How “Socially Responsible” Investing Destroyed the Pension Fund of 1.6 Million Public Employees


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To employ a cop in Vallejo still requires $230,000 a year, including $47,000 in annual CalPERS costs.

California State Workers Took Home 1 Billion in Overtime


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In California, a state psychiatrist was paid $822,000, a highway patrol officer collected $484,000 in pay and pension benefits and 17 employees got checks of more than $200,000 for unused vacation and leave. The best-paid staff in other states earned far less for the same work, according to the data.

The Truth About Wisconsin


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Governor Scott Walker’s much-maligned reforms are working.

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Battleground Wisconsin


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Another recall battle looms in the Badger State.

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The Left’s New Twist on “Reagan Democrats”


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Who can ever forget the way government workers idolized Ronald Reagan?

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Union Stance on Illegals About Money and Power


Liz Blaine’s excellent piece Sunday showed the tension between union members who see illegal aliens flooding the job market and driving down the price of labor, and union bosses who lobby for watering down immigration laws, obsessing over “migrant rights,” and boycotting Arizona.
And while Liz is right that this fits into the socialist mindset of [...]

The Beholden State


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How public-sector unions broke California.