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Daily Archives: August 5, 2009

Line Item Vetoes: Legal or Not?

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My Wesbter’s Dictionary defines an appropriation as “money officially authorized to be paid from a public treasury.” If only it were that simple. Expect a heated debate in the near future as to whether Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decision last week … Continue reading »

More Left, More Right... Bigger Gap

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The second and final day of then-versus-now comparisons by the venerable Field Poll makes it easy to see how the seeds of discontent and disagreement have flowered among partisan voters in California these last three decades. In short: Democrats are … Continue reading »