planet4ever wrote:Sorry, I should have been more specific. "The budget has to balance before it can be passed. I think the proposed California budget they are arguing about is something like 22 BILLION dollars out of balance right now."
I thought CA had been pushing real reforms off by borrowing to balance ...
Nope, not with a Democrat majority fighting to keep the Republican minority from passing any tax cut, because they know it will have to be matched by a spending cut.
You mean Democratic majority. "Democrat" is a pejorative used by "conservative commentators and members of the Republican Party in party platforms, partisan speeches and press releases since the 1930s."
There’s no great mystery about the motives behind this deliberate misnaming. "Democrat Party" is a slur, or intended to be – a handy way to express contempt. Aesthetic judgments are subjective, of course, but "Democrat Party" is jarring verging on ugly. It fairly screams "rat."