4x4Wire Trail Talk Forums: Jeep, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Pajero, Isuzu, Kia, 4WD, 4x4, SUV, Off-Road and OutdoorWire Forums
Loc: Lakeside, CA
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
Editor - 4x4Wire.com
Board Member BlueRibbon Coalition
CA4WDC Resources Consultant
0 registered and 1 anonymous users are browsing this forum.
You cannot start new topics
You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled
UBBCode is enabled
Thread views: 314
This site and all original materials contained herein are Copyright 1999 - 2013 by OutdoorWire, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved.
You may link freely to this site, but no further use is allowed without the express written permission of the owner of this material.
All corporate trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
This publication and OutdoorWire, Inc. assume no liability for your use of the material contained within this site.
OutdoorWire, 4x4Wire, SUVWire, JeepWire, MUIRNet-News, and 4x4Voice are all trademarks and publications of OutdoorWire, Inc.
Powered by UBB.threads™ 6.5.5
Generated in 0.011 seconds in which 0.004 seconds were spent on a total of 11 queries. Zlib compression enabled.