My Blogging Whereabouts

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I’ve taken down my previous post about Doug Manchester and his split with his wife. My employer has expressed a wish that I not blog on local issues anywhere except the North County Times, and I agree that’s a wise decision. So I won’t be blogging anymore on SD Rostra. However, I’ll still be blogging, and reporting, at the North …

Just What California Needs! Another Push to Raise Taxes!

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Yet another attempt to raise California’s taxes is rearing its head, this time from a group calling itself Think Long California. It’s already getting the usual uncritical reception from a fawning media. (UPDATE II: The LA Times for a change doesn’t fall into this category. It published a fair article on the tax hike proposal, complete with appropriate headline)   …

Climategate 2.0 — More Global Warming Emails Apparently Released

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A second release of the controversial Climategate emails from global warming scientists appears to have  just taken place. The most important question is whether these emails are real and not some hoax. If they’re real, the cover-up of biased global warming scientists has become even flimsier. And the task of their dutiful allies in the mainstream media has become much …