Arnold wants $8 billion from Feds or Must think he is a Dem. sen voting on healthcare

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    Arnold wants $8 billion from Feds or Must think he is a Dem. sen voting on healthcare

    Let the state go bankrupt- don't be such a "girly" man Arnold. California is the poster-child for liberal fiscal foolishness and it's time for the chickens to come home to roost.


    Investor's Business Daily reports that:


    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has an idea: He wants President Obama to give him $8 billion - or else, he says, he'll kill or slash most of the state's welfare programs, cut pay for 200,000 state workers and end two tax breaks for big corporations.

    The White House should do California a favor and say no. The only thing that will help at this point is for the state's citizens to vote the Legislature out of office — or for the state to be forced into bankruptcy. The Legislature has been under almost exclusive Democratic control for decades. Time for change


    According to the IBD, California is home to more than 1/3 of the nation's welfare recipients. Their under performing schools are home to the 2nd highest paid teachers in the US.

    Despite their dismal record , the state legislators are:

    "the country's highest-paid state legislators, pulling down nearly $100,000, with $30,000 in tax-free money for their "expenses" and a state-provided car for their use."

    By most objective measures, the economy is among the worst in the nation. Unemployment of over 12% is well above the national average of 10% — no surprise, considering the nonpartisan Tax Foundation recently ranked California 48th among the states on business-tax competitiveness.
     
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    Looks like the economy isn't recovering yet. If Obama passes healthcare the States pick-up the tab, and they have no money. Oh dear, what to do, Social Security and Medicaid both bankrupt, there will be a lot of very pissed-off retirees for the next several elections.
     
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    and several decades as well :(
     
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    Oh my, Cons so wanted Arnold in office. Serves you all right.
     
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    From the article:

    The Legislature has been under almost exclusive Democratic control for decades. Time for change.

    Arnold is a liberal "for sure" aka RINO

    Of course the Republicans want a R after the governor's title, but so what.

    If anything Arnold has helped to show how much of a failure liberalism is in practice.

    For that, many are thankful- How’s that green economy working for California, Arnold?
    :eusa_angel:
     
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    well, if you can blame California on Arnold, then we can blame obamalama for the us of kkka. can't we? why yes we can.
     
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    WOW, that is astounding. Killing the state's welfare programs sounds like a plan Arnold. Go ahead and do it.
     
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    I guess you people aren't wondering why I left California. :lol:
    PJ....The "Terminator" ran as a fiscal conservative, and most bought into it. Gray Davis was running the state into the ground, and no one really knew how Arnie was politically.
    We all found out in short order....having said that, after his stint as governor, he is pretty much a washed up politician. He is very much damaged goods.
    I guess a good heads up on him would have been look who he married.
     
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    He picked up the STD "liberalness " from her?
    :eek:
     
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    Sure. Why not give them the money? We seem to be giving it to everybody else. While you're at it, send me enough so I can maintain my retired status in a way that would be more meaningful to me. All you would have to do is to run the printing press for about an extra 30 minutes before you turned it off. Shouldn't be a problem.
     

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