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Mourning in America

Monday, November 17th, 2008

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

It’s been a while now since the election took place, but it’s still not easy for me to come to grips with it. Strangely enough, I slept okay the night I learned that Barack Obama [...]

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DeVore vs. Boxer for U.S. Senate

Friday, November 14th, 2008

by Chuck DeVore | Irvine

I am a candidate for the United States Senate in 2010. California deserves strong, active, and conservative representation in Washington, D.C. By 2010, an entire generation of Californians will have been born and [...]

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L.A. Times on Obama and Race

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

by Patterico | Los Angeles

The L.A. Times has an article about blacks worrying that people will think racism is dead just because Barack Obama was elected President.
Hakeem Holloway may be a classically trained musician who has played with orchestras around the world, but when he crosses an L.A. city street wearing his typical uniform [...]

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Arnold’s Tax Hikes: Wrong and Illegal

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

It is no surprise that fiscal conservatives in California are appalled at the breathtaking assault on taxpayers proposed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Both activists and elected leaders — usually Republicans — have responded with either derision or laughter (with perhaps some expletives mixed in).

Given that the Governor could find not a [...]

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A Contrarian Comes Clean

Monday, November 10th, 2008

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

By this time, I don’t think it will shock anyone if I come right out and admit that I’m not a bleeding heart. When I read about a lava flow or an earthquake taking 500 [...]

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Consequences of a Failed War

Friday, November 7th, 2008

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

The death count in just one city last month was approximately 150. The exact number isn’t known because other bodies may be discovered from time to time, some in pieces, some decapitated. The country-wide killings for the year number about 4,000, again only an approximation. Over 1000 occurred in [...]

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by K. Lloyd Billingsley | Sacramento

Today, one day after a national election, a special California legislative session, called for by Governor Schwarzenegger, begins to deal with this fiscal year’s budget deficit, as high as $10 billion by some estimates.

This session could be of some value if legislators consider a key subject they neglected through [...]

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Unity and Federalism

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

by Gary Galles | Malibu
After a bitter and divisive election, Democrats have regained the presidency and widened their control of Congress. Now they are making the usual political victors’ calls for unity. But unfortunately, Americans’ often diametrically opposed preferences for what they want government to do guarantees disunity under our current approach to [...]

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by Chuck DeVore | Irvine

Scratch the surface of Sen. McCain’s 24.3 percent loss in California, with President-elect Obama winning by the widest margin in modern California history, and you have the makings of a California comeback [...]

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America’s Last Will and Testament

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

On the eve of the presidential election, I have a few last thoughts I’d like to share. First off, I keep hearing people say they don’t know Barack Obama. Oddly enough, I don’t think I’ve [...]

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