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Old 01-06-06, 11:51 AM   #1
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Anyone see Arnol[d]'s state of the state speech?

Wow what a different governor. He went from "terminator" of spending to "I say build it" and talked of proposing a 222b public works program in the form of bonds.

Personally I think a public works program is WAY overdue in California but until you cut the needless spending while we've already borrowed record amounts (remember the borrowing we just did a couple of years ago? To help climb us out of debt?) and we still have the crappiest bond rating in the country I don't think NOW is the time to spend spend spend. Of course a fair question to ask is.. when is the right time? Roads ARE falling apart and there are more people moving (or running) into the state every year. It was an interesting speech and a much different Governor. It will be interesting to see how it plays out.
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Old 01-06-06, 11:58 AM   #2
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Is he ever going to make another movie?

He would make a great Lincoln in a period piece. The Gettysburg Address might pose a challenge though, "Fowa Scowa and Seven Yeas Ago..."
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Old 01-06-06, 12:04 PM   #4
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the people ask and they shall receive

when the bills come due there will probably be a tax increase in california and the people won't understand the reason for it
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Old 01-06-06, 12:08 PM   #5
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Can I call this a "flip-flop?" Let me know. Thanks.
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So a politician gets elected with promises to reduce the size of government, and once in office, proposes to expand government? Wow, that's never happened before!

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Old 01-06-06, 12:14 PM   #7
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I'm happy that we have a good governor in the state where I reside.
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Old 01-06-06, 12:19 PM   #8
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So a politician gets elected with promises to reduce the size of government, and once in office, proposes to expand government? Wow, that's never happened before!

Be kind wenders. It's coming close to election time. Need to dangle that carrot for the voters.
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Old 01-06-06, 12:22 PM   #9
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Everyone who filed a tax return received a tax rebate in Oklahoma. I enjoyed mine.
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Old 01-06-06, 12:56 PM   #10
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Is he ever going to make another movie?

He would make a great Lincoln in a period piece. The Gettysburg Address might pose a challenge though, "Fowa Scowa and Seven Yeas Ago..."
He already did that in Kindergarten Cop.
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Old 01-06-06, 07:55 PM   #11
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I'm happy that we have a good governor in the state where I reside.
So am I, but not for a lot longer, unless he has higher aspirations
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Old 01-06-06, 08:03 PM   #12
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Can I call this a "flip-flop?" Let me know. Thanks.
Yeah, I call em RINOs.
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