welfare state crisis, but the situation is almost as bad in many ...

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CALGUNS FOUNDATION SUES LOS ANGELES COUNTY, SHERIFF LEE BACA

Continuing its Carry License Sunshine and Compliance Initiative, The Calguns Foundation (CGF) has filed a lawsuit today in Los Angeles Superior Court against Los Angeles Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and Los Angeles County. The case, entitled Jennifer Lu, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., challenges the Sheriff’s ban on accepting and processing applications for ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

2/7/12 Tonight on the Dark Side we’ll run down primary results and I’ll tell you why I think non-Romney voters should still take heart.  We’ll also discuss the shocking school sex abuse scandal out of Los Angeles County and why the unions are directly to blame for years of abuse in one school.  Every parent with a child in the ...

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Judge prevents California from drowning America in "Carbon Intensity"

When reading the New York Times article, it is easy to question just who the heck came up with the language the judge is having to interpret?? On Thursday, a Federal judge block the following language that was intended to promote "greener" fuels. The judge ruled that because it would cause indirect regulation of out-of-state producers of fuel.

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SAF, Calguns Foundation Sue California Over Firearms Statute

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Second Amendment Foundation has joined the Calguns Foundation and three California citizens in a federal lawsuit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Kamala Harris, challenging the state’s requirement that gun owners wait at least ten days before taking possession of an additional firearm. The case is known as Jeff Silvester et.al. v Kamala Harris, et.al. “We’ve joined ...

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Three Bills for One Tragedy – Penn State & California-style Solutions

By now the tragic, shocking events that transpired at Penn State are common public knowledge.  Ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was re-arrested last week on new charges of child molestation.  That brings the charges against him up to more than 50 counts.  Longtime coach Joe Paterno lost his job as the investigation continues.  The entire scandal from top to bottom ...

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California Economic Activity Index Drops

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index dropped in September, falling two points to a level of 100.  September’s reading is six percent above the index cyclical low of 94.  Year-to-date the index has averaged 102, two points below the 104 average for all of 2010. “The California economy continues to struggle for traction, shown by the slide in our ...

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