Monday, June 29, 2009

Fiscal Crisis Brings Prop 13 Up For Discussion (Again)

Well, this is certainly blogworthy and so I am forced to break this hiatus.

It seems that the fiscal crisis in California -- Californians' long overdue day of reckoning -- is fueling discussion regarding the viability of Proposition 13.

It's about time! But don't get too excited. Talk like this has happened before following other crises, but there was always some new boom just around the corner to derail any serious reconsideration of Prop 13; the last one being the .com bubble. I can only hope that there won't be another boom anytime soon to distract determined discussion of at least seriously modifying Prop 13. But it'll never happen, of course; Californians form opinion using their pocketbooks and not their brains.
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