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Guest opinion: League of Women Voters says 'no' on key propositions

Original post made on May 6, 2009

The League of Women Voters does not concur with The Almanac's recommendations on the May 19 ballot measures, although we agree that the choices are terrible.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Jack Hickey
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on May 6, 2009 at 9:14 pm

This should be under "Political" topic.

The League of Women Voters got it right on this one. Vote NO on 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, and I would personally add a NO on 1b. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC, which has endorsed my candidacy for SM County Supervisor, sees it that way too. Sorry Almanac, you have to go back to school on this one.

John J. "Jack" Hickey
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Posted by Reject tyranny of the minority
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on May 7, 2009 at 5:34 pm

The LWV is right, we need real reform, not more of the same crazy "fixes" that we've come to expect from Sacramento. How do we go about getting the ridiculous 2/3rds vote to approve the state budget overturned?


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Posted by Kali
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on May 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm

Time for a constitutional convention, I'd say.


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Posted by Democratica
a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on May 8, 2009 at 12:14 pm

I never thought I'd agree with Jack Hickey on ANYTHING, but the League's argument makes a lot of sense.


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