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A cool look at California's revenue sources shows personal income taxes - part of the crowd 40...

A cool look at California's revenue sources shows personal income taxes - part of the crowd 40 years ago - now dominates as the state's income provider.
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  • So, all it takes to really sink the ship is for the "rich" who pay taxes to move.
    Eventually the taxes will outweigh the beaches and the "rich" (however one defines it) will move.
    6 Jul 2012, 10:19 AM Reply Like
  • That is funny, the rich do not pay personal income taxes!
    6 Jul 2012, 10:47 AM Reply Like
  • Will the last working couple leaving California please turn out the lights.
    6 Jul 2012, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • That's funnier that you would think that!
    6 Jul 2012, 01:32 PM Reply Like
  • Look at tax burden as % of personal income. Down across the board since 1970. Then look at what we do with Tab at futures.transmatch.com Pretty useful IMO.
    6 Jul 2012, 10:21 AM Reply Like
  • personal income tax at highs and state finances at lows

     

    when something clearly does not work, why keep doing it
    6 Jul 2012, 10:24 AM Reply Like
  • montanamark

     

    "when something clearly does not work, why keep doing it "

     

    Because it is the liberal way. Never stop spending other peoples money.
    6 Jul 2012, 10:27 AM Reply Like
  • Evidently you can't comprehend that taxes are way down as a % of personal income. It isn't the dollar amount, it's the percentage that is important. Funny how the country went to hell under the tax cuts and unpaid wars of Bush. Best years were Clinton years.
    6 Jul 2012, 10:32 AM Reply Like
  • "It isn't the dollar amount, it's the percentage that is important"

     

    I hate to be a pest, Peak, but that is not quite true.
    It's the difference between the penalties (ooopp, I meant taxes) and spending that is important. BHO has really screwed up that ratio, many times that of any previous Prez, since WWII.
    Solindra, Solar 1, and a lots of questionable spending pizzed away for nothing.
    6 Jul 2012, 11:05 AM Reply Like
  • what would liberals do without lies. Bush was immediately confronted with 9-11 (an event you apparently missed) despite the most horrific attack on american soil in history he defended the country protected us from additional attacks and for most of his terms the economy did well. BLS stats show Bush added over 1.1 million jobs. all the major dems voted for and encouraged the afghan and iraq wars. more money has been spent in those wars and a new one (Libya) by obama. the death toll of us soldiers just passed 2000 in afghan but you wont hear a thing from the media. clinton disgraced the WH like no other. he spent the first 2 years pushing tax increases and hillary care. he did steal and take credit for ideas from republican congress. while he was molesting interns in the oval office the 9-11 threat was building. clinton gutted our defense and intelligence comm. ask the family members of those killed in 9-11 how they view the clinton years.
    6 Jul 2012, 11:26 AM Reply Like
  • "Best years were Clinton years."

     

    Clinton benefited from Reagan's "peace dividend". And then he blew it (or was blown).
    6 Jul 2012, 11:55 AM Reply Like
  • If you regulate and fee to death business...there is no profit to pay taxes on....
    6 Jul 2012, 10:25 AM Reply Like
  • Makes sense to not live in California even while you may own property and such
    6 Jul 2012, 10:29 AM Reply Like
  • California's parasitic government invented "the economy is just fine". Maybe Obama's real birth certificate says "Calfornia"?
    6 Jul 2012, 11:05 AM Reply Like
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