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Party Like It’s 1978: Governor Jerry Brown And The Same Ol’ Failed Ideas

Dixiedrifter Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:36 PM
I love it, a sense of humor when the chit is about to hit the fan. I think "Moonbeam" and his cohorts will ask the U.S Congress to legislate a tax on the other fifty-six states in order to fund California's addictive spending habits.

Taxes must be raised.

Either that, or teachers and cops will be laid-off, and the people of California will suffer. 

So says Governor Jerry Brown, as he seeks to convince Californians that they should vote themselves higher taxes. The Golden State’s circumstances are dire, yet Jerry Brown is facing the crisis with an approach that’s nearly forty years old.  He was saying this same thing – leveling these same threats - back in 1978.

We’ll go back to the 70’s in a moment, but first let’s put California in its current context. Despite how anybody feels about...