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14 April 2015


George Boardman

--Bret Stephens is to be taken with a large grain of salt. While he's very bright and an excellent writer, he is also American media's chief apologist for Israel. His views are filtered through a mesh that says Israel can do no wrong, and America's No. 1 goal in the world is to safeguard the existence of the country.

Besides, when it comes to politics, one party's universal truth is the other party's big lie.

--You are right about ballooning pension obligations Nevada County and every other entity in the state are facing. Now CalPERS wants 6 percent more to cover rising medical costs, increased benefits, and the likelihood retirees will live longer. http://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2015/04/14/calpers-raises-pension-contribution-rates-in-california-by-6-percent-n1985260


The old sandbox is getting stale. I just wanted to post example #3012 of why a powerful central government with socialist tendencies is an unalloyed good to society.


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