Tuesday, June 26, Stephen Downing, Retired Deputy Chief of Police, and 20 Year Vet with L.A.P.D., and an active voice with LEAP, joins Martha Montelongo, with Ben Boychuk, Associate Editor with City Journal.
High Speed Rail, Pubic Sector Unfunded Pension Liabilities, and Public Education are all huge costs with lots of waste, fraud and abuse. How does our policy of drugs compare to these other issues? Is it anywhere near as important?
What are the costs and benefits of our current policies? Can we do better?
Governor Brown’s Pro-tax initiative, submitted later, than other initiatives that have not yet been verified, is verified for the ballot, and California Forward‘s reform initiative is yet to be officially approved, pending signature verifications and certification. Coincidence? The deadline for all initiatives to go on the November General Election ballot is June 28th. It looks very suspicious.
Related links for the show:
A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs:
‘Prohibition is not the answer and it will never be the answer, because it does not and will not work,’ says Stephen Downing. He favors legalizing, regulating and controlling illicit substances.
The Government Performance and Accountability Act
Californians need to know what they are getting for their tax dollars and what government is achieving. If approved by California voters through the ballot measure process, this proposal will position both state and local governments to effectively manage California’s fiscal affairs to promote concrete results Californians want and value for their tax dollars.
Jerry’s June 20 Miracle
by Joe Mathews
California Forward Waits and Waits
By Joel Fox
High court rebukes union speech assault
June 22, 2012
By Steven Greenhut