Read Their Lips: No New Taxes

While most of the attention in California was focused on affirmative action and stockholder lawsuits in the November 5th election, voters in the Golden State were sending their local governments another message:

A Christmas Carol

It's not long until Christmas, a very special time for all families. In Washington, Christmas is a very special time, too. The president has lit the national Christmas tree. And lobbyists are beginning to think about what kinds of presents they would like to receive this year.