The Watercooler ~ California Corruption Under Democrat Rule Mirrors Washington, D.C.
Pulling my head out of the muck and mire of Washington’s endless scandals, I turned to California politics to find the same dreary reports: California is drowning beneath years of liberal policies that can only be called criminally corrupt. But, don’t look too long or too closely. Surely, no one will notice if we just play our cards right. For starters, California’s unfunded pension crisis | Read More »
Gov. Scott’s Choice: Greatness Or Mediocre
Gov. Rick Scott is going to have to make a choice very soon: Does he want to be a Chris Christie or Arnold Schwarzenegger*? In other words, does he want to be known as a great governor or a mediocre governor? This, of course, is not really a choice. Hell, even Barack Obama said he rather be a great one-termer than a mediocre two-termer**.
Gov. Rick Scott Halts ObamaCare And Tackles State Pensions
So sure ObamaCare is going to be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court or repealed, Governor Rick Scott isn’t waiting to pull the plug on it later: Gov. Rick Scott is stopping Florida from making preparations to implement the federal health care law. Scott makes that decision following the ruling from a federal judge in Pensacola that says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Read More »
Ohio treasurer Boyce under fire for hiring “crooked” bank to manage state pension programs
A “thank you” to Labor Union Report for posting this on his website. Ohio state treasurer Kevin Boyce is under fire for recently hiring Boston’s State Street Corp. to manage portions of several of Ohio’s state pension programs. State Street is facing fraud allegations in California and Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed a lawsuit demanding $200 million in compensation for “raiding” state pension plans | Read More »