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  •  Tax rates have a fairly small (0+ / 0-)

    effect on people leaving the state.  People don't live in the Bay Area because of the great prices.

    And really, nothing is going to get fixed until we deal with prop 13.  We can't have a reasonable budget if companies are paying virtually nothing in property taxes.  Part of the reason for the stupid high property prices is that there are no property taxes pushing them down.

    There revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

    by AoT on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 09:06:44 AM PDT

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    •  Agreed on Prop 13 (0+ / 0-)

      "And there are those who give and know not pain in giving, nor do they seek joy, nor give with mindfulness of virtue; They give as in yonder valley the myrtle breathes its fragrance into space" Khalil Gibran

      by bcdelta on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 09:46:45 AM PDT

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