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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-29-09 07:07 PM
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61. And, what will the side effects
of that be?! Not good.
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  -The Governator cut 100% of the Battered Women's Shelter Program today in California. ourbluenation  Jul-28-09 08:58 PM   #0 
  - I am sorry, I am starting to wonder how long until...  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-28-09 08:59 PM   #1 
  - we were just a small part of his "blue pen solution" being shouldered by the poor and down trodden,  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:04 PM   #5 
  - I know, the way the cuts were designed they will hit many areas  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-28-09 09:07 PM   #10 
     - but very few were eliminted completely like this. why he holds us in such little regard  ourbluenation   Jul-29-09 12:30 AM   #41 
  - instead of rioting, maybe they should whip out their  Thothmes   Jul-29-09 06:18 PM   #53 
  - He is the terminator I'm calling tomorrow and screaming in your defense.  bkkyosemite   Jul-28-09 09:00 PM   #2 
  - thank you. how anyone can justify 100% elimination of a shelter program is beyond me.  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:05 PM   #7 
     - This is the GROPEnator we are talking about here, what do you expect?  Odin2005   Jul-28-09 09:52 PM   #23 
     - Just part of the Repuke dogma......they are women-haters.  southerncrone   Jul-29-09 05:53 PM   #49 
     - One point to ponder - many have speculated  truedelphi   Jul-29-09 07:41 PM   #65 
  - Holy crap, sista!  firehorse   Jul-28-09 09:01 PM   #3 
  - do what we can to keep the shelter operational, layoffs and salary reductions.  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:06 PM   #8 
  - I undertand the Dems are saying its not within his legal right to do so  Wickerman   Jul-28-09 09:01 PM   #4 
  - Thanks Wickerman. I appreciate that. n/t  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:24 PM   #15 
  - The Gropenator get his groove on. nt  Democrats_win   Jul-28-09 09:05 PM   #6 
  - Time to impeach the govinator.  prostomulgus   Jul-28-09 09:07 PM   #9 
  - he's a lame duck. and don;t even get me going on how raising revenues wasn't  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:09 PM   #12 
  - I am so sorry.  SeattleGirl   Jul-28-09 09:08 PM   #11 
  - Tell me why I'm considering entering the social services field up there, again?  KamaAina   Jul-28-09 09:09 PM   #13 
  - pm me more details and I'll let you know what I know.  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:11 PM   #14 
  - What an ass, heinous, imo. KnR. n/t  Mnemosyne    Jul-28-09 09:25 PM   #16 
  - i'm sorry to hear about that, but i have one question tho  Bodhi BloodWave   Jul-28-09 09:25 PM   #17 
  - most of what you pointed out is correct. Also, California depends on income taxes  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:43 PM   #21 
     - quite understandable, my mind boggles at the 100% as well  Bodhi BloodWave   Jul-28-09 10:09 PM   #32 
  - Always one of the first things to be cut...  Triana   Jul-28-09 09:26 PM   #18 
  - Yes, but he's sooo proud he didn't raise taxes.  Hissyspit   Jul-28-09 09:28 PM   #19 
  - last time I checked, it takes the California Legisltature  Thothmes   Jul-29-09 06:22 PM   #56 
  - That is tragic.  tekisui   Jul-28-09 09:29 PM   #20 
  - Holy shit, that's fucking EVIL!  Odin2005   Jul-28-09 09:46 PM   #22 
  - Bless you for volunteering. You are the wind beneath our wings.  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 09:59 PM   #26 
  - Thank you!  Odin2005   Jul-28-09 09:59 PM   #27 
  - Budget cuts like this are going to start  EmeraldCityGrl   Jul-28-09 10:12 PM   #34 
  - Thank you  texastoast   Jul-28-09 09:56 PM   #24 
  - Good job, CA electorate.  BlooInBloo   Jul-28-09 09:57 PM   #25 
  - contact the First Lady and let her know what you think:  musette_sf   Jul-28-09 10:01 PM   #28 
  - do you receive funds from any other sources?  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-28-09 10:02 PM   #29 
  - yes. the rape crisis componant of our agency is fully funded but the dv side  ourbluenation   Jul-28-09 10:07 PM   #31 
  - And down the drain we go...  Ignis   Jul-28-09 10:03 PM   #30 
  - I'd say unbelievable, except I do believe it. So sorry to have to K & R this abysmal news. nt  glitch   Jul-28-09 10:10 PM   #33 
  - Damn!  Kadie   Jul-28-09 10:29 PM   #35 
  - Nevermind...I'm sure he has a plan  Cleita   Jul-28-09 10:31 PM   #36 
  - I'm so Sorry  donheld   Jul-28-09 10:49 PM   #37 
  - I'm so sorry. Will you be able to make up any of the funds at all from other sources?  Hekate   Jul-28-09 11:05 PM   #38 
  - KICK, MORE REC'S, PLEASE!!!  Odin2005   Jul-28-09 11:48 PM   #39 
  - this should have over 100 votes  annm4peace   Jul-29-09 12:13 AM   #40 
  - Many DUers have shown elsewhere that it's OK to throw women's rights under the bus.  Odin2005   Jul-29-09 08:06 AM   #44 
     - You are so right about that. The sexism here is DISGUSTING!  bobbolink   Jul-29-09 07:21 PM   #63 
  - I have been saying now, it is just not bad enough yet for most people  lexanman   Jul-29-09 12:41 AM   #42 
  - OMG, I'm so very sorry.  mzmolly   Jul-29-09 12:41 AM   #43 
  - This is a capital strike. There is plenty of money around...  followthemoney   Jul-29-09 12:31 PM   #45 
  - I've read that taxes were high then because the rich were more scared of inflation than they...  Odin2005   Jul-29-09 08:22 PM   #69 
     - Tax brackets were reduced long before inflation...  followthemoney   Jul-30-09 11:14 AM   #79 
  - The war on the citizenry is being waged in full force.  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-29-09 02:25 PM   #46 
  - When the corpses start coming in - and they will  gratuitous   Jul-29-09 02:33 PM   #47 
  - We need large public funeral parades when the dead  followthemoney   Jul-29-09 08:43 PM   #73 
  - Terrible, tragic news for so many who need those services...  backtoblue   Jul-29-09 03:05 PM   #48 
  - Charge him with MURDER for every battered woman who dies because  bobbolink   Jul-29-09 05:57 PM   #50 
  - As every elected representative in the California Legislature  Thothmes   Jul-29-09 06:25 PM   #57 
  - Yep, there are DUers that are OK with DATE RAPE. Disgusting!  Odin2005   Jul-29-09 08:24 PM   #70 
  - to fund the battered bankers' tax shelter program. hey, who needs it more?  Hannah Bell   Jul-29-09 06:04 PM   #51 
  - Tax the ULTRA-RICH!!  slay   Jul-29-09 06:15 PM   #52 
  - They won... the "drown government..  Bigmack   Jul-29-09 06:19 PM   #54 
  - This really, really, really sucks...I'd heard this is unconstitutional...  joeybee12   Jul-29-09 06:19 PM   #55 
  - Sorry to hear it.  Quantess   Jul-29-09 06:27 PM   #58 
  - I honestly don't understand why Californian's voted to put this Nazi in office  Geek_Girl   Jul-29-09 06:33 PM   #59 
  - I wouldn't be at all surprised if HE is a batterer himself!  bobbolink   Jul-29-09 07:07 PM   #62 
  - They loved their Reagan too  NNN0LHI   Jul-29-09 08:58 PM   #75 
  - thank you all for the words of support. I've been on conference calls twice today  ourbluenation   Jul-29-09 06:44 PM   #60 
  - And, what will the side effects  Cha   Jul-29-09 07:07 PM   #61 
  - This just makes me ill.  pleah   Jul-29-09 07:23 PM   #64 
  - KICK  Odin2005   Jul-29-09 08:17 PM   #66 
  - California just became a meaner place for women in distress  Canuckistanian   Jul-29-09 08:18 PM   #67 
  - what it means is that with no safe house to go to, they don't go. n/t  ourbluenation   Jul-29-09 08:29 PM   #71 
  - Is there a way to have a DU fundraiser?  AngryAmish   Jul-29-09 08:20 PM   #68 
  - thx but with 94 agencies across the state I don't know. Better to contact them directly & CALL YOUR  ourbluenation   Jul-29-09 08:32 PM   #72 
  - That sucks.  proteus_lives   Jul-29-09 08:53 PM   #74 
  - That is a budget cut that will literally get people killed  varelse   Jul-29-09 09:10 PM   #76 
  - Yes, and it's oh so painful for him.  MzNov   Jul-29-09 09:22 PM   #77 
  - Kick for the morning crowd.  Odin2005   Jul-30-09 07:39 AM   #78 

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