Big cuts coming after state deficit skyrockets, Gov. Brown says

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    Does this mean the Dream Act is dead?
     
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    Not his fault...
     
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    Didn't everyone that voted for Brown know this would be the issue? I couldn't believe it when they elected that turd.
     
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    dear idiot last time brown was in office he left surpluses.

    You asswinks just lie about everything
     
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    Neither could I. Especially after he did the same thing last time he was governor. He said that the one thing holding back the state from prosperity were that too many people were working. He hasn't learned a thing since then.
     
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    Haward Fucking Jarvis himself PRAISED Brown for his fiscal conservative actions
     
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    damn wrong link Ill go get the right one
     
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    No you had the right link the first time.

    What went so wrong? The answer lies in a change in the nature of progressive politics in California. During the second half of the twentieth century, the state shifted from an older progressivism, which emphasized infrastructure investment and business growth, to a newer version, which views the private sector much the way the Huns viewed a city—as something to be sacked and plundered. The result is two separate California realities: a lucrative one for the wealthy and for government workers, who are largely insulated from economic decline; and a grim one for the private-sector middle and working classes, who are fleeing the state.
     
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    Jerry Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    After taking office, Brown gained a reputation as a fiscal conservative.[12] The American Conservative later noted he was "much more of a fiscal conservative than Governor Reagan."[13] His fiscal restraint resulted in one of the biggest budget surpluses in state history, roughly $5 billion.[14][15] For his personal life, Brown refused many of the privileges and perks of the office, forgoing the newly constructed governor's residence and instead renting a modest apartment at the corner of 14th and N Streets, adjacent to Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento.[16] Instead of riding as a passenger in a chauffeured limousine as previous governors had done, Brown drove to work in a Plymouth Satellite sedan.[17][18]
     

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