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Put the Thing Down, Flip It, and Reverse It

Remember when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) ran for re-election? Here’s a refresher: Californians dodged a bullet. Instead of having their taxes

Luqman Jackson
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Feb 20, 2009

Remember when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) ran for re-election? Here’s a refresher:

Californians dodged a bullet. Instead of having their taxes raised by $10 billion (let’s just accept the ad’s figures), they now have a $12 billion tax increase as part of a budget that reduces education funding by $8.4 billion and borrows another $11 billion.

It’s worth asking why the 2003 recall vote ever needed to happen.

Luqman Jackson | Luqman Jackson is an entrepreneur, blogger and traveler. He teaches copywriting, creative discipline, and ethical marketing. For business owners who want to learn the basics of persuasive writing, she has a weekly column, a podcast, and a copywriting course.

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