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  •  Because we can't afford it. (0+ / 0-)

    Tax base does not support it.  This was why Howard Jarvis got Prop 13 through in California in 1978.

    •  But over the years... (1+ / 0-)
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      John Minehan

      CA schools have gone from some of the best in the country to some of the worst.  Its sad to see.

      Cooper Zale Los Angeles http://www.leftyparent.com

      by leftyparent on Sun Feb 01, 2009 at 03:55:38 PM PST

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      •  I have a real good friend (0+ / 0-)

        who lives in Ca., who often alludes to feeling crushed by taxes, despite being very successful.  If the property taxes did not get frozen, would it be different?  

        I am asking, I am not trying to make a point.

        •  If the taxes hadn't been frozen... (0+ / 0-)

          there would definitely be a lot more money for education which would have to be a good thing.  There are still other one-size-fits-all issues that have nothing to do with money.

          Cooper Zale Los Angeles http://www.leftyparent.com

          by leftyparent on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 08:59:58 PM PST

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