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LA Mayor Calls for Repeal of Prop 13
A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 20 August 2011 | John Semmens

Posted on 08/21/2011 4:37:44 PM PDT by John Semmens

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for the state legislature to repeal California’s Proposition 13. Prop 13, the People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation, was enacted by voters in 1978. It restricts property taxes to 1% of full cash value and limits increases to 2% a year.

“It’s time for progressive to start thinking and acting big,” Villaraigosa said. “The government needs money. People who can afford to own property have more money than they need. We shouldn’t let a vote taken over 30 years ago stop us from extracting some of this excess wealth from property owners.”

Villaraigosa contrasted his “forward looking” approach to that of the “reactionary ideologues in the Tea Party,” and demanded that Democrats in Sacramento “act before it is too late.” “After the 2012 election the enemies of progressive policies may have the upper hand,” Villaraigosa warned. “If Republicans win, as seems likely, the assets and incomes of taxpayers may be out of our reach for a generation. We must make an effort to grab them now while we still have the chance.”

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http://azconserv1.wordpress.com/2011/08/20/obama-compares-self-to-lincoln/


TOPICS: Government; History; Humor
KEYWORDS: california; democrats; satire; socialism; taxes

1 posted on 08/21/2011 4:37:46 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

He should just stick to boinking reporterettes


2 posted on 08/21/2011 4:40:21 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: John Semmens

There it is: People who own property have more money than they need, and the Government wants to take it.

He isn’t hiding his plans.


3 posted on 08/21/2011 4:43:53 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: John Semmens

***People who can afford to own property have more money than they need.***

Oh, GOOD GRIEF!

He wants everyone in Section 8s.


4 posted on 08/21/2011 4:44:18 PM PDT by kitkat (Obama, rope and chains)
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To: John Semmens

He just wants to steal more tax money from the real citizens of California to pay for the residents of Northern Mexico.


5 posted on 08/21/2011 4:44:31 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: John Semmens

He sounds like my kind of guy. I busted my tochus for 45 years, so he can come in and take some of my “wealth” (that I have too much of). I always can use help in getting rid of it, Uncle has left a little after taxes. This guy is worse than armed and dangerous. He actually has his hands on some of the levers of power.


6 posted on 08/21/2011 4:45:26 PM PDT by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends)
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To: John Semmens

Good one.....had you begun with Jerry Brown instead of Villar, I’d have swallowed it hook/line/sinker.


7 posted on 08/21/2011 4:50:08 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: John Semmens

Villaraigosa warned. “If Republicans win, as seems likely, the assets and incomes of taxpayers may be out of our reach for a generation. We must make an effort to grab them now while we still have the chance.”

read more...

...and just why, pray tell, would I possibly want to read more, of what a
C R O O K would like to do with someone’s assets and incomes?


8 posted on 08/21/2011 4:50:47 PM PDT by wita
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To: John Semmens

“It’s time for progressive to start thinking and acting big,” Villaraigosa said. “The government needs money. People who can afford to own property have more money than they need. We shouldn’t let a vote taken over 30 years ago stop us from extracting some of this excess wealth from property owners.”

That is TRULY FRIGHTENING!

The same thinking would come up with “You can’t let that Constitution thingy stop us. It’s over 200 years old!”


9 posted on 08/21/2011 4:50:47 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: John Semmens

It’s satire, people.


10 posted on 08/21/2011 4:59:34 PM PDT by Grut
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To: John Semmens
People who can afford to own property have more money than they need

You could always launch an invasion on Beverly Hills, and start seizing bank accounts.

11 posted on 08/21/2011 5:00:57 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: ErnBatavia
had you begun with Jerry Brown instead of Villar, I’d have swallowed it hook/line/sinker.

But Tony is the person who actually said it publicly last week. It's probably his way of launching his campaign for Mexifornia Gobernador.

12 posted on 08/21/2011 5:01:31 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: John Semmens

LOL another good one John.


13 posted on 08/21/2011 5:02:01 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens
Another redistribution of wealth ponzi scheme.
14 posted on 08/21/2011 5:02:34 PM PDT by Keen-Minded
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To: John Semmens

California needs to repeal commie populists like this guy...before it is past the point of no return.


15 posted on 08/21/2011 5:14:04 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: John Semmens
Jeez John, you are either in a sadistic (or masochistic) mood tonight or really are LOL at this one. nice work my friend. I know i haven't pinged you in a while, i’ve been out of town but this is a howler, and that's just the replies.
16 posted on 08/21/2011 5:23:50 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: John Semmens

Pretty upfront about his tyrannical nature, isn’t he? Embrace your inner Marxist, my good bandito!

Should go over well with the mexican nationals who vote for him.


17 posted on 08/21/2011 5:36:30 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: John Semmens
The government needs money. People who can afford to own property have more money than they need. We shouldn’t let a vote taken over 30 years ago stop us from extracting some of this excess wealth from property owners.”

It is sad that this satire is exactly the way libtards think.

18 posted on 08/21/2011 5:39:25 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: John Semmens

TRANSLATION: IF YOU HAVE ASSETS, SELL NOW AND LEAVE THE STATE.

Moron.


19 posted on 08/21/2011 5:53:44 PM PDT by Keith (We live in an America of National Socialism...sound familiar? It should...)
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To: John Semmens
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20 posted on 08/21/2011 5:54:47 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: John Semmens

Even Gavin Newsom has had the good political sense to feint rightward in this economy.

Viagra-osa, I at least give him credit for being up-front: HELLO! I’M GONNA TAX YOU EVEN MORE!! VOTE FOR ME!


21 posted on 08/21/2011 6:19:16 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Venturer

Sounds like a typical commie.....Property ownership is bad...Somehow they have more money than other people by using the Capitalist system to take from less fortunate.


22 posted on 08/21/2011 6:20:56 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: John Semmens

It’s only semi-satirical.


23 posted on 08/21/2011 6:34:36 PM PDT by Razzz42
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To: Bernard Marx; John Semmens; SortaBichy
Tony is the person who actually said it publicly last week.

I hadn't heard or read that, since once we moved away from that sewer we try to "ignore-ignore"....but it's not surprising.

Ah, for the good ole Tom 'take your anger to the streets' Bradley dayz.

The Bruthus gotta be Hot August Night peeved, being as they've been Mexifizied down to level 2 status.

24 posted on 08/21/2011 6:38:33 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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>People who can afford to own property have more money than they need.<

Why, you greasy little communist........No wonder La Raza keeps reelecting you......

25 posted on 08/21/2011 6:40:00 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Hotlanta Mike
>California needs to repeal <

Hell, who do you think keeps reelecting these scum? California, or course.

>before it is past the point of no return.<

Far too late, this is all no accident, La Raza is cheering loudly.........

26 posted on 08/21/2011 6:44:30 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: ErnBatavia
The Bruthus gotta be Hot August Night peeved, being as they've been Mexifizied down to level 2 status.

Mexification is what Tony counts on for his future political career which he hopes will unite Alto and Baja California under the same red/green/white flag (with red, white and blue financial benefits from the Gringos).

I envy those like you who've escaped Hotel California. But the "escape" is only temporary because Mexification is rapidly going national.

27 posted on 08/21/2011 6:51:37 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Grut

It’s satire, people.

Satire and reality have a way of looking strikingly similar.


28 posted on 08/21/2011 7:06:03 PM PDT by wita
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To: doorgunner69

Yeah, I left SoCal in 1993...still have siblings living in the People’s Republic of CA though. They are more or less stuck there.


29 posted on 08/21/2011 7:08:23 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: John Semmens

Tony Villar is a reconquista.

Repealing Prop 13 would initiate an exodus of anglos from CA, advancing that end.

Simple.


30 posted on 08/21/2011 7:10:13 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Cut the Crap and Balance!" -- Governor Sarah Palin , Friday August 12 2011, Iowa State Fair)
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To: John Semmens

Let’s tell the idiot mayor that we will give him more money when learns how to manage it. What a liberal fool. ( Please excuse the redundancy).


31 posted on 08/21/2011 7:12:31 PM PDT by baldisbeautiful ("The greatest miracle is the fact that politicians are tolerated." G. K. Chesterton)
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To: John Semmens

He fails to recognize that many are paying mortgages that, with steep property devaluation, can amount to nearly the value of the house. Push them on taxes and you will have another horendous bubble of defaults.


32 posted on 08/21/2011 7:46:26 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: John Semmens

He fails to recognize that many are paying mortgages that, with steep property devaluation, can amount to nearly the value of the house. Push them on taxes and you will have another horrendous bubble of defaults.


33 posted on 08/21/2011 7:46:53 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: Venturer

Boy am i glad we left thatgreedy state! And we were under prop 13!


34 posted on 08/21/2011 8:38:06 PM PDT by Die_Hard Conservative Lady (When all the working class leave California what will be left?)
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To: John Semmens

Prop 13 is unfair in the sense that it penalizes homeowners who have more recently acquired their homes. New homeowners should be able to pay the same, low property tax rates that people who bought homes 30 years ago are able to pay.


35 posted on 08/22/2011 10:32:38 AM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." -Abraham Lincoln)
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