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Infusion Resolution: Gov. Brown Should Pass SB 32

September 20, 2011
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Infusion Resolution: Gov. Brown Should Pass SB 32

There are few better ways to show off how lovely fresh produce can be than to extend its life as an infused spirit -- something that California's master mixologists should be taking advantage of. But a Prohibition-era restriction prevents it. UPDATED.
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Amending America: Thank the Founders for Making it Difficult!

January 7, 2010
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Amending America: Thank the Founders for Making it Difficult!

Dispelling some populist myths about Congress -- why throwing the bums out may not be the best idea (at least not wholesale).
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Dish-Interested: Why I Love Sarah Palin

November 19, 2009
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Dish-Interested: Why I Love Sarah Palin

There are plenty of reasons to hate Sarah Palin: She’s hokey, inarticulate, whiny, incurious and provincial — a quitter who’s prone to blaming others for her own missteps. But so far as many are concerned, hating Sarah has become the new national pastime.
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Scattered Victories Portend New Era of Republican Political Dominance … Hah

November 4, 2009
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Scattered Victories Portend New Era of Republican Political Dominance … Hah

Did you hear the big news? Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are BOTH going to host Oscars in 2010. Oh, and in case you missed it . . . according to Fox News, Republicans now rule the world once again. Sigh.
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Time for Change Hasn’t Ended: An Interview With Authors of New Book ‘Generation Change’

October 27, 2009
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Time for Change Hasn’t Ended: An Interview With Authors of New Book ‘Generation Change’

We interviewed the co-authors of upcoming book "Generation Change." Jayan Kalathil and Melissa Bolton-Klinger spoke to us about the inspiration behind the new book, thoughts on the power on online social networking, and reveal the bipartisan nature of flossing.
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Fox Fact and Faux

October 23, 2009
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Fox Fact and Faux

CAUTION! You are about to read an opinion-based column about Fox News Channel’s opinion-based reporting. While many political commentators have said the Obama Administration should “take the moral high ground,” and appear on Fox News, I respectfully disagree.
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California’s Bold Plan to Move Forward: Elect a Governor from the Past?

October 13, 2009
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California’s Bold Plan to Move Forward: Elect a Governor from the Past?

Is former California Governor and current State Attorney General Jerry really the best option California can come up with to move the state forward? A look at the rest of the field, and a hand-picked "wishful thinking" choice from each party to boot.
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It’s an Honor Just to be Nominated: How Hollywood Got Robbed by Nobel Peace Committee

October 9, 2009
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It’s an Honor Just to be Nominated: How Hollywood Got Robbed by Nobel Peace Committee

I was shocked to find that our president had won the Nobel Peace Prize. Didn't this Nobel (October) surprise deny the award to a movie star, musician or pseudo-celebrity who truly deserves it?
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Knock-Knock, Who’s there? Your Lobbyist–That’ll be $625, Please

October 9, 2009
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Knock-Knock, Who’s there? Your Lobbyist–That’ll be $625, Please

Our political insider is back, both ridiculing lobbyists and explaining why their existence is not only necessary, it's downright American.
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Politics and the Power of Ignorance

September 14, 2009
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Politics and the Power of Ignorance

Today, more than ever, ignorance is far from bliss. Whether it’s been the debate over health care reform; or claims that America is now living under socialism, those who are the most ignorant are the most dangerous. Commentary on the increasing culture of disrespect surrounding American politics.
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