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The Enormous Conflict Of Interest Problem With Public-Sector Unions And Politicians

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Alma Hernández, who earned around $240,000 annually, resigned as executive director of California’s largest public-sector union after being charged with several felonies, including embezzlement and roughly $1.5 million in tax fraud. 

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High Stakes In Virginia

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, October 22, 2021

Although Virginia has been a politically blue state for years, this year's election has the Democrats' governor facing a serious challenge.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

Going Off The Rails On California’s Crazy Train

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Before the train leaves the station (pun intended) and we detail California’s misadventures in imagining, financing, and constructing a high-speed rail system, I’d like to make a confession.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Yes, Virginia, There Is . . . An Election

interview with David Brady, Douglas Rivers, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Why some progressive columnists are forecasting a Democratic congressional wipeout next year.

HousingAnalysis and Commentary

Does California Need 770 New Laws? No. Will Any Move The Needle On What Needs Fixing? No.

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Governor Newsom just finished signing 770 laws into the books, about 92 percent of those hitting his desk. Talk about writers’ cramp. But does the state really need so many new laws? 

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The Libertarian Podcast: The Federal Vs. State Vaccine Mandate Showdown

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, October 15, 2021

Texas is moving to prevent vaccine mandates while President Biden is moving to make them a reality. Who will prevail?

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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Leaving California: Elon Musk Moves To Texas And Takes Tesla With Him

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 14, 2021

At one time, California was a “big tent” state, inclusive and welcoming to all, particularly to innovators with big ideas. Once established in California, those innovators would stay. But California’s welcoming spirit has faded, as has its ability to economically compete with other states. And this is a major reason why California is losing unique businesses and transformational entrepreneurs.

EnvironmentAnalysis and Commentary

There Will Be Oil In California?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Among the many movies depicting life in a bygone California: There Will Be Blood, a 2007 sprawling epic that earned Daniel Day Lewis an Oscar statuette for his portrayal of a silver prospector who comes to the Golden State and strikes it rich in the Los Angeles oil patch of the early 20th century.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Will The Conservative Majority Hold?

interview with John Yoo, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The legality of vaccine mandates, the Supreme Court’s likely moves on abortion, gun restriction, and religious education in what might be a landmark session.

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