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CA Democrats rhetoric doesn't match their actions

Original post made by radical on Jun 16, 2011

Democrats in sacramento have passed a budget - the fact is they had to, or else they would have stopped getting a paycheck, under prop 25 any lost pay would not have been recovered.

the democrat governor, Jerry Brown, vetoed the budget immediately, almost like he knew he was going to do it before the budget was voted on yesterday, like they had a deal or something?

no, no, our politicians in sacramento would not do something so deceptive and cynical like pass a budget on democrat votes only and ask the democrat governor to veto it, just so they could continue getting paid?
we know that Prop 25 was set up so that all the democrats had to do was pass a budget with a simple majority to preserve their pay, they do not have to pass something the governor will approve!
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democrats SAID that a tax increase would require republican votes, but this budget increased sales taxes and DMV fees and other taxes
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democrats SAID that the tax increases they originally passed a few years ago were temporary, but then changed the tune to say they needed Republican votes to extend those taxes as well

we see what we can depend on the democrats for, tricks, gimmicks, and smoke and mirrors -- as well as higher taxes -- in every budget.

Comments (10)

Posted by Gil, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 16, 2011 at 4:40 pm

Whoa! I'm sure there's a coherent idea hiding in "radical's" words, somewhere.


Posted by radical, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 17, 2011 at 7:40 am

thanks for your input Gil, I would love to hear a justification for why the CA legislature democrats would develop and pass a budget that they know their own democrat governor will veto, other than a simple ploy to save their paychecks?


Posted by steve, a resident of Parkside
on Jun 17, 2011 at 8:35 am

to boil it down for you, Gil: The fix is in.


Posted by radical, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:24 pm

A major Sacramento blogger agrees with you on that, Steve
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Posted by Gil, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 17, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Gosh, a major conspiracy theory blogger from Sacramento agrees. That nails it. I'm going to write a letter.


Posted by radical, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:15 pm

From the Sac Bee: I guess this means the conspiracy theory is itself now a conspiracy:
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Posted by Gil, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Not from the SacBee as radical ignoramus untruthfully claims, but from a pundit who has an opinion piece in the newspaper.

The level of intelligence/education that one must cope with here is really quite unbelievable.


Posted by Johnny, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 18, 2011 at 5:02 pm

'A pundit'? who is employed by the sac bee, and writing on the sac bee website, yeah try again gil, and try the actual subject instead of phony attacks on the poster


Posted by Gil, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 18, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Add Johnny to the list of Ignoranteers who can't tell the difference between on the one hand a newspaper, its news coverage, its editors' op-ed pieces, and on the other a pundit's opinion pieces. Whooopedy-Dooopedy, back and forth, subjectivity vs. objectivity who cares, its all the same.... Is this a Pleasanton thing? I think we in Livermore must be a bit more educated than you folks. Pleasanton's Ignoranteers' ignorance level: Astounding.


Posted by radical, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:17 pm

I guess it is time for Gil to figure out an attack on CA Controller John Chiang
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