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October 28, 2009

A symbolic victory in a sea of defeats

by tarran

The governator sent a letter to the California State Assembly where he, er, told them he would “strike” them. Carnally.

To the Members of the California State Assembly:

I am returning Assembly Bill 1176 without my signature.

For some time now I have lamented the fact that major issues are overlooked while many
unnecessary bills come to me for consideration. Water reform, prison reform, and health
care are major issues my Administration has brought to the table, but the Legislature just
kicks the can down the alley.

Yet another legislative year has come and gone without the major reforms Californians
overwhelmingly deserve. In light of this, and after careful consideration, I believe it is
unnecessary to sign this measure at this time.


Arnold Schwarzenegger

Now that you’ve read the whole letter, read the first column of letters.

H/T The widely read libertarian culture site Urkobold.

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  1. Oh…
    I had to go to the original blog to figure it out. What you mean is, “read the first letter of each line, down the page”

    Comment by tfr — October 28, 2009 @ 7:42 am
  2. Arnold is actually a vote that I’m not ashamed of… He has done little to make me proud, but ya gotta like a politician willing to call a spade a spade a douche a douche.

    Comment by Brad Warbiany — October 28, 2009 @ 12:23 pm

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