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  • Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein

    Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein
    Lanny Ebenstein wants you to vote to kneecap the state's public workers unions by banning their right to collective bargaining. Other measures scrambling to qualify for the November 2012 ballot would drop the hammer specifically on public employees' pensions or increase their retirement age, but Ebenstein's may be the most uncompromising. Ebenstein, a lecturer in economics at UC Santa Barbara, believes that it's too cozy for unions to be bargaining with bosses they've likely campaigned to elect -- and the state's economic doldrums are one result. An eight-year veteran of the Santa Barbara school board and the author of volumes about conservative economists Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek, he's now got a metaphorical book he wants to throw at public employee unions.
  • Goldberg: Fusion power on the right

    Goldberg: Fusion power on the right
    "At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed the Week magazine. Meanwhile, the New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...

    Regulation or rule of law, Gov. Romney?

     
    There's a line that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney must know well, the one about the vast difference between campaigning and governing. He's in ''campaigning'' mode now. In a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday, the Republican...

    Government: Meddling with monetary policy

     
    Echoing Texas' two Republican presidential candidates, Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Ron Paul, the top four Republicans in Congress have written a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke telling him to keep his hands off the money supply. The authors'...

    Campaign 2012: Rick Perry picks a fight with Ben Bernanke

     
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry was asked a question he evidently has no business answering, which probably means he has no business running for president.