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Monday, November 28, 2016


It’s more politics from the L.A. teachers union: Guest commentary

Led by the United Teachers of Los Angeles, educators at four local schools have refused to accept a $3.75 million gift because it would come from “a pro-charter school organization," Great Public Schools Now. The union’s president, Alex Caputo-Pearl, blustered, “It’s a public relations stunt that offers chump change to a couple of LAUSD efforts while they [GPSN] continue to put tens of millions of dollars into unregulated charter growth.

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California vote shows Electoral College’s value

The Electoral College system for choosing presidents has been controversial since the nation’s founding, but never more than now and nowhere more than in California.

Donald Trump won the White House by prevailing in the Electoral College count even though Hillary Clinton got more votes across the nation and was the overwhelming choice in its biggest state.

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Correct problems in Dodd-Frank law

Texas Congressman Jeb Hensarling is not a fan of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, the massive banking legislation passed in the wake of the financial crisis. He believes it has slowed the U.S. economy by burdening small banks and credit unions with costly regulations that have choked off lending to the small businesses which create most of the nation’s jobs.

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The Corbynization of the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party’s current festival of re-examination is both necessary and justified. They have just lost to the most unpopular presidential candidate in recent memory. Lockstep media support and a much larger war chest were not enough to save them from losing not only the presidency, but also in state races across the country.

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