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We are NOT Broke!

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We are NOT broke!!! This can't be emphasized enough. Learn about 1 of the Big 4 sources of revenue (perhaps the biggest), from professional educator and CAFR researcher Carl Herman's excellent & deeply researched article on the so-called California pension fund, which only pays 4% of the California pensions it covers. What about the other $600 billion in a state that is supposedly broke? Ask the incestuously Wall-Street/1% supportive State Treasurer, ask Gov. Brown, ask your State Senators, like the author has. Seriously, ASK them to explain why taxpayer money is being used to boost Wall Street returns (which are flailing this century anyway) instead of providing for the taxpayer.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
http://www.americaisnotbroke.net/

Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

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