May. 19th, 2009


May. 19th, 2009 11:22 am
howeird: (Don't Vote)
Special Election in Cali today, I voted on my way to work. I was the only one voting, outnumbered by friendly, smiling poll workers 8:1.

Elections cost a lot of money, and the irony of a special election to vote on new ways to fudge the budget with smoke and mirrors...

What we should have been voting on was abolishing the party system in statewide elections. Read more... )

But I digress. I voted for A and B, which seemed to be acceptable amounts of smoke and shiny enough mirrors to maybe help smooth out the spikes of famine and plenty which California has had lately. Also voted for F, which is also the grade I give to the greedy legislators for not limiting their own salaries while harpooning the rest of the budget.

C robs from the schools and borrows against an uncertain future, and is a blueprint for disaster on way too many levels.
D and E rob two programs which need more funding, not less, and Arnold should be ashamed of himself for proposing such measures.

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