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Prop 30 -- Delphic Oracle Pronouncement

Clarence62 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 8:40 AM
The joke is the people of California. This is the government that you SELECTED. You all deserve everything that happens. The old expression about making up your own bed, now lie in it, applies.
Mark in CA Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 7:47 PM
Clarence, please don't lump all us Californians together. Liberals dominate here. Conservatives have minimal influence.
GaryL1 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 5:41 PM
I see some Romney bumper stickers around here, so it gives me some hope, even though I don't see him as a true conservative. Maybe it will take a real break-down in the state to show people what liberalism does for them.
Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 11:07 AM
Great idea! Why don't you rally the 10% or so of California' citizens that are truly conservatives, and make a run at changing the government there!
dwhite892 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 9:11 AM
The joke is that Rhinos like Conan ie. Schwartz--, run as conservatives and that California has had 7 million people move to California in the last ten years and only 150,000 were taxpayers.
JoAnn59 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 9:03 AM
Clarence, your statement about "the people of California" is an insult! I am a conservative and so are many here in California. One of our biggest problem is the liberals in Hollywood and the money and power they have to influence politics. If we conservatives come out and state our views, we are retaliated against. Death threats, destruction to our cars, mailboxes, homes, etc. Remember the 2 guys that hung Palin in Effigy for the neighbors to see. I complained to the police and they blew me off..
When he ran for governor of California in 2010, Jerry Brown traded on cryptic pledges -- most notably, "no new taxes without voter approval" -- that, like pronouncements by the oracle at Delphi, could mean whatever listeners wanted to hear. Most insiders figured that Brown wanted to raise taxes but was too cagey to tell voters, who had rejected a tax-increasing ballot measure by a 2-1 ratio in 2009. It is because Brown was so darn clever that Californians now are stuck with a Hobson's choice -- vote for his Proposition 30 and raise taxes that could kill jobs in a...