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Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

Original post made on May 20, 2009

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward filling the yawning hole in the state's budget. But it's only a start.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 12:10 PM

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Posted by John Adams
a resident of Woodside: Mountain Home Road
on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am

Well. I could have predicted it, and so have many others. Do you ever check the internet? Do you really think this is just some odd, unpredictable event that just happened to happen? That it is a "recession" that just came up upon us unexpectedly? Have you talked to any of the people who work for a living, and see why they don't wish to work to support government employees getting $100,000+++ a year for eternity? That they don't wish to "loan" GM $14,000,000,000 that now will "probably not be repaid".
Didn't you see the 3 days of videos of the GM workers in a bar, in the middle of the day, drinking beer --- and then denying it, even though it was on video tape at the local TV station? Don't you know that California wishes to grant everything to everyone but now suddenly cannot pay for it?

Biden and Obama: free University for everyone. Yahoo!

I know. Let's raise taxes again. That will solve everything!

You say we all want from government. Well, I don't. I just want government to leave me alone - which it won't . So, what do many hard workers and earners like me do? Opt out?

Why else would revenue "fall 40%"? Why? I suggest you think about it, and talk to someone who doesn't get from the government but has to give to it, again and again and again. Signed, THX-1138 if you haven't seen it, you should.

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