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Poll: LAUSD calling on Calif. voters to approve new taxes on the November ballot.
KNX Daily Poll ^ | May 15, 2012

Posted on 05/15/2012 6:52:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin

The LAUSD Superintendent is calling on Calif. voters to approve new taxes on the November ballot to safeguard education spending. How do you plan to vote? Yes

No

Don't know

Vote


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; kenyanbornmuzzie; losangeles; swrdswllwngsdshw
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1 posted on 05/15/2012 6:53:01 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

73.53% say no. :)


2 posted on 05/15/2012 6:59:33 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you got ta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: BenLurkin

How about HELL NO.

The public schools are no longer about educating our children. They’re about fancy building projects, union jobs and pensions.


3 posted on 05/15/2012 7:03:20 PM PDT by DB
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To: abigailsmybaby
73.53% say no. :)

There's a tidal wave of advertising in favor of both of the proposed California tax hikes on the way. It wouldn't surprise me if both passed and I would be surprised if the tax hike on people making more than $250k didn't pass. A large number of voters in CA pay no taxes and therefore have no compunctions about raising taxes on those who earn their livings.
4 posted on 05/15/2012 7:07:17 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks BenLurkin.


5 posted on 05/15/2012 7:08:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: BenLurkin
MORE TAX PAYER MONEY FOR TEACHERS' BLOATED LIFETIME PENSONS? NO!
6 posted on 05/15/2012 7:19:53 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: AnotherUnixGeek
You are probably right....

Just one of the reasons I left CA.

7 posted on 05/15/2012 7:19:53 PM PDT by Osage Orange (God is my Co-Pilot.)
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To: BenLurkin

Government orgs campaigning and lobbying should be illegal.


8 posted on 05/15/2012 7:24:14 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: BenLurkin

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha HELLLLLLL NO!!


9 posted on 05/15/2012 7:26:27 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: DB

exactly and don’t forget the mass commie, athiest, just plain ole’ be as nasty as one can brainwashing.


10 posted on 05/15/2012 7:28:06 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: DB
California spends HALF of it's budget on "Education". Teacher's unions STEAL this money from the children and funnel it into their pension funds. That is why THIS happens: Almost 80% of California eighth grade students failed the National Science Test
11 posted on 05/15/2012 7:32:25 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Yeh and the way MoonBeam is framing the tax increase vote. Class warfare taxing ‘the rich’ and oh by the way you avg joe citizens with get hit with a sales tax increase too.
They never learn that tax addition eventually winds up as revenue subtraction. Nothing new under the Kalifornicating sun.


12 posted on 05/15/2012 7:37:56 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: BenLurkin

Take this tax and shove it. The latest OWS bumper sticker in CA: “Repeal Prop 13.” Get a rope.


13 posted on 05/15/2012 7:41:01 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

Yes 13.84% (44 votes)

No 78.93% (251 votes)

Don’t know 7.23% (23 votes)

Total Votes: 318


14 posted on 05/15/2012 7:55:49 PM PDT by Bush_Democrat ((xDem now) - Breitbart sent me)
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To: BenLurkin

NO


15 posted on 05/15/2012 8:03:07 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: BenLurkin
LAUSD spends $30K per student

http://www.calwatchdog.com/2010/08/20/lausd-spends-30k-per-student/

By JOHN SEILER / Aug 2010

The research by Adam Schaeffer of the Cato Institute’s Center for Education Freedom seemed shocking: The Los Angeles Unified School District spent $29,780 per student in fiscal year 2007-08. That’s way above the $10,000 as advertised by the school district, and as used in most studies.

The $29,780 per student figure means a class of 25 students would spend $744,500 a year

Comedy if it were not true

Basically, what Schaeffer found was that the LAUSD doesn’t count capital spending,

Why isn’t this money accounted for in the usual per-pupil tallies? “They act as if its ‘bond revenue. Oh, it’s not tax money’,”

LAUSD responds

Spokesperson Lydia Ramos replied. “Most school districts don’t count capital funding” in budget reports. “We obviously are doing our best to pass every dollar down to the classroom.”

I pointed out that, when I buy something at Walmart, the price includes the costs of capital spending for buildings.

“That’s not how we view our work,” she replied. And she said of the money sent for capital construction from Sacramento, “That’s really a state decision.

I brought up Schaeffer’s number of $29,780 per student and asked if that was correct. “You’re using a methodology that only you are using,” Ramos replied. “No, that’s not accurate. That’s not what we’re doing. I’m going to have to let you go. This is an issue to take up with the state, or your local district, to see what they are doing.” [This is the first time in my 35 years of journalism that an official spokesperson has hung up on me.]

Because LAUSD gets both state and federal tax dollars, its spending is of interest to those outside the district’s boundaries.

16 posted on 05/15/2012 8:11:11 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: BenLurkin

They just keep coming back for more. They just don’t know when to stop do they.


17 posted on 05/15/2012 8:11:54 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Bush_Democrat

Heh, heh...


18 posted on 05/15/2012 8:33:14 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: BenLurkin

HECK NO.


19 posted on 05/15/2012 9:09:11 PM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: BenLurkin

YES, school vouchers!


20 posted on 05/15/2012 9:18:21 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: BenLurkin

How about NO F*KING WAY ... and impeach Brown while we’re at it!!!


21 posted on 05/15/2012 9:40:24 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

It also increases the sales tax. We will all pay that.


22 posted on 05/15/2012 9:40:36 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: BenLurkin

Dear Gov Moonbeam

What is your plan to bring businesses and the
accompanying tax base back to California? I
won’t hold my breathe waiting for your reply
and don’t bother insulting me with your “green
energy” tripe.

Regards,
California Taxpayer


23 posted on 05/15/2012 9:42:09 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal Red Turf)
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To: BenLurkin

VOTE NO ON EVERY ONE OF THE TAX INCREASES ON THE BALLOT!!

Starve all segments of government, State, County, and City, including schools!!!

There’s nothing wrong that a good honest depression won’t fix!


24 posted on 05/15/2012 9:43:03 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: abigailsmybaby
73.53% say no. :)

Well, I'm about to boost the HELL NO! column by one.

25 posted on 05/15/2012 10:41:13 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: BenLurkin

The unions want to steal more for themselves...wow. Who knew?


26 posted on 05/15/2012 11:08:40 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers.....)
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To: saywhatagain
Spokesperson Lydia Ramos replied. “Most school districts don’t count capital funding” in budget reports. “We obviously are doing our best to pass every dollar down to the classroom.”

Sorry Lydia, just like the success rate of education in California, your "best" crossed into criminal incompetence territory about 30 years ago...

How about a 30% cut instead?

27 posted on 05/15/2012 11:10:25 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911
I agree it is clearly criminal incompetence.

Criminal incompetence in the product they have and continue to deliver AND governing body should be charged under the RICO act for Perjury and violation of Civil Rights.

For years we heard testimony on the budgetary demands of the school district only to find that they LIED about capital expenditures for the purpose of individual profiteering.

28 posted on 05/16/2012 1:11:48 AM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: BenLurkin

The same school district that Spey a couple hundred million on one freaken school?
Yeah, I want these butt heads spending my tax dollars


29 posted on 05/16/2012 5:34:06 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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