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Introduction

Newsom’s Annus Horribilis

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

History shows that California governor Gavin Newsom took office on the seventh day of 2019 under clear skies in Sacramento—in itself an unusual occurrence, as winter weather in California’s state capital has been known to literally rain on a new governor’s parade.

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California's Failed Response To COVID

by Jay Bhattacharya, Martin Kulldorffvia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

Now that we’ve "celebrated" the first anniversary of COVID in California, it’s a good time to take stock of the state's response.

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Beyond California’s Pandemic Response, Questions Of Government Mismanagement

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

Almost two million Californians have signed petitions calling for the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. The reasons for this are varied, ranging from his uneven response to the COVID-19 pandemic to staggering fraud in the state’s unemployment insurance system under his watch—and, of course, the flouting of his own public health rules when he attended a dinner with lobbyists at the French Laundry, a high-priced Napa Valley restaurant.  

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Bipartisan Opportunism Is to Blame for California’s High Tax Rate

by David Cranevia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

Conventionally, Ronald Reagan is characterized as conservative.

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Let Small Businesses Open Up – And Stay Open

by Lorraine Salazarvia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

All of us who own and run small businesses can appreciate the difficult balancing act California governor Gavin Newsom, local elected officials, and county health directors have had in containing the spread of COVID-19 without doing too much more damage to our beleaguered economy.

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The Teacher Handshake

by Michael Trujillovia Eureka
Friday, March 12, 2021

For many months in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was panic at California’s local grocery stores. While most businesses were closed, government buildings locked up, and schools shut down, our markets never were. Neither were our farms. Our survival depended, as it always has, on food continuing to be grown, picked, and shipped to stores where we could buy it. 

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