As the economy goes to pot
In the post below, I advocate taxing television to save Oregon's public schools during the recession. But Oregon is sitting in high clover compared to California, which faces a $40 billion budget shortfall. Forty billion bucks--that's a lot of money. Why, it's almost as much as we are still spending in Iraq every three months.
The chronically clever Mark Morford, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, has a different solution.