Saturday, April 11, 2009

Neil Cavuto "What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate"

California is a Bell Whether State. The old saying: So goes, California so goes the rest of the country. This person arguing with Neil Cavuto in this video is at best shortsighted. What is going on in California? California has a Tea Party Website Here. Texas Tea Parties, "When Dead Pigs Fly, Pork Might Stimulate".

New York Times,
Published: February 19, 2009

The $143 billion budget closes a $41 billion deficit through 2010 with tax increases, deep cuts in services and extensive borrowing.

Although California’s budget process is unusual and its fiscal problems outsized — the state’s deficit is larger than the expenditures of all but 10 other states — economists say this budget foreshadows the difficult choices that other state legislatures will soon face as the national economy worsens.

Most other states are only beginning to address their shortfalls. But with 40 states operating in the red, similar days of reckoning will soon be coming to state capitals from Florida to Arizona, state budget officials say.

“California is an example of what you will see” across the country, said Susan Urahn, the managing director of the Pew Center on the States and a budget expert. The size of budget deficits in other states will lead to similarly hard-fought debates on how to close the gaps, Ms. Urahn said. Keep Reading Here.

This reminds me of a John Rich song, "Shuttin Detroit Down"

Well pardon me if I don't shed a tear.
They're selling make believe and we don't buy that here.

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