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And, the dim glow eminating from Sacramento is...
05/15/12 07:15 PM
the glow from Gov Moonbeam's bald head as he sits under the studio lights ranting about taking away public employee pay and benefits.
While he is mouthing words about budget austerity, he is working on a mandate that all state buildings be energy self-sufficient by 2020. Let me see if I get the sequence of events correct... The California budget deficit has ballooned to more than $16 billion and growing faster than a malignant tumor. While the obvious solution is to quit spending, the progressive politicians are trying a tactic of raising taxes to give to the poor. (Sounds like Robin Hood to the rescue.) Businesses are rapidly relocating business units outside the state to escape the already high tax rate which the ruling majority (Democrat Party) want to raise even more. That move has produced a declining revenue stream for the state while they seek to redistribute more "wealth" to their faithful base. And, Moonbeam and Company have a simple solution which is to move the over-budget high-speed train to nowhere off the California budget by having the FEDERAL budget take over paying for it. And, they will save on energy costs by mandating the all state building achieve energy independence by installing solar and wind generation systems. And, they can say it with a straight face..... Wow, what a land of opportunity...
-------------------- John Stewart
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Board Member BlueRibbon Coalition
CA4WDC Resources Consultant
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