David Azevedo
David Azevedo
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Sept. 27, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: An Obama Reelection With a GOP Congress Would Be a Political Debacle

Democrats may win the presidency, but thanks to our broken electoral "officiating," the Republicans will still win.

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Sept. 18, 2012

Obama vs Romney: David Brooks Blasts GOP Candidate for 47 Percent Gaffe

Conservative David Brooks delivers a devastating critique of Mitt Romney's latest blunder.
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Aug. 29, 2012

Jerry Brown Announces California Pension Reform: Why Public Unions Are Not Up in Arms About This Plan

Questions still remain, but with the state and its pension system grossly underfunded and reeling from the Recession, it's better than nothing at this point.
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Aug. 16, 2012

Romney Runs the Risk of Becoming Less Popular Than His VP Paul Ryan

The sad state of the Romney/ Ryan ticket is that it's now more about Obama vs. Ryan than Obama vs. Romney.
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July 13, 2012

San Bernardino Bankruptcy: Austerity is Pushing us to the Brink

Another city goes bankrupt, with more on the way. This will fundamentally alter our American local communities—unless we reset our budget priorities.
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June 13, 2012

Scott Walker Recall Triumph and California Pension Reforms Can Restart the American Labor Movement

Unions are facing their darkest hour, as public support for them seems to fade. But dawn can come, if they come out of their caves and fight for more efficient, fair, and sustainable government.

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June 6, 2012

California Primary Results: More of Scott Walker, Less of the Tea Party

Electoral reforms make congressional races less extreme, crowding out Tea Partiers. But two major cities insist on Wisconsin-style pension reform.
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June 5, 2012

California Primary Results Will Make Washington Moderate

All eyes may be on Scott Walker's recall in Wisconsin today. But in November, they'll be looking back at today's California primaries.
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June 4, 2012

Baby Boomers: From Pensions to Wall Street, The Unsustainable Generation

Their parents "paid it forward" and strived to leave their country a better place. Are baby boomers doing the same thing, or are their choices leaving the country a mess for millennials?
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May 31, 2012

Gay Marriage Will Likely Go to the Supreme Court in 2013 in an Epic Showdown

The ruling, however, sets up an epic Supreme Court showdown on the definition of marriage.
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May 30, 2012

Republican Commentator Calls Millennials 'Frickin' Stupid' (And Here's Why He's Wrong)

Politicians are relentlessly pursuing the youth vote, but Jonah Goldberg thinks Millennial opinion is ignorant and even harmful to society. Is he right?

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May 23, 2012

Stockton, California Nears Bankruptcy: Is This the Future of Local Governments?

Meet Stockton, CA -- the largest city in the nation to be a breath away from bankruptcy. Is this the shape of things to come for local governments?
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May 23, 2012

The First Tea Party President: Mitt Romney, the Puppet?

Romney's lack of a concrete vision leaves him vulnerable to a congressional minority that promotes bad government.
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May 17, 2012

Government Freeloaders Will Determine the 2012 Presidential Election

The same Americans who want smaller government increasingly depend upon governmental assistance. These people will be deciding our political destiny -- and it doesn't look pretty.
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May 15, 2012

Jerry Brown: Feel Free to Raise My California Taxes (But Spend My Money Better!)

California doesn't have a "spending" or "revenue" problem, it's a lack of accountability.