LA Times Covers For Calif’s High-Speed Train Debacle

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On Oct. 29, the Los Angeles Times published its version of what’s wrong with plans for a high-speed rail system from Northern to Southern California. Was the story about rising cost estimates and unrealistically high ridership estimates? Of course it wasn’t! This is the Los Angeles Times, which is not devoted to facts, but rather its higher goal of indoctrinating …

More right wing racist hate speech? Nope, just some dopey Democrat Congressman. All is forgiven.

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I believe we’ve discussed the hate speech issue on this website before, with lefties clinging to the absurd notion that it’s the right which is (solely) guilty of hate speech. As it turns out, the right is NOT solely guilty. Or even often guilty. Or even more often than Dems guilty. Not even close. Hate speech and racist remarks overwhelmingly emanate from …

The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Community” Of Tax-Takers

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Judging from the San Diego Union-Tribune’s narrow selection for its “community editorial board,” the newspaper’s management appears to think the San Diego  community consists entirely of social activists, government bureaucrats and other tax-takers. The people who pay their wages aren’t represented. Richard Rider has documented the narrow range of opinions in this supposedly “diverse” crowd — diverse in everything except …

Advocating Higher Taxes, Or Just Giving Info? It’s Higher Taxes!

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In the comments to my post  about the deceptively named Middle Class Taxpayers Association, Lucas O’Connor makes three points worth responding to: One false, one irrelevant, and one true. The false claim is that I criticized the union- and Democratic-backed group because of its ideology. No, the deception is what I criticized. When groups advertise themselves under a false flag …

Chris Tomlinson, Lefty Texas Political Activist, Magically Becomes ‘Objective’ AP Reporter

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Last year, Chris Tomlinson was known as a progressive (IOW left-leaning) political activist in Texas. But the year 2011 has been very good to him. Tomlinson’s success at reinventing himself bears an important lesson for us all. Tomlinson was  managing editor of the Texas Observer, which describes the goal of its publisher, the Texas Democracy Foundation, as promoting “progressive change …