Monday, November 5, 2012 – 09:15 a.m.
Once again California voters face a plethora of propositions to consider.
Look at the following commonsense recommendations.
Proposition 30 Governor Jerry Brown's Sales and Income Tax Increase - No *Too many loopholes for legislature abuse* Proposition 31 Mandates the state adopt a two-year balanced budget - Yes *A step towards budget sanity* Proposition 32 Bans Payroll Deductions of Union Political funding - Yes *Union political power has plundered state finances* Proposition 33 Revision to Auto Insurance Underwriting Criteria - No *Muddles rules related to continuous coverage* Proposition 34 Eliminates Death Penalty - Yes *Saves money. Federal Courts have pretty much curtailed executions* Proposition 35 Imposes penalties for the crime of human trafficking - No *Combat Human Trafficking by voter mandate. Please!!* Proposition 36 Revision to California Three-Strikes Law - Yes *Removes mandatory life sentence in non-violent crimes* Proposition 37 Imposes new food labeling rule - No *Measure is filled with too-many exceptions* Proposition 38 Income Tax Increase to fund K-12 education - No *This measure is more preferable to Prop. 30, but it's the wrong time to raise taxes with a poor economy.* Proposition 39 Ends tax breaks for out-of-state corporations doing - Yes business in California *Measure levels the playing field and generates more revenue to the state.* Proposition 40 A "No" vote redraws State Senate District boundaries. - No *A waste of Taxpayer funds*