Meredith Turney

Posted October 17, 2011

While MTV is notorious for pushing the envelope of good taste and decency in its program selection, few of its shows are as controversial as Jersey Shore. Ever since television viewers first encountered Snooki, The Situation and other cast members of the now-infamous show named after their home state, there’s been no lack of the kind of debauchery that’s become the hallmark of all MTV fare.

Posted October 03, 2011

There is a sense of hopelessness in America right now. You can hear it when you talk to friends and listen to their fear of losing a job. Set aside getting a raise or promotion, they’re grateful just to get a paycheck.

Posted August 10, 2011

California’s initiative process has long been a thorn in the side of the state’s labor unions and their allies in the Democrat Party. While they have occasionally utilized ballot measure to coax more money out of taxpayers, overall progressives have viewed ballot initiatives as the one aspect of the state’s government that they cannot fully control.

Posted July 18, 2011

"The best talent was in California and could have created thousands of jobs there. But it was the government's tax policies that drove the company into the arms of another state."

Posted May 05, 2011

Writer Linton Weeks of National Public Radio recently authored a column entitled “Media Black Hole: So Much News That We'll Implode?” in which Weeks examined whether the wealth of information was actually causing consumers to become less informed.

Posted April 28, 2011

As a result of technology and new media, the world is in the midst of monumental, accelerated change. Like the Industrial Revolution that preceded it, the Information Age has revolutionized not just affluent societies, but the entire world.

Posted February 15, 2011

Was it callous in a state of 12.3 percent uemployment for Gov. Schwarzenegger to tweet the following: "Exciting news. My friends at CAA have been asking me for 7 years when they can take offers seriously. Gave them the green light today."

Posted December 14, 2010

Based on news reports this week, you’d think President Obama plans to run as a fiscally conservative Republican in 2012.

Posted November 29, 2010

All three of the major credit rating agencies have given California the lowest credit rating of any state.

Posted October 19, 2010

It's estimated that suspending AB 32 will kill over 1.1 million jobs when it's fully implemented. That's what James Cameron is looking to do.

Posted October 01, 2010

There are very few political issues that can unite conservatives and liberals. The political polarization has reached such an intractable state that it seems the two sides will never agree on solutions for society’s pressing problems.

Posted September 29, 2010

There are very few political issues that can unite conservatives and liberals. School choice may be the rare issue that forces each side to ignore political influence.

Posted September 17, 2010

The shocking sticker price for a new Los Angeles school grabbed headlines across the nation.

Posted September 02, 2010

It was a match for the ages: a three-term United States Senator against the former CEO of a Fortune 50 international corporation.

Posted July 22, 2010

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Posted June 27, 2010

It was an ending so dramatic that even Hollywood’s best writers couldn’t have scripted it.

Posted June 18, 2010

Fifty-seven days. For nearly two months Americans have watched the nation’s largest environmental disaster unfold in the Gulf of Mexico.