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Craig and Lou at the Ballot Box: Props. 30 and 38

Craig Mosher and Lou Covey unravel Props 30 and 38

We're back with part two of the series on figuring out how to vote on the propositions in November.

Today we take on Propositions 30 and 38, the two state income tax initiatives.  We decided at the last minute to combine the two because, frankly that are horribly intertwined as it is and any discussion needs to take both into account. 

As a result, it runs 12 minutes, just enough time to enjoy a cup of coffee. We make take a good shot an unraveling the mystery.  It's up to you decide if we accomplished our goal or made an even bigger has hash of it.

 

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Paul Stewart September 20, 2012 at 11:58 PM
Good analysis... well done gents.
Andrew Peceimer September 28, 2012 at 04:49 AM
How come neither of you talk about who is against 30 and 38? How about mentioning about the current amounts of school spending and the amounts that have increased in the last 20 years with terrible results? Check out this link: http://www.calwhine.com/stanford-studies-showing-no-correlation-between-spending-school-quality-hijacked-again/3060/ You guys are nothing more than the tax and spend crowd. Why not talk also about Teacher Tenure and the huge Adminstrative salaries? You both have similar views. Can one of you step down and I will be the taxpayer representative ( getting more results for each dollar) and the other one can be the Big Wasteful Spender for the Schools? I think the readers and listeners would get more joy from hearing two different points of view.
Jim C September 28, 2012 at 08:06 PM
Honestly, I think it's time for a drastic overhaul of the education system. I'm not convinced that throwing more money into what seems to be a dysfunctional system is going to work. The problem is that I don't trust anybody in this argument to be telling the truth. There are too many special interest groups and not enough good public servants who will say "no" to those special interests.

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