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

watson199 Wrote: May 27, 2012 8:10 PM
California is a sewer, made so by the ignorant demo rats...the best thing that could happen is for Cali slide into the ocean with all the demo rats drowning in the garbage they spew on a daily basis....Brown is an incompetent fool so by extension so are all the fools who voted for this ignorant dinosaur....but dont worry America it is only a matter of a short time before your whole country goes down the toilet...and be sure it is not IF it is WHEN....unless you exterminate every democrat, America will be California
simon77047 Wrote: May 28, 2012 6:35 AM
Don't you mean it's the fault of the illegal alien voters who want more government services?

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...