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Gov. Brown Does the Sacramento Choo-Choo

Ron-CA Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:19 AM
California does not have a surplus because through bad accounting they do not reflect accrued expenses like pension plans in the budget. We are in the hole and have been for years!
ncollins329 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:54 AM
There you go...voodoo economics.
ncollins329 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:54 AM
There you go...voodoo economics.
ncollins329 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:54 AM
There you go...voodoo economics.
Born in the USA! Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:42 AM
Future expenses do not count as part of current expenditures. That should be obvious.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown gives great speeches with unusual quotes that never let the listener forget he is a former seminarian. In that spirit during his State of the State address Thursday, Brown quoted jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, told a story from Genesis and marveled at the "mysterious cycle in human events" observed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. He moved on to Michel de Montaigne and Irish poet William Butler Yeats. But then Brown ventured into the land he rarely visits, the land of words with one syllable. He ended his address before a joint session of the California Legislature...