Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Stali- excuse me, Jerry Brown really likes controlling people,

doesn't he?
Later, at the site where world leaders are meeting to negotiate a climate pact outside of Paris, Brown urged a small crowd to “never underestimate the coercive power of the central state in the service of good.”

“You can be sure California is going to keep innovating, keep regulating,” the Democratic governor said. “And, shall I say, keep taxing.”
Old warning: "The power to tax is the power to destroy."  Which is what this statist bastard and the Democrat Party are doing to Californicated.  And they plan to keep on doing it. 
There's a quote on the sidebar which fits this very well:
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their consciences.

And this crap on 'green energy' companies:
K.R. Sridhar, chief executive officer of the fuel cell company Bloom Energy, said, 

“There’s almost nothing in the post-industrial age, no business, no industry that ever got started or ever flourished without policy support, without subsidy and without federal support.”

He cited as examples the Internet and the aviation industry. Roads that support commerce, he said, are built with taxpayer money.

It would be wrong to “single out” the green-technology industry, he said, because it only needs a “helping hand,” not a permanent subsidy.
Really?  'no business, no industry' can start or flourish without subsidy?  Mr. Sridhar, you're a liar.  You really want Brown & Co. to keep giving you other peoples money, don't you?

Californicated, you really are screwed.


Alien said...

Jerry Brown poses a threat to the other 49 states.

As people escape Californication, they need a visit from the Welcome Wagon folks in the other 49 to, first, ask the newcomers why they left California, then point out "we don't do that here, and it's going to stay that way. Move back if you don't like it."

sth_txs said...

I've pointed out to people over the years that yes, the initial internet infrastructure was funded by the military but it still took private enterprise to come up with some ideas to make it more than just a messaging system for bomb makers.