Category Archives: California Budget

Musings on the 2009, 2010 and 2011 spending plans for the State of California

California Budget 2011: Previews of Failure

The recently-passed state spending plan is already in grave danger. The danger is due not to the fantasies in the existing spending plan, but there certainly is plenty to worry about. The plan is in danger because the Democrat leadership … Continue reading

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California Adventure: Budget Fantasyland

California Adventure: Fantasyland Budget October 12, 2010 The spending plan recently passed by California Assembly and Senate, then signed by the Governor consists mainly of fantasy and nonsense. Today on KFI, one host described the budget as assuming the State … Continue reading

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Propositioning the Electorate

My opinions on the California Ballot Propositions Continue reading

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More Budget Nonsense, early October

It is early October, about 100 days after the required deadline,and there is still no budget for the State of California.  This past weekend word leaked out there is a proposed spending plan. The plan is for more of the … Continue reading

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Failures of Proposition 58

Proposition 58: What Happened? The behavior of the Legislature has not changed in a decade.  As a body, the Legislature is uninterested in working on the problems faced by the State, is incapable of creating a State budget, and feels … Continue reading

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The Entitlement Bubble

Over at National Review Online, Kevin Willamson really hits it out of the park with a direct and honest assessment of the problem we have created for ourselves.  The short version: today is the boom time for entitlements.   Think about … Continue reading

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