California Ballot provisions

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    Does anyone else think its nuts that the people in California voted down every single one of the ballot provisions to reign in their government?
     
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    At least it was done through the people instead of the courts.
     
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    The stupidity and short term thinking which leads to socialism is rampant.
     
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    It's good that it was through a vote, though, instead of the courts... right? At least this way the people have no one to blame but themselves...
     
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    True. True.
     
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    The Gerrymandering will continue. Great. Democracy is truly overrated.
     
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    Yes the people of California really taught Arnold a lesson here................... :duh3: Good for them!! :duh3:

    Or maybe it was to teach Bush a lesson... again good job :thup:

    Seriously it seems it's the teacher and government employees unions that run California.
     
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    Exactly. The people have spoken and they want to continue the corruption. Thats why i have no sympathy for NJ when Corzine robs them blind.
     
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    Actually NJ's election was about Republicans who felt betrayed by Forrester for moving too much to the left on key issues simply not voting and thus paving the way for Corzine, and yes I have a feeling Corzine is going to make me nastalgic for McGreevy :(
     
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    Voting for them directly is alot better than judges dictating the law. Ill say that anytime.

    Doesn't mean it isnt pretty sad though. When the people start choosing things that will destroy their government and themselves they tend to get it.
     

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