Campus personalities present and past Rebecca C. Brown and Tommaso Sciortino tackle the issues. This week on a very special CalJunket: Rebecca learns not to chew with her mouth open and Tommaso finds out his best friend is addicted to no-doze.
Thursday, November 03, 2005
The Anti-Tax Revolt
Or should it be called the Anti "Tax revolt" revolt? I don't know. What I do know is that the conservative tax "revolts" of the 70's and 80's which lead to travesties like prop 13 here in California are finally now being re-examined by citizens who appreciate that society costs money. Specifically,
Good for you for bringing up this topic, Tommaso. However, I'm afraid that much as Social Security is called the third rail of American politics, Prop 13 is the third rail of California politics.Post a Comment
Democrats have repeatedly tried to modify it over the years, without any success. I have no idea how much damage will have to become readily and unmistakedly visible before it sinks in that Prop 13 and the 2/3 rule for raising taxes must be changed.