Foo - Confused by California propositions?
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10-24-05, 02:29 PM
Here (http://www.votecircle.com/) is a great place to start.
I'm not a great fan of proposition(initiative) system because it's decided by people who are not very informed because there haven't been a good un-biased information source before. Thanks to the Internet, there are more information available.
I take no stand in any of the propositions here because this is not Politics & Religion forum. Please try to keep this in Foo forum by not expressing your opinions, but keep this just for the information.
My wife is a teacher, so I know her stand on the props.
But I always read the text of the law anyway.
10-25-05, 10:56 AM
...I always read the text of the law anyway.
And that puts you miles ahead of most of the lawmakers.
/sad but true
10-25-05, 02:04 PM
Yeah, like all the guys that signed the Patriot Act in the middle of the night without even looking at it... :(
10-25-05, 03:03 PM
not sure what the subject is exactly - but knowledge is power. Often times the information is there - its getting people motivated enough to be concerned let alone getting them go looking for facts that they can believe.
10-25-05, 04:16 PM
The thing I'm trying to figure out with Prop. 78/79 is how the money gets shifted around. Trying to get some exact numbers and no one has any answers. For example, if the $10 enrollment fee bring in say... $1mil, how much of this goes towards administering the programme? Then exactly how much of a discount will the drug-companies actually give the State? Where is the money coming from that's going to pay for the difference if the cost-savings isn't as great as the fees charged by the program? I'm still undecided and the turning point for me will be the actual figures...
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