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2013-01-25 Home Front: Politix
'California did the impossible,' Brown says in State of the State
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-25 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [220 views ]  Top

#1 Bammer inauguration speech, only lite.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-25 00:06||   2013-01-25 00:06|| Front Page Top

#2 delusional!!!
California is as close to falling off the fiscal cliff as any state in the union. talk about an administration that has got no grip on reality ... it's our Dearly Beloved State Of California.
Posted by Raider 2013-01-25 00:09||   2013-01-25 00:09|| Front Page Top

#3 And yeah .. we haven't forgotten that he dumped Linda Ronstadt. DUMB ... DUMB ... DUMB. He could have at least had someone to sing him some lullabies at night. :-)
Posted by Raider 2013-01-25 00:13||   2013-01-25 00:13|| Front Page Top

#4 By 'the impossible', is he referring to Cali's ability to spin gold into straw or that they have cooked the books so thoroughly it looks like they are winning?
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-25 00:33||   2013-01-25 00:33|| Front Page Top

#5 So... saying everything is ok while the state collapses around you is doing the impossible?

Oooookay. Seems like every failed third world nation has done that too... but who am I to judge?
Posted by DarthVader 2013-01-25 01:02||   2013-01-25 01:02|| Front Page Top

#6 Phil Mickelson reports that he is "out of balls, but will gladly pay his fair share".
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-25 01:09||   2013-01-25 01:09|| Front Page Top

#7 Now comes the big payout. Whereupon they tell the rest of us that we have to stand good for California's mismanagment. (You got some money over there, doncha?)
Posted by ed in texas 2013-01-25 07:03||   2013-01-25 07:03|| Front Page Top

#8 See, even refugees from the North Korean Ministry of Propaganda can get a job in the governor's press office. Must be tough though not being able to use Juche(c) and Sea of Fire(c) in official communications.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-25 08:44||   2013-01-25 08:44|| Front Page Top

#9 and yet they are still pursuing that High Speed Rail browndoggle which will initially go from nowhere to nowhere. It will lose billions every year, but make up for it in volume
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-25 10:39||   2013-01-25 10:39|| Front Page Top

#10 did the impossible," bouncing back from the precipice of fiscal collapse to emerge as an economic leader. Channeling Baghdad Bob? Must be the MerryJuana.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-25 11:47||   2013-01-25 11:47|| Front Page Top

#11 re #3: raider, do a Google image search for Linda Ronstadt 2012. She's not as cute as she was back in the day.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2013-01-25 12:24||   2013-01-25 12:24|| Front Page Top

#12 Me, I blame the Jesuits.
Posted by Muggsy Mussolini1226 2013-01-25 13:28||   2013-01-25 13:28|| Front Page Top

#13 I could be wrong but I believe Brown left all of the pension issues out of the claims. So the budget is a lie.
Posted by rjschwarz 2013-01-25 14:34||   2013-01-25 14:34|| Front Page Top

#14 California also owes money to school and municipal funds it's raided over the years.
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-25 15:11||   2013-01-25 15:11|| Front Page Top

#15 Also owes billions as a result of lawsuits
Posted by Rex Mundi 2013-01-25 16:30||   2013-01-25 16:30|| Front Page Top

#16 "re #3: raider, do a Google image search for Linda Ronstadt 2012. She's not as cute as she was back in the day."

Could be true. But he missed out on a LOT of good nights between then and now. HAHAHA!!!
Posted by Raider 2013-01-25 17:03||   2013-01-25 17:03|| Front Page Top

#17 California is planning the impossible. Whether it will manage to do the impossible will be clear only at year-end 2013.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-01-25 19:11||   2013-01-25 19:11|| Front Page Top

#18 and yet they are still pursuing that High Speed Rail browndoggle which will initially go from nowhere to nowhere.

It's a full employment act for environmental lawyers. I doubt they'll ever lay enough rail to run the first train.
Posted by AzCat 2013-01-25 20:24||   2013-01-25 20:24|| Front Page Top

#19 and yet they are still pursuing that High Speed Rail browndoggle which will initially go from nowhere to nowhere

I'm guessing the CA and the Feds will use it to transfer $40B into CA's economy, and only some token infrastructure will be put in to cover a few union jobs. The rest will evaporate to who knows where, then the whole thing will be canceled and any debt overlooked.
Posted by gorb 2013-01-25 22:08||   2013-01-25 22:08|| Front Page Top

#20 it's a sinkhole of $. It will NEVER operate in the black as the Prop authorizing it required. In my dreams I'd like all the blatantly lying pols, unions, engineering firms(!) and contracting firms that bankroll the lie to be smacked into their bankruptcy
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-25 22:14||   2013-01-25 22:14|| Front Page Top

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22:13 JosephMendiola
22:08 gorb
22:06 Thrineger Thurong3165
21:40 JosephMendiola
21:37 tu3031
21:35 Pappy
21:05 Frank G
21:00 trailing wife
20:54 DarthVader
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20:52 Betty Forkbeard9572
20:24 AzCat
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19:14 Zhang Fei
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