Brown Vetos Budget

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    California Governor Vetoes Budget


    LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown of California on Thursday vetoed the state budget that the Democratic-controlled Legislature had passed the day before, saying that the plan merely papered over the long-term deficit and added billions of dollars in debt.
    The veto means that the governor will have to reopen negotiations with the Legislature to win approval for his plan to close a nearly $10 billion gap. The plan relies on extending some taxes that are set to expire this year, and for it to pass, Mr. Brown needs the support of two Republicans in each legislative chamber. Those votes have been elusive.

    Definite politician, blame the other side....... And people buy this shit! :rofl:

    http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/16/jerry-brown-vetoes-california-budget/?iref=allsearch
     
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    The old pot head, former Mr. Jane Fonda, the youngest Ca. gov and the oldest Ca. gov has his veto pen out instead of showing leadership. Same-o same-o.
     
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    Nothing wrong with this picture. He has become a bit more responsible in his old age.
     
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    yea, just saw this, we're a mess...period.

    add to this; the temp. tax hikes that were enacted 3 years ago ( and expiring now) , were, hello- temporary, he wants them for another- not 2 , not 3, but 5 years....

    there is NO such thing as temporary tax in cali. screw him.
     
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    is it really that difficult to cut spending?
     
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    That budget was illegal anyway because the legislature raised taxes in it without a 2/3 majority vote which is required in California to raise taxes.
     
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    When all one's constituents are clamoring for money from the government? Yes.
     
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    Brown is now running into that wall that Wilson,Davis and Arnie ran into....
     
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    It seems to be that the problem in California isn't the government, it's the people. Clearly not everyone is for it. But there are enough that it's seriously straining the government.

    This is why I don't think the solution to our problems are political. They rest with the people.
     
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