by CalWatchdog Staff | May 11, 2012 8:50 am
May 11, 2012
By John Seiler
California increasingly resembles the Soviet Union in the 1930s but with better weather. The economy is socialist; the leader is megalomaniac; and dissidents are purged.
The latest victim is Dr. La Donna Porter, M.D. Her “crime”: advocating policies different from those of the Dear Leader, Gov. Jerry Brown:
“Under pressure from health advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday removed a controversial physician from a state health board after she appeared in an industry-funded ad against a tobacco tax hike on the June ballot.”
That’s Proposition 29, which would massively punish dissidents who smoke tobacco by imposing on them a $1 per pack increase in the price of cigarettes — a commodity already massively taxed. Ironically, by sucking another $735 million from the productive economy, Prop. 29 would reduce the tax base from which Brown needs revenue to close a budget deficit that just keeps growing — even before Prop. 29 hits the polls.
Kalifornia science and economics makes no more sense than Soviet science and economics.
As Dr. Porter points out, correctly, in the video, a lot of the money stolen from smokers by Prop. 29 would be sent out of state. That would kill jobs here. Unemployed people in Kalifornia don’t pay many taxes, but do take much in social services and unemployment benefits.
It’s like how, in the 1930s, Stalin used concentration camps to steal the slave laborers’ production, then used the money to fund lavish living for himself and the socialist elite.
Here’s Dr. Porter’s ThoughtCrime:
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