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Nothing but the Truth!

By Will Power

Will Power LogoJanuary
23, 2009 (San Diego's East County) —
Arnold “Terminator” Swartzenegger,
the cinema millionaire, thinks it is amusing to cut payments to the elderly,
the poor and the disabled. To the Terminator, these folks are just props in
a California comedy that has degenerated from melodrama to tragedy as the state
approaches bankruptcy.

The problem? Swartzenegger won’t sign a budget. He refuses to acknowledge
that the corporate tax breaks, borrowed money, and falling revenue due to the
depression will bankrupt the state by February.

Just closing corporate loopholes could raise the budget to a manageable deficit.
But Swartzenegger is a closet neo-con who owns 400 suits. He simply does not
care about the poor since he has never met anyone who is poor.

Swarzenegger is doing his best to imitate Ronald Reagan, But Reagan had the
good sense to raise taxes when necessary. Swartzenegger has become a millstone
around California’s neck.

His popularity is crashing even among Republicans, who realize they can’t
let California’s government abdicate its fiscal responsibility. Swartzenegger
tried to finance California’s government by borrowing from large New York
Banks, many of which are now shaky and receiving bail-out money. But why should
he care? He’s a multi-millionaire.

In 2000, his total income was $31,104,000. Schwarzenegger paid $8.5 million
in federal income taxes and $2.6 million in state taxes. In 2001, Schwarzenegger's
income was $26,138,000. He paid $7,395,000 in federal income taxes and $1,923,000
in state taxes.

Swartzenegger’s mismanagement of California makes many voters wish
they had good old wishy-washy Democrat Gray Davis back. California voters would
do well to remember the difference between an actor and a politician is that
a politician actually believes his lines. I think what the Terminator wants
to do is put the state in horrific debt, then go after State Employee’s
Retirement money, which is about the only thing the Terminator hasn’t
plundered. The Terminator was a bad actor, but he’s a worse Governor.
Time for him to hit the road. Exit the Terminator stage far right!

Will Power is a retired teacher who holds a masters degree
in creative writing.


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In 2000, his total income was

In 2000, his total income was $31,104,000. Schwarzenegger paid $8.5 million in federal income taxes and $2.6 million in state taxes. In 2001, Schwarzenegger's income was $26,138,000. He paid $7,395,000 in federal income 220-701 taxes and $1,923,000 in state taxes. Swartzenegger’s mismanagement of California makes many voters wish they had good old wishy-washy Democrat Gray Davis back. California voters would do well 220-702 to remember the difference between an acor and a politician is that a politician actually believes his lines. I think what the Terminator wants to do is put the state in horrific debt, then go 350-001 after State Employee’s Retirement money, which is about the only thing the Terminator hasn’t plundered.