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California Democrats to Limit Free Parking Options
CDS ^ | 10/29/2010 | B. Chrysostom

Posted on 01/29/2010 8:30:18 AM PST by ezfindit

The totalitarian, anti-freedom, and anti-business policies and core ideology of the Democratic party is once again trying to make life harder and more expensive for individuals and businesses in California. Democrats in Sacramento have declared they have discovered a new “menace to California’s environment:” free parking.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the Democratic lawmakers are upset that there is too much free parking in California and that encourages us to drive our cars rather than walk, take a bus, take a subway, ride a bike, or ride a horse.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; leftists; parking; totalitarian
Sheer madness from the statists and radicals in California.
1 posted on 01/29/2010 8:30:18 AM PST by ezfindit
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To: ezfindit

They can not tax “free”.

Make everyone charge for parking, then they will add a tax to it.


2 posted on 01/29/2010 8:35:17 AM PST by CIB-173RDABN
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To: ezfindit

Ride a horse? lol

I can’t wait to get out of California. These nitwits in charge lost their minds a long time ago.


3 posted on 01/29/2010 8:37:06 AM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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To: ezfindit

A decade ago mayor Susan Savage wanted this crap in Tulsa. Fortunately she lacked the tools to accomplish it.


4 posted on 01/29/2010 8:39:41 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Wee-Weed Up

Glad you liked that! :) The DemocRATs are completely insane!


5 posted on 01/29/2010 8:40:04 AM PST by ezfindit (ConservativeDatingSite.com - The Right Place for Conservative Singles)
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To: ezfindit
That is why I am never going back to California. Its just too expensive and too much of a hassle to live there.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

6 posted on 01/29/2010 8:40:08 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ezfindit

Beware the FCC eliminating free over the air TV ...

http://tarpon.wordpress.com/2010/01/28/the-war-on-free-over-the-air-tv/

You can’t tax free


7 posted on 01/29/2010 8:42:39 AM PST by Tarpon ( ...)
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To: ezfindit

These fools have become so obsessed with their Marxist/Socialist agenda that they think they now have Totalitarian rule and control over the population. They feel it is their duty and right to control behavior of the masses. And there is nothing we can now do to stop them.

At least that is what they think.......


8 posted on 01/29/2010 8:43:48 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP
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To: goldstategop
That is why I am never going back to California. Its just too expensive and too much of a hassle to live there.

What do they say about hindsight? I moved back here in July after being away for 20 years. I shouda taken that job in Alabama...

9 posted on 01/29/2010 8:43:58 AM PST by TankerKC (John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt should have used LifeLock.)
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To: ezfindit
reduce the amount they require businesses to provide

Wow, the Democrats are taking a pro-freedom initiative! Who'd'a thunk it?

10 posted on 01/29/2010 8:45:45 AM PST by steve-b (Intelligent Design -- "A Wizard Did It")
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To: ezfindit

You all go ahead and move out of Calitaxnia. I’m pulling up stakes and moving there. Then I’m gonna start me a new company building parking meters. Live will be sooo good. /sar


11 posted on 01/29/2010 8:46:13 AM PST by animal172 (I'm so glad John Wayne isn't alive to see what has happened to our beloved country.)
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To: Wee-Weed Up; Jim Robinson
I can’t wait to get out of California

I'm going to stay and fight for the place I call home and the land I love. It was this way in the 70s and we took it back through the 80s and early 90s. We'll take it back again.

12 posted on 01/29/2010 8:47:25 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (Get rid of the dirty moderates. Get rid of them,)
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To: ezfindit

So.. In the most bankrupt state in the country, commuting, traveling and tourism is up?


13 posted on 01/29/2010 8:48:29 AM PST by historyrepeatz
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To: ezfindit

And just what do these “lawmakers” pay for indoor parking at the state capitol? Betcha it’s free to them because it’s paid for by the CA Taxpayer.


14 posted on 01/29/2010 8:54:47 AM PST by 386wt
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To: ezfindit

Lol, this reads as if it was lifted from the onion


15 posted on 01/29/2010 8:57:21 AM PST by TeleStraightShooter (BHO's The Great Leap Forward into the government controlling your healthcare)
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To: Tarpon
You can’t tax free

Sure you can. I have to pay the state (CA) $8.00 every time I give away a computer monitor.

16 posted on 01/29/2010 8:57:36 AM PST by granite ("We dare not tempt them with weakness" - JFK)
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To: ezfindit
Alan Lowenthal from my old hometown of Long Beach is livid people park their cars where they like. So he wants to get them to stop driving cars. California going bankrupt and all the Democrats can think of is to drive people out of the state. They will do that never return again.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

17 posted on 01/29/2010 8:59:02 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: TankerKC
Hope you love the taxes and having to take your car in ever other year for the dreaded smog check test. You couldn't pay me to live there today.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

18 posted on 01/29/2010 9:00:36 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ezfindit

This is being pushed by some overpaid government freak named... “Lowenthal”

This queer that sounds like he’s from NY, and sounds like he’s speaking out his nose...Should be prosecuted and made to eat bird sh*t in public.


19 posted on 01/29/2010 9:00:50 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: ezfindit

They can’t tax the act of moving out of state, by increasing tides of businesses and job-creating individuals.

Not yet, anyway.


20 posted on 01/29/2010 9:02:19 AM PST by pogo101
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To: goldstategop

“”””Lowenthal is from New York City.”””””

This queer is from NY.....I freaking knew it!


21 posted on 01/29/2010 9:09:53 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: ezfindit

Redistribution of wealth; car owners tend to be haves, non-car owners tend to be have-nots.


22 posted on 01/29/2010 9:59:26 AM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: Wee-Weed Up

Ride a horse? lol

I can’t wait to get out of California. These nitwits in charge lost their minds a long time ago.”

Geee- and a few drops of oil on the pavement is nothing compared to what one of my horses would leave behind. Wonder how they would like that?

Animal rights groups would then declare that there would have to be water tanks installed everywhere so we could use our horses.


23 posted on 01/29/2010 10:04:25 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: ezfindit
How about they just revoke all the free-parking privileges of the government hot-shots and privileged class at the paid-for-parking stalls?

That would help the taxpayer a heck of a lot more...and then maybe that taxpayer would be a little more interested in biking around or hiking if they didn't have to work so long paying for these deadbeats...

24 posted on 01/29/2010 10:09:23 AM PST by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: ezfindit
IIRC, the legislators all get...(drum roll)...

Free Parking!

So, what's needed is a proposition that...

1. undoes any restrictions on free parking; and,

2. however ELIMINATES free parking (or parking in any form of perquisite or compensation) for LEGISLATORS (and their staffs).

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Calif voters would pass this in a heartbeat.

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25 posted on 01/29/2010 10:35:34 AM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: ezfindit
Nothing to do with the environment or other “costs” - just trying to push more people into the failing urban transit systems to keep the money following to the public sector unions.

To feed the ever-increasing cost of pay and benefits, transit agencies are cutting routes and raising fares. Even if you can find a route that takes you close to where you want to go, the commute time is going up significantly. On the other hand, auto commuting times are getting better due to so many folks being out of work. So commuters are doing the rational thing and moving out of mass transit and going back to cars, even in the Bay area.

Libs are pushing “free parking” issue as one of the longer term solutions to getting people out of cars and into more expensive mass trans. The short term solution being invoked is raising tolls on bridges and tunnels to raise the cost of commuting by auto.

26 posted on 01/29/2010 12:59:42 PM PST by Strzelec
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To: ElkGroveDan

Bottom line is, when I can go to some place like Arizona and pay $180,000 for a 5 bedroom home with a pool that actually has a full front and back yard. Plus not having to deal with the rediculously high taxes and overcrowding of the freeways and everything else here. Not to mention the instability of the education system due to the government sucking money out of it whenever they see fit. I honestly can’t wait to get the hell out of here.


27 posted on 02/01/2010 8:20:37 AM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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