Skip to comments.California Legislature passes $92.1-billion budget
Posted on 06/16/2012 10:28:00 AM PDT by tflabo
Passage of the budget seemed to be almost a non-event in the Capitol compared to years past in part because it was only a prelude to the battle at the polls in November, when Brown and his allies will try to persuade voters to approve billions in new taxes.
The budget passed Friday leaves a hole of more than $8 billion, which Democrats hope will be filled by temporary increases in both the state sales tax and income tax on the wealthy. If Brown's tax proposals are rejected, California's public schools would bear the brunt of the pain,
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Still kicking the can down the road. No tax increase has a hope in Hell.
1) Give California to China for an amount equal to the US National Debt.
2) Give all the Mexican Illegals Obama wants to be voters, state sponsored citizenship in California. When they complete their I-94s and all the other BS Obama documentation, bus them there.
3) Repatriate only those traditional American Citizens from California who can substantively prove they are not Democrats.
California just rejected a dollar a pack cigarette tax. Here where 11% of the population smokes, the 89% said no more. That was the eight consecutive tax defeat at the polls.
The voters here, of which the reported unemployment is above 10% is not going to raise its tax burden.
Time to sit down with the unions that own you Jerry and tell them the gravy train is over.
I had a go around with a fellow freeper last week on Cali over the demand by Farrakhan for his own country.
I’m sorry for my fellow Americans still there, but America would be better off without that place. At least the place it has become. It is a pox on everything it touches.
Frankly, I don’t give a rat’s patootie what happens to California as long as its debt isn’t assumed by the rest of this. The last time I was in LA, I literally did not run across anyone who wasn’t a foreigner or a Mexican outside of the airport. Granted I was in an around the airport, but damn!, you’d expect somebody to pigeon English without an accent.
Just doing the math, if there are 10,000,000 “rich” Californians to pay the higher tax, it would require $800 from each of them to cover the shortfall just written into law by the lefties. Moms and Dads, that would be $1,600 out of the family budget.
Ridiculous and unsustainable.
How much is in the advertising budget for the state to sell its propaganda to the sheeples on scaring them silly to vote for tax increases in Nov? Gonna be a real zoo-like atmosphere in the media there for sure.
Ditto man--was there just a few weeks ago. The neighborhoods and streets in and around LAX are simply third world. White and caucasians are the definite minority.
Actually, I’ve been in a few places in the late sixties in the military where I actually felt safer than in LA.
For me the upshot of this is - Romney needs to hold up California, Illinois, New York and Detroit as punching bags. He will lose CA by, say, 6M votes, there is no way he can win there, and I think he is smart enough not to actually try. But he can use it as an example in drawing support from the rest of the states. His Solyndra press conference was a good start. You want to hammer the issue of irresponsible states behaving badly, and the threat they pose to the federal taxpayer of implicit Obama bailouts in a second-term.
“If Brown’s tax proposals are rejected, California’s public schools would bear the brunt of the pain”
And don’t forget about the woman, children, and the terrible suffering that would await them too.
The unions have deep pockets and will pay for endless advertising showing the poor children that need money for school and the poor elderly that need in home care. If they win it will keep the union pension scheme going a little longer.
I just escaped CA; sure do miss the weather and scenery, but not the liberals.
The Democrats in California are hoping that they’ll get another eight billion dollars......maybe santa will come in June this year.
Democrats - Thieves, Thugs, Thralls and Thickheads
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