Madeline Janis: Imagine if our government sponsored ads now likening riding alone in a car to taking a big old diesel engine, and dropping it onto the Alaskan wilderness, or a child’s face?
Craig Williams: Libya actually has a special relationship to Californians and played an important role in our growth spurt during the 60’s and 70’s.
Steve Hochstadt: Those who want government to go away, or at least get a lot smaller, seem to have two ideas about how to shrink government: Cut out the “waste” and let private companies take over many of its functions. Their assumption is that the private sector can do these jobs better and cheaper. Is that true?
Marian Wang: The Obama administration announced Monday that it is no longer fast-tracking offshore drilling projects in deep water by exempting them from detailed environmental review.
The California Board of Trustees’ action last week shows an increasing dependency on annual, double-digit student fee hikes to cover for declining state support. It is a dependency that must be broken to maintain access and affordability for students. Student Fees Hiked More Than 100 Percent Student fees have climbed more than 100 percent in [...]