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California- Liberal Wasteland

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by asur, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. asur

    asur New Member

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    Liberals and Obama have run a great state into the dirt.

    The state began issuing IOUs to thousands of vendors as a cash-saving move. State workers also have begun taking three days off a month without pay, cutting the salaries of more than 200,000 government employees by 14 percent. (GOOD!)

    Personal income taxes declined 34 percent during the first five months of the year, a slide that has accelerated as the recession continues to strangle California's economy. (EXCELLENT!)

    On Friday, the state controller's office reported the state had spent $10.4 billion more than it collected in the fiscal year that ended June 30. It is now without sufficient cash to cover all of its payment obligations. (DEMOCRATIC!)

    If the budget isn't balanced by late August, the state will have to defer payments to its pension funds and may issue IOUs instead of paychecks to state employees. (CHANGE!)

    Now the pensions are in peril.

    Other states are soon to follow.
    It's called CHANGE!
     
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    asur New Member

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    News: 7/13/2009

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of California creditors were left Monday with fewer options for cashing IOUs issued by the state, as several major banks said they no longer will honor them.

    U.S. Bancorp became the latest to reject the pay-you-later warrants, joining Bank of America Corp., Wells Fargo & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and other large institutions.

    It's called CHANGE!
     
  3. pocketfullofshells

    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    you know who ran it into the ground? the voters
    but of course that there is a Republican Gov of the state....cant blame him, no blame Obama for the issues of a state. got any more bright ideas ?
     
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    Haven't you heard? The Gov. is a "RINO" so the Republican Party isn't responsible. LOL
     
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    Arnold is a RINO not a real republican and he sure can be to blame.

    The voters too but the voters finally woke up and voted down every tax increase on the ballot.

    But they keep voting in moron's like Barbara and Diane and more than half of their congressmen are idiots.

    Arnold is not a very good gov but look what they had to pick from

    a porn star, the different strokes kid, that monster at the huffington post.

    California is doomed. We should just dig the grave now and put them in it.
     
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    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    I keep forgeting the Republicans only realy have like 2 people in office, and then a news station..and a air bag on radio...rest are all rinos lol
     
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    Pandora Well-Known Member

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    Arnold is as much a republican as I am a democrat.

    I am regesterd as a democrat, but I do not tend to think like one.

    I guess I am a DINO
     
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    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea why your reg that way.
     
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    Pandora Well-Known Member

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    Well, its so my vote will count
     
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    Part of the problem is caused by illegal immigrants taxing the social services system I gather. They were there before Obama but, Obama's economic policies
    have compounded the problem.

    There really is no solution for California. It
    consumes more in social services now than a dwindling
    tax base can support. And there are only 50 some other states
    to help chip in, with there own problems.

    Since the economy will not turn around, it's cooked!
     
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    Simple economics. If you spend more than you make, sooner or later you will run out of money. DINO, or RINO, if those who live in California want to balance their budget, they either increase taxes or decrease spending, whichever they find more palatable.

    I imagine they will increase taxes, because in spite of all the beefing, people want the services their goverments provide. Such as roads not riddled with potholes.

    California will survive, a bit battered, but it will survive. As for liberal wasteland, take a look at the other side, Mississippi.
     
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    The voters in every city of Calif just voted down more taxes. They are over taxed now and tired of it.

    Its the morons they elected who refuse to cut anything, the voters have spoken.
     
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    Yeah, we wouldn't want to "inconvenience" the energy-rip-off-artists that initiated this whole debt-scenerio....ya' know, seeing-as-how it was Divine Intervention and all.

    :rolleyes:

    Nice TRY, asur.....

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Mr. Shaman New Member

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    Yeah, asur.....sure, asur.......Ahhhnold was an illegal immigrant.....

    :rolleyes:
     
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