Archive for December 17th, 2008

“The economy of California is a dominant force in the economy of the United States, with California paying more to the federal system than it receives in direct monetary benefits.”

It’s official, we are in the well! If you think this will just affect California, think again. The state’s economic engine is too big; it ranks 10th in the world economy. I guess the state will need to keep what’s left of that money to pay unemployment to all those folks they just laid off. Get rid of Proposition 13 now! (more…)

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Well, it was a good try, but mentally unfit? Is it possible there are no standard of proof for impeachment in IL?

Breaking News from ABCNEWS.com:

Illinois Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Motion to Declare Blagojevich Unfit to Serve [2:51 p.m. ET]

[Also today, Genson(Blagojevich’s attorney) said it would be illegal for the committee to use recordings from government wiretaps and he questioned the rules that the panel would implement as they assess the governor’s possible impeachment. The attorney said he had looked through the laws and the state constitution and found “nothing” about the basis for impeachment.

“I find nothing, nothing in any of those places that talks about what is the basis and what the basis for impeachment can be,” Genson said. “I find nothing in any of those places regarding the standard of proof.”

Replied Currie, “Impeachment is appropriate if there is cause for impeachment.”]


I Own My Vote, PUMA, The Denver Group, The New Agenda

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