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  • The Silicon Lining (Bad state policies are driving California's innovative companies out)

    05/17/2010 6:53:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies · 719+ views
    City Journal ^ | 05/17/2010 | Guy Sorman
    Eric Demers can’t remember how many pseudo–Silicon Valleys he has seen around the world while traveling for Advanced Micro Devices. The globe’s second-largest microchip designer and producer (after Intel), AMD was created 40 years ago in the authentic Silicon Valley in California. Demers, the firm’s chief technology officer, has no intention of moving. Across the world, he points out, private and public attempts to create new Silicon Valleys have achieved only “pale copies” of the original. That original has remained the undisputed cradle of high-tech and communications innovation. Historic leaders like Hewlett-Packard and Intel have stayed here; more recent giants...
  • GOP's Big Lie: It's All About Reconciliation

    03/03/2010 5:46:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies · 1,186+ views
    Investment.com ^ | March 3, 2010 | Leftwing lunatic E. J. DIONNE JR
    For those who feared that Barack Obama did not have any Lyndon Johnson in him, the president's determination to press ahead and get health care reform done in the face of Republican intransigence came as something of a relief. Obama's critics have regularly accused him of not being as tough or wily or forceful as LBJ was in pushing through civil rights and the social programs of his Great Society. Obama seemed willing to let Congress go its own way and was so anxious to look bipartisan that he wouldn't even take his own side in arguments with Republicans. Those...