Is Maryland the next California?

Courtesy of Dave Schwartz and the Daily Caller.   Juicy part:

It wasn’t always this way for the Free State. O’Malley’s predecessor, Governor Bob Ehrlich (R-MD), was a fiscal conservative. Ehrlich consistently defeated the liberal legislature’s tax-hike proposals, reduced the overall size of government by 10% and even left a $1 billion surplus in 2007. However, the downward spiral began shortly after O’Malley’s swearing-in.

Some states never learn.


3 Responses to “Is Maryland the next California?”

  1. pianogirl88 Says:

    We are working as fast as we can to catch up with California. In my county (Montgomery) property values have dropped, so the county council (not one republican on the council) is raising property taxes to make up for the loss in revenue since the property tax is tied to the value of the property.

  2. Amazing that they can never find cuts, only increases.

    • We have a very high illegal population here, and it takes a lot of money to court their votes. And yes, in Takoma Park, MD, illegals can register to vote for local issues.

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