Save taxpayers money by cutting freebies for illegal aliens!
According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities the state of California faces a budget shortfall for 2009 of $13.7 billion.
As Curt posted on Wednesday, California voters overwhelmingly rejected five referendums that would have meant higher taxes for California taxpayers that state officials insisted was necessary to address the problem.
There's one solution to California's financial problems that seems to be overlooked. When it comes to threatened cutbacks in state services why not start with services to people who aren't citizens of the state?
In 2005 the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) estimated that the annual cost incurred by California from the over three million illegals living in the state at $10.5 billion.
California voters sent a message Tuesday to state government that they are fed up with being asked to pay more and more and more without any effective control on spending. California's elected officials could show they got the message by ending the illegal alien gravy train!