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In Californians are fed up with public pensions just -- -- voters in both San Jose and San Diego made moves towards pension reform.
At a recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows.
That an overwhelming seventy per -- of likely voters support increasing new and current employees pension contributions.
Mike Reagan is the author of the new -- revolution.
And knows his California politics that's for sure.
I'm like who are present this fall starting California -- California would be the last place this would start.
I have we're here I am surprised especially we think about San Jose.
We're not talking about -- conservative bastion in state of California.
San Jose a liberal bastion of fact that 70%.
Other people cannot voted.
To make and have people start putting money into their own pensions instead of the always coming from the public was an unbelievable moment.
On -- -- big bear as Wisconsin was a Wisconsin and the rest of the nation.
Yeah I mean irregular get governor Jerry Brown's of the pension vote San Jose which is more liberal city -- the state as a whole.
Is a very powerful signal that pension reform is an imperative there's a quote right there.
-- what has changed has something fundamentally changed you people get it but they're the ones that are going to be paying for this maybe we can afford it.
Yeah I think people -- really tired of the fact in his state of California need a four wheel drive car just to drive down a normal highway interstate can.
Here Los Angeles nothing's being done.
The schools the status falling apart people are leaving the state there's five business is a week leaving the state of California.
I mean there's no jobs eleven point 2% unemployment.
And people start realizing way to -- Are you -- I mean that union members don't put anything into their own pensions about time.
They started to in fact share.
What's going on in the state of California place -- 70% in San Jose 66%.
In San Diego I think it's a Bellwether for this state and I know -- people -- lap and happy but I think it puts California in play.
In November -- Mitt Romney.
Uses this election and what happens -- California as my father used to Panama Canal way back when 1980s.
I don't know you may have just lost me there with that last argument I'm not sure we can never see California come over to the other side entirely but on the.
Elective state -- -- one Democrat to Republican.
-- when you have eleven point 2% unemployment and you have liberals remember in order for 7% of the people who owned.
To cut back on pension -- we've put money into their own pensions to have union members actually vote.
To do that and -- you have a great issue in the state of California we're tired of seeing people leave the state and tired of this state.
Why to spend money.
With Barack Obama to have a hundred billion dollar train.
That really goes nowhere yeah train really -- -- what bugs you so much about that I know that's something that you want to -- everybody in the state of California.
In fact if you wish -- -- the governor of the state.
Who's one of the green governors who wants everybody to abide by laws -- back.
-- executive order requiring every building 101000 square feet and bigger that state owned in 2025.
To supplied their own.
Energy need have to be wind -- solar.
He started another ordered the other day say -- -- I don't think the bullet train should be under -- same environmental regulations.
That everybody else is under no.
State is gone absolutely not.
I -- and I think people start to finally figured out they elected a Democrat to lead this state over Schwarzenegger.
Nothing has changed it's gotten worse what just happened before the pension reform -- to continue beyond California and other states and move beyond Wisconsin -- going what has happened.
Well I think which got to really show that you could go up against the unions and actually win -- how big it was a Wisconsin.
On Tuesday night now San Jose and and San Diego yep -- people feel that they can win.
When they go up against such a powerful powerful lobby and to this point.
Usually we've been losing in this state of California in around the country I think New York.
You -- needs to play that same part of the New York -- does think think Illinois of course and other states that in fact are losing jobs losing industry.
Because of the unions in those states that have such -- strong it.
My credit thanks so much for joining us we appreciate it.
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