Tag Archives: California

Why the WSJ Is a Great Newspaper (California PG&E Terrorist Attack Edition)

Rebecca Smith’s front-page Wall Street Journal piece yesterday about the attempt last year to knock out a California power station is a knockout. Assault on California Power Station Raises Alarm on Potential for Terrorism April Sniper Attack Knocked Out Substation, Raises Concern for … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Wants Your Business Right Now (And Your Vote In 2016)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Oops) has been traveling this great nation of ours trying to cheery-pick businesses in blue states to migrate to the Lone Star state. And generating national media coverage in the process. From the Weekly Standard in June: … Continue reading

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For All You Know, Facebook Owns Your First-Born Child

The New York Times reports that “despite how much we say we value our privacy — and we do, again and again — we tend to act inconsistently,” which is the Times-nice way of saying stupidly. To half-wit: Letting Down Our Guard … Continue reading

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Boston Firms Rally For Same-Sex Marriage

In the run-up to this week’s Supreme Court bakeoff on gay marriage (which includes a call to strike down both California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act), a group called the Respect for Marriage Coalition has launched an advertising … Continue reading

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California Goes From Gimbels To Lohan

Monday Wall Street Journal op-ed piece: California: The Lindsay Lohan of States Lede: Listen up, California. The other 48 states—your cousin New York excluded—are sick of your bratty arrogance. You’re the Lindsay Lohan of states: a prima donna who once … Continue reading

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