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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
California Special Election
Eric and I are voting No on all five propositions this morning, and then we're going to brunch. Wonder why we hope to shoot down all five props in the midst of California's very real budget crisis? (Which is actually a hostage crisis -- a progressive state, one of the world's largest and most diverse economies, held hostage via our Constitution's arcane unwieldy obstructionist 2/3rds provision to the zealotry of an intransigent minority cheerleading the very same failed right-wing anti-social libertopian movement conservatism long repudiated here in general as across the country because everything it touches it turns to shit, as it has done and continues to do here as well.) Well, here is a reasonably good voters guide from the Courage Campaign that makes a good case similar to the one Eric and I came to for ourselves.