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Monday, November 06, 2006

A Final Argument Against Prop. 87

Contributions from everyone but Steve Bing in support of Prop. 87: $7 million.

Contributions in support of Prop. 87 by Steve Bing: $50 million

Fine; it's his right. But it's not right. Today's OCReg editorial lays out a final, strong argument against this terrible idea:
As to ballot-box budgeting, if Mr. Bing wants to support alternative energy resources, he should spend his money on doing so directly through investments in research firms, rather than slap a tax on somebody else. Likewise with other wealthy people or special interests: Instead of maneuvering to get the taxpayers' money, they should spend their own money on what they want.
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