Posts Tagged ‘teacher unions’


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The Sexual Abuse Inherent in the System


Wednesday May 9th, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:43am PDT   •   0 Comments

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman is the latest target of the #Me Too movement, with four women charging that Schneiderman abused them, calling one his “brown slave” and making her say that she was “his property.” Schneiderman, a self-proclaimed advocate for woman, dismissed it as “role playing,” and says he never crossed the…
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Proposed Teacher Tax Exemption Is Separate and Unequal


Tuesday March 14th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:54am PDT   •   0 Comments

Californians pay the highest state personal income taxes in the nation, but if state Senators Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) and Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park) have their way, teachers will be off the hook. Galgiani and Stern’s Senate Bill 807 would provide teachers with tax credits for college tuition, certification expenses and other costs. If they…
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Subsidiarity Waste Not Sexy for Taxpayers


Monday January 30th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:42am PST   •   0 Comments

This just in: Sacramento City Unified School District has actually fired an administrator, but as Loretta Kalb notes in the Sacramento Bee, this rare dismissal is not an example of accountability. The administrator, Felisberto Cedros, is embroiled in a sexual harassment case against African American school worker Delecia Sydnor, whom he had threatened to…
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DoubleGovGreed.Con


Tuesday September 22nd, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:20am PDT   •   2 Comments

California is the least tax-friendly state according to new rankings from Kiplinger. Much of that unfriendliness is due to the 2012 Proposition 30, which imposed the highest income tax rate in America, 13.3 percent, and also raised the sales tax to 7.5 percent, also highest in the nation. Proposition 30 was pitched as a…
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California Recovery Legend Ignores Debt of $340 Billion


Thursday June 5th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:00am PDT   •   1 Comment

For some months now the story has been going around that California is experiencing an economic turnaround. As Ben Boychuk noted in City Journal California, the story “describes a state emerging from a decade of fiscal darkness to reclaim its place as an innovative, diverse, entrepreneurial haven.” The tale may be compelling but remains…
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New Video on Spending and Debt Crises for State Governments


Thursday March 17th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 2:40pm PDT   •   0 Comments

FreedomWorks has produced a very timely new video, “We Won Wisconsin—But the Fight Goes On,” on the very serious, looming crises for state government across the U.S., as a result of the unsustainable entitlements, government employee union costs, and other spending and debt.

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