- -California Bans Paperless Voting (MSNBC News)
"Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a law requiring that all electronic voting machines produce paper records of every ballot cast, beginning in 2006."
"Under the bill, signed Monday, voters will not be able to touch or keep the records; instead, election officials will put them in lock boxes in case a recount becomes necessary."
"Computer scientists and voter advocates have warned that touchscreens and other electronic voting machinery are vulnerable to hackers, software bugs and hardware failures, and that a paper trail is needed in case something goes wrong." 10-04
- -Editorial: Swarzenegger Talks About California Leadership on Global Warming (MSNBC News)
That he's a cigar-smoking environmentalist, says Arnold Schwarzenegger, allows him to do one of the things he loves most: defy stereotypes." 04-07
- -Editorial: Swarzenegger's Legacy (Times.com)
"Governors rise and fall on the strength of the economy. "When times are good, they look like geniuses," says political scientist Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College. "When times are hard, they look like dunces." Schwarzenegger was popular during his first two years when the economy soared and before his ballot box measures to reform the state were summarily rejected by voters. With the Great Recession still a hard reality for most Americans, the deepest budget cuts have come, not at the national level, but among the 50 states, with the Golden State a prime example."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger Biography (German.About.com - Flippo)
Provides a biography of Arnold Schwarzenegger. (This German article was translated into English with several words misspelled. In addition, visitors sometimes misspell as Swartzennegger, Swartzenegger, Swartzenneger, Swartzeneger, Swarzenneger, Swarzennegger, Swarzeneger, Schwartzennegger, Schwartzeneger, Schwartzenneger, Schwarzeneger, or Schwarzenneger.) 8-03
- Baldwin Asks to be Removed from Film About Schwarzenegger (MSNBC News)
"Actor Alec Baldwin wants to be removed as narrator of an Arnold Schwarzenegger documentary called 'Running with Arnold,' saying filmmakers went too far by including images of Nazi rallies." 10-06
- California Seeks Lead in Environmental Issues (MSNBC News)
"And now Schwarzenegger, a Republican, wants to use his star power to turn global warming into an issue in the 2008 presidential election. 'There is a whole new movement because of the change of people sent to Washington,' Schwarzenegger said in an interview this week, referring to the Democratic Party's impending takeover of Congress. 'We want to put the spotlight on this issue in America. It has to become a debate in the presidential election. It has to become an issue.' "
"Schwarzenegger made no bones about his exasperation with the Bush administration's refusal to allow California to become the first state in the nation to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles." 12-06
- Global Warming Initiative Planned for California (MSNBC News)
"Declaring climate change to be an indisputable threat, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled a plan Wednesday to combat global warming by setting goals for reducing California’s emissions of greenhouse gases."
- Schwarzenegger Had Child with Staffer (CNN News)
"Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child more than 10 years ago outside of his marriage to Maria Shriver, a source close to the former California governor confirmed to CNN Tuesday." 05-11
- Schwarzenegger Loses on All Measures (Bloomberg.com)
"California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger lost his gamble to go over the heads of lawmakers as voters rejected every measure he offered to change the political, fiscal and educational policy of the most-populous U.S. state."
- Schwarzenegger Moves $150 Million to Stem-Cell Program (Bloomberg.com)
"California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger ordered the state to loan $150 million to the state's financing agency for stem-cell research, one day after President George W. Bush vetoed legislation expanding federal funding for such studies."
- Schwarzenegger Praised for Leadership (Time.com)
"But if it's true that the Governor was lucky, it's also true that luck favors the well-prepared. Schwarzenegger was able to move those National Guard troops quickly because he had a plan in place to redeploy them in an emergency. The obvious competence of the emergency response — in stark contrast to the debacle of Hurricane Katrina — was the product of years of training, planning and drills." 10-07
- Schwarzenegger Presents Views (CNN News)
Schwarzenegger presents his positions on some controversial issues. 8-03
- Schwarzenegger Starts Transition (CNN)
"Arnold Schwarzenegger told reporters at his first news conference as California governor-elect Wednesday that the members of his full transition team will be announced Thursday." Visitors sometimes misspell as Swartzennegger, Swartzenegger, Swartzenneger, Swartzeneger, Swarzenneger, Swarzennegger, Swarzeneger, Schwartzennegger, Schwartzeneger, Schwartzenneger, Schwarzeneger, or Schwarzenneger.) 8-03
- Schwarzenegger Wins Limitations on Workers Compensation System (Bloomberg.com)
"California lawmakers approved an overhaul of the state workers compensation system, allowing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to fulfill a campaign promise and saving as much as $7 billion for companies such as Costco Wholesale Corp." 4-04
- Schwarzenegger and Special Interests (CBS News)
"Heller and other government watchdogs say when it comes to raising special interest cash — the governor [Arnold Schwarzenegger] has far outpaced the man he ousted, former Governor Gray Davis. "
- Schwarzenegger's Mixed Legacy (ABC News)
"In the year before the recession hit, he signed what has become his biggest legacy in office — a law sponsored by Democrats that has made California a global leader in combating climate change."
"Cannon said that after a promising start, Schwarzenegger failed to engage rank-and-file lawmakers who could have helped him broker deals."
" 'A lot of the work of a governor, as a long line of governors starting with Earl Warren showed, is how you're able to negotiate with the Legislature ... the governor and the Legislature together never really got their hands dirty on the fiscal issues,' Cannon said. 'He was elected to do that. That's what he campaigned on.' "
"Now, Schwarzenegger leaves incoming Gov. Jerry Brown in virtually the same fiscal position he inherited but with fewer options to fix it. After successive years of gimmicks to close the gaps, California's deficit is estimated at $28 billion over the next 18 months." 12-10
- Schwarzenegger, Arnold (IMDB.com)
Provides a biography of the actor. Visitors sometimes misspell as Swartzennegger, Swartzenegger, Swartzenneger, Swartzeneger, Swarzenneger, Swarzennegger, Swarzeneger, Schwartzennegger, Schwartzeneger, Schwartzenneger, Schwarzeneger, or Schwarzenneger.
- Top Rated Action Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). Movies include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Shichinin no samurai (1954), Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966), Star Wars (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), C'era una volta il West (1968), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and The Matrix (1999). Luminaries include James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, John Woo, Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Chan, John McTiernan, Renny Harlin, Will Smith, and Yun-Fat Chow.