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Happy New Year

Original post made by Tim Hunt, Castlewood, on Dec 31, 2012

May 2013 be a healthy, prosperous and fulfilling year for each of you.

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Posted by Daniel Bradford
a resident of Foothill High School
on Jan 2, 2013 at 9:04 pm

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" The legislative analyst estimates just about a $2 billion shortfall when the governor releases his budget proposal next week—nothing serious will happen until the governor submits his May revise in five months. In the meantime, the Democrat legislators can all breathe relatively easy given that the shortfall at year ago was $15.7 billion."

That's not a coincidence. Governor Brown has done a great job of cleaning up the disaster left by Schwarzenegger and California, thanks to Brown's combination of cuts and tax increases, is now on the road to fiscal solvency. Brown is the best Governor California has had in a long time. I only hope Brown's prostate cancer doesn't cut his term short, as there's much work he and the Democratic supermajority have left to do.

You won't read any admission of Brown's success from Tim Hunt in the Pleasanton Weekly, of course, but if the reverse were true, and the deficit had increased under Brown, you'd read *plenty* on the subject.

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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:19 am

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Daniel, what exactly has Brown accomplished and how are the state's financial problems the fault of the previous gov.?
Brown's 'accomplishments':
A token pension 'reform' bill that did not address the underlying problem that will continue to sink our state's financial future? Did he address bloated public union benefits and wages that exceed private sector compensation?
Is his high speed choo-choo legacy a project that will benefit the entire state, or just his union cronies to the tune of 7 billion dollars?
Have the school tuition increases of the past several years been rescinded now that prop 30 is bleeding us throw more money at our declining schools? Has the state unemployment rate been lowered to the rate during Gov. Arnold's term?
"Brown is the best Governor California has had in a long time." Maybe, but that's still not saying long as there is a dem super majority, and especially a majority in the legislature, this state will never excel and can only hope to slow it's decline and hope to mitigate the exodus of businesses from this dem-utopia's unfriendly business climate.

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