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Posted on 10/16/2005 9:27:13 AM PDT by SmithL
WHY DID Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sign a bill Oct. 7 that requires manufacturers of cosmetics to disclose any ingredients that could cause cancer? This state has so many consumer warnings that people don't even notice them any more, and it's not as if folks don't know there are chemicals in beauty products. Then there's the fact that the bill's author, state Sen. Carole Migden, D-San Francisco, tried to pass the measure by pushing a "yes" button at the desk of a Republican Assembly member who opposed the bill. (She later apologized, and her voted was pulled.)
The point is: Any good Republican governor would have vetoed the measure on the principle that Migden shouldn't be rewarded for her antics. Instead, Schwarzenegger signed the stupid bill. For all his bluster about confronting "girlie-men" legislators, in fact and action, Schwarzenegger is a go-along, get-along governor.
I mention this move to take issue with the conventional wisdom in Sacramento: For months, cognoscenti have proclaimed that Schwarzenegger called a special election and is supporting four ballot initiatives because his media handlers want to make millions off these measures. In private, however, his handlers say that Schwarzenegger is pushing the linchpin measure -- Proposition 76, which would curb state spending -- in order to protect himself from himself, and the sooner the better.
That is: Schwarzenegger knows that for every dollar in tax revenue that the state takes in, it is spending close to a dime more -- with the help of his own signature. He knows he doesn't have the backbone to use his line-item veto powers to balance spending. He knows he's such a Mr. Nice Guy that he'll sign measures that a tough guy would veto. He knows the real-estate market could slump, thus depriving state and local governments of high tax
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I hope the GOP legislator whose button she pushed cleaned it with some Purell.
Wow, this chick got hit with the ugly stick. Fell out of the top of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down.
Her parents fed her with a slingshot. Had to tie a pork chop around her neck just to get the dog to play with her.
I gotta tell ya, she's just not attractive.
Game Set Match.
That part right there rules Ahhnold right out of the equation, doesn't it?
Still, my taste is purely in my mouth and I have no fashion sense at all. But even I can recognize that hairstyle is U-G-L-Y. I mean, we're talking Susan Estrich drunk-live-on-Foxnews ugly. We're talking french-kissing a light socket ugly.
What I'm saying is, that it's not very flattering. :-)
Looks more like David Bowie in drag. Well, more drag than he's usually in.