Earlier this month, California voters passed Proposition 30, a ballot measure containing a number of tax increases that will help avoid drastic cuts to the state's higher education system.
But according to a recent UC Berkeley report, all of those gains could be wiped out by a series of deals made by University of California administrators. Many of those officials, the report notes, have close ties to Wall Street firms making millions in profits from the state's cash-strapped institutions.
So the people of California passed a ballot measure to tax themselves and give the money not to a state program but rather to a bunch of banksters.
There's no solution to stupidity that is lawful; your only lawful option if you live in that craphole called California where people vote to steal your money using the guns of the government as a means to compel you to to turn it over and then give it to a bunch of thieves on Wall Street -- not even spending it on a program to benefit you and your children -- is to move.
And then pray for a really, really big earthquake of sufficient magnitude to crack off the state and let it sink into the Pacific.
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