MorrisBird: themindiswatching: Speaking of supermajorities, why is it that Republicans want California to become a red state again? It's seriously their dream every election.Because, all the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray.
themindiswatching: Speaking of supermajorities, why is it that Republicans want California to become a red state again? It's seriously their dream every election.
randomjsa: I'm going to go out on a cliff here and guess two things.The first being the Democrats will not take responsibility for the mess they've made in that state.The second being that they will not improve things, only make them worse.
jjorsett: Don't worry. We Californians are a forward-looking bunch.[i48.tinypic.com image 800x534]
Cyberluddite: If we're going to discuss this, let's at least use genuine numbers.
jjorsett: Fart_Machine: jjorsett: We're about to get massively higher energy bills thanks to the state's new cap-and-trade system that will cost businesses and consumers billions a yearIf by massive you mean about a $100 a year for the average consumer then yes.You're citing direct costs (energy bills), and you're using the soothing, "this suppository won't hurt, trust us!" numbers the government is putting out. Everything that requires energy to produce, move, or sell, which is, well, everything, is going to cost more. Nobody has any real idea how much yet because they're just getting this puppy warmed up, but the number isn't going lower. Trust me like I'm the government.
randomjsa: I'm going to go out on a cliff here
randomjsa: I'm going to go out on a cliff here and guess two things.
Snarfangel: theknuckler_33: Should be interesting the next few years. Surely the population of California will plummet as people flea the state... amirite?God, please no!/Oregonian
GAT_00: So I'm guessing Subby would also say the new Republican supermajority here in TN is bad too, right? After all, they have enough power they can suspend the normal rules of order and do whatever the fark they want.
Smeggy Smurf: Don't mess with farmers. They don't have to sell their food to the cities.
Smeggy Smurf: ZAZ: MaudlinMutantMolluskAccording to a quick Google, California voters passed a law exempting property inherited from parents from reassessment. How many children and grandchildren of 70s retirees are still living in the family house, nearly tax free?Farmers. Don't mess with farmers. They don't have to sell their food to the cities.
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