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OPINION: Progressive Failure Is On Full Display in California

Reason.com's Steven Greenhut explains how modern-day progressives are chipping away at the process of referendums and initiatives that old-style progressives fought for so the People could keep in check powerful interests to protect the power of the current robber barons, the public-sector unions.

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OPINION: Brown budget breaches Prop. 30 promise

Adrienne More, writing for The Orange County Register, explains how Governor Brown's budget increases unsustainable spending by relying on revenue that is unlikely to materialize and by simply ignoring most of the state's debt. It also violates promises Gov. Brown made to voters leading up to the November 2012 election.

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NEWS: Gov. Brown Uses Tricks to 'Balance' CA Budget

Breitbart.com explains how Governor Brown uses a series of optimistic assumptions to "balance" the State budget, including that the California's tax increases from last November won’t hurt the state's economy and tax revenues will grow; that California’s millionaires, hit with higher taxes again, won’t pack up and move to low-tax states; and that California’s housing market will improve and prices will go up.

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OPINION: California, Unsaved, Speeds Toward a Wall of Debt

While Governor Brown claims his recent budget makes important steps towards solving California's fiscal problems, Steven Greenhut writing for Bloomberg News explains how it is actually the latest in a series of “kick the can down the road” budgets that ignore the buildup of debts.

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EDITORIAL: How Big is California’s “Wall of Debt”?

Union Watchdog editorial breaking down exactly how big California's "Wall of Debt" is and what it consists of.

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