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Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
So how exactly Cali ( and many other states ) are going to get out of this, other than taking a massive hand-out from Uncle Sam, or as was tossed around in this article-possibly defaulting on their debt, is beyond me.
THIS will not bankrupt anyone, it's ok, we will spend it wisely.
Originally posted by nite owl
HEY WAIT A MINUTE. I will not be able to afford that second mansion in beverly hills unless i get the bailout. Come on here, I need that money, i really do need that money. YOU SMALL PEOPLE, don't understand. California needs another stadium that i can build. HEY, and don't moch our fine upstanding citizens, They not small peoples like some other states. Hey, if i need to spend more money to get the job done, i will. The upstanding people here need that money, to get jobs done around here. We have loans too, we upstanding citizens have to pay off OUR MANSIONS, and keep up with the donations to the golf coarse. WE HAVE BILLS TOO, YOU KNOW. YOU KNOW, the 12 cars i have take gas and insurance. YOU KNOW, all this has to get paid some how. I am an upstanding citizen, can you say that?
You know I've smoked a lot of grass
O' Lord, I've popped a lot of pills
But I never touched nothin'
That my spirit could kill
You know, I've seen a lot of people walkin' 'round
With tombstones in their eyes
But the pusher don't care
Ah, if you live or if you die
Originally posted by brainwrek
Damn glad to see those socialistic scumbags in CA are about to reap what they sow.
They deserve each and every ounce of pain they are about to experience.
Originally posted by FiatLux
reply to post by Incubus
California is not the only state that has tax payers Incubus. Bailouts are doing more harm than good. Has jobs really grown that much after the bailouts happened? Ask anyone here, how jobs have grown in their areas after all of the bailouts went through. Why add more of this to the load the taxpayers already have? They can only afford to give so much. And with the number of people out of work that we now have who can`t pay any taxes, you want to force those who still have a job to pay the brunt of it? Do that, and the people will revolt. Nothing like breaking the backs of those who still are able to pay income tax.
This country is already teetering on the edge of collapse because of over spending, and now you want to push it on over with more bailouts? That`s well thought out, isn`t it?
Then again, maybe a fresh start wouldn`t be all that bad.
[edit on 20-6-2010 by FiatLux]
Originally posted by dolphinfan
reply to post by Incubus
That is a very common misconception.
Review the actiual governmental statistics and you will find that once you normalize the numbers (taking out major oil producing states and tiny states like Wyoming) California takes in slightly more than they send back to Washington.
California is a victim of their own shoddy policies and liberal nonsense. Lets just wait for all of the illegals move west out of Arizona. I'm sure that, as California lawmakers suggest and that illegals are great for the economy, those folks will pull California out of trouble in short order.