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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-25-09 06:40 PM
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6. They can't, they've been bankrupted by selfish ballot initiatives.
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  -State of Paralysis (Krugman on California) billyoc  May-25-09 06:17 PM   #0 
  - And the NY Times posted that. Wow. Oh,  Deja Q   May-25-09 06:18 PM   #1 
  - much as we'd love to  shanti   May-25-09 07:30 PM   #18 
  - It's not the governor's fault.  theoldman   May-25-09 06:27 PM   #2 
  - The people are at fault. They wanted no taxes, now they can reap the whirlwind.  billyoc   May-25-09 06:36 PM   #3 
  - No taxes!?  ContinentalOp   May-25-09 08:35 PM   #27 
  - What about all the programs mandated by ballot measures  question everything   May-26-09 01:54 PM   #32 
  - It's a structural problem- see post 29 below  depakid   May-25-09 08:51 PM   #30 
  - It is really the voters' fault  question everything   May-25-09 06:38 PM   #5 
  - BS! There is a reason I called  xxqqqzme   May-25-09 07:48 PM   #20 
  - It's a bit more complex than that  anigbrowl   May-25-09 06:51 PM   #8 
  - it is the Great Aryan Hope's fault, but he's not alone.  ColbertWatcher   May-25-09 07:04 PM   #13 
  - some of us  shanti   May-25-09 07:21 PM   #15 
  - "I guess this is how Republicans think you run a business."  KamaAina   May-25-09 08:25 PM   #24 
  - Well, the state government is going to have to save its own ass anyway.  bemildred   May-25-09 06:38 PM   #4 
  - They can't, they've been bankrupted by selfish ballot initiatives.  billyoc   May-25-09 06:40 PM   #6 
     - Then their ass will not be saved. nt  bemildred   May-25-09 06:41 PM   #7 
  - A similar initiative to prop 13 passed in the San Antonio Texas area.  Skink   May-25-09 06:51 PM   #9 
  - Actually, if restricted to homeowners 60 and up, living in their own homes, Prop 13 would be fine.  bemildred   May-25-09 06:58 PM   #10 
  - I support the idea of a constitutional convention  anigbrowl   May-25-09 07:00 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, we are completely fucked, we need to start over. nt  bemildred   May-25-09 07:00 PM   #12 
  - The Presidio debacle alone should be cause for revolution. n/t  Greyhound   May-25-09 07:23 PM   #16 
  - It's just so typical far Cali.  Greyhound   May-25-09 07:16 PM   #14 
  - Minor historical point on placement of state capitals  RufusTFirefly   May-25-09 07:31 PM   #19 
     - I believe that's true, but it does cause problems in the states I've lived in  Greyhound   May-25-09 10:52 PM   #31 
  - How about..  girl gone mad   May-25-09 07:29 PM   #17 
  - ...  taught_me_patience   May-25-09 07:53 PM   #21 
  - Prop 13 and the self inflicted downhill slide from there.  billyoc   May-25-09 08:01 PM   #22 
     - Prop 13 doesn't mean we pay less taxes.  ContinentalOp   May-25-09 08:39 PM   #28 
  - And all while this is happening, people are not going to be able to pay more taxes.  Gregorian   May-25-09 08:23 PM   #23 
  - I've never heard California was a low-tax state. Is that true relative to other states?***  Egalitariat   May-25-09 08:26 PM   #25 
  - I've never heard California was a low-tax state. Is that true relative to other states?***  Egalitariat   May-25-09 08:26 PM   #26 
  - I drew something entirely different from the article than most on the thread  depakid   May-25-09 08:50 PM   #29 
     - Interesting that several years ago Arnold put a proposal to change the way  question everything   May-26-09 01:55 PM   #33 
 

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