Skip to comments.California: Give Us Money Or We'll Fire Cops and Firefighters
Posted on 05/19/2020 11:59:50 AM PDT by Enlightened1
Governor Newsom is behind in the Most Loathsome Governor in America race, largely because he hasn't managed to kill as many nursing home residents as rivals like Cuomo and Murphy. But here he is trying to take first responders hostage.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday that the federal government has a "moral obligation" to provide funding for states in its next coronavirus relief bill, noting that police officers, health care workers and firefighters will be the first ones laid off as a result of massive budget deficits.
Cops and firefighters are the most expendable employees in California. Not the billion dollar homeless services infrastructure. Not all the social justice and diversity personnel. Not, for that matter, the vast useless corps of educational administrators.
We're gonna fire cops and firefighters because we decided to shut down the state and the rest of the country won't send us money.
This "pay me or the dog gets it" strategy is the usual California budget gambit taken to its logical conclusion without even the pretense of anything else. Newsom is taking the one part of government that people support and threatening to purge it if his political mafia doesn't get a ton of cash to spread around. The response shouldn't be money, it should be a federal investigation.
Governor Newsom is trying to make it look like Republicans don't care about cops and firefighters. What he's actually saying is that they're completely expendable political pawns.
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Hey California we know where you can get the money to pay the police and firefighters. Do not giver relief money to illeagal Aliens.
Newsome and the California Democrats are thinking “the bigger the deficit the bigger the Federal bailout.”
Is he out again without his handlers?
They never cut administration
food stamp employees/admins
It is always Police, firemen and teachers
Didn’t this doofus take an oath of office when he was sworn in? I don’t think part of it included extortion.
same strategy the Dems use here in WA...
take budget and fund all their pet projects and donors first (teachers) - leave nothing behind for cops, firefighters and other essential services
plead poverty, push for tax increases (bailouts)
Everyone I care about in California is still armed. Let it rip!
If they ran water to the Central Valley, crops would grow. Crops create money. Money generates taxes.
If they lowered taxes, they could get themselves on the curvy part of Laffer’s Curve.
If they did not give away money to the takers, they wouldn’t be giving money away to the takers.
This is an old Californicator trick/scam.
If a city or county spends too much and is financial trouble, they threaten to lay off firemen and policemen.
1. Vallejo a few years ago closed some fire stations.
2. Contra Costa county did the same thing for awhile.
3. Threatening to close schools is usually #3
That’s on you Gov Newsome.Fire all of the Police and Fire Fighters you like.Just don’t expect the rest of the country to bail your A$$ out of the financial mess you have put your state in.
If I were in your position I’d kill the funding of all the Parasite illegal alians you have in your state and return the money to the people who earned it.
California is full of bleeding hearts who have no problem voting for tax increases or bonds because most of them don’t pay for it through their own personal taxes.
Fire them all then.
Whatcha gonna do after that?
I think you have the full measure of it @ post 10
They spend money on everything, but when they need more money it is never the needle exchange they put on the poster is it?
Reaching back to history,the dems tried this when prop 13 passed
Wait, did not the libtard Dems try to impeach Trump over abuse of power and quid pro quo? GavinIdiot - abuse of power and quid pro quo, hello?!?!?!?!
Day of reckoning is fast approaching for these authoritarian libtard mayors and Governors....going to hit like a Cat5 hurricane AND come from both sides of the political spectrum (not all libtard Dems are for this sh*t).
Crime is up 50% in Santa Ana so, seems they aren’t needed or at least not effective...
Keep voting Democrat.
“California: Give Us Money Or We’ll Fire Cops and Firefighters”
Is that a promise? We can take the law into our own hands?
Just when you thought you heard it all, right?
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