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View Poll Results: Who is you're choice?
Meg Whitman 70 54.69%
Jerry Brown 58 45.31%
Voters: 128. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 10-09-2010, 11:43 AM
 
Location: San Diego California
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Arnold was and is a good governor. He's protected us taxpayers many times when the legislature was going to increase the size of state government. I'm sorry he can't run again, although he's probably tired and I doubt he would want to run again.

Gov. Arnold has IMO done a great job! One of our best Governors ever!
He has been a girly man. When the teachers unions put up a fight, he tucked his tail between his legs and ran.
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Old 10-09-2010, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Arnold was and is a good governor. He's protected us taxpayers many times when the legislature was going to increase the size of state government. I'm sorry he can't run again, although he's probably tired and I doubt he would want to run again.

Gov. Arnold has IMO done a great job! One of our best Governors ever!
I totally agree that Schwarzenegger was a good governor because he was a pragmatist just like Ronald Reagan when he was governor. We have been fortunate in California that our Republican governors were basically sound, reasonable men unconcerned about ideology and more focused on fiscal health and environmentalism. That type of person is rare among the GOP of today and why Reagan would never be elected governor of most Red states.

Republicans are a perversion of what they used to be as a political party and most people blame President Nixon for his "Southern strategy" by opening the door to bigot evangelicals who abhor education and cling to primitive superstitions. That type of American is thankfully the minority in California and why reasonable Republicans like Arnold and Maldonado have such a difficult time getting elected unless Democrats and independents are willing to vote for them. Republicans are their own worse enemy and until the GOP drops the "red-neck" contingent they are doomed to secondary status in California.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:07 PM
 
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This poll was created by someone who doesn't live in California...leave us to our own problems please. For your own good too, you don't want your state to get the radioactive waves coming from sacramento
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:30 PM
 
Location: San Diego California
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I totally agree that Schwarzenegger was a good governor because he was a pragmatist just like Ronald Reagan when he was governor. We have been fortunate in California that our Republican governors were basically sound, reasonable men unconcerned about ideology and more focused on fiscal health and environmentalism. That type of person is rare among the GOP of today and why Reagan would never be elected governor of most Red states.

Republicans are a perversion of what they used to be as a political party and most people blame President Nixon for his "Southern strategy" by opening the door to bigot evangelicals who abhor education and cling to primitive superstitions. That type of American is thankfully the minority in California and why reasonable Republicans like Arnold and Maldonado have such a difficult time getting elected unless Democrats and independents are willing to vote for them. Republicans are their own worse enemy and until the GOP drops the "red-neck" contingent they are doomed to secondary status in California.
Yes, between our pragmatic governors, and our responsible liberal lawmakers we are now the most indebted, over regulated, inefficient, self destructive, welfare ridden, illegal alien infested, state in the country.
With the exception of a couple of ultra liberal states in the North East we are also the least free. Anyone with half a brain can see this ship is going down, and as soon as I retire I will join the multitudes who are saying adios to this insane asylum of a state.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Yes, between our pragmatic governors, and our responsible liberal lawmakers we are now the most indebted, over regulated, inefficient, self destructive, welfare ridden, illegal alien infested, state in the country.
With the exception of a couple of ultra liberal states in the North East we are also the least free. Anyone with half a brain can see this ship is going down, and as soon as I retire I will join the multitudes who are saying adios to this insane asylum of a state.
Most Republicans eventually leave California for states better suited to their mindset: Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, etc. No loss to California.
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM - Summerlin, NV
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This poll was created by someone who doesn't live in California...leave us to our own problems please. For your own good too, you don't want your state to get the radioactive waves coming from sacramento
You know what, serious, If you don't like it don't post here.

I know I don't live in California, I'm not stupid. I wanted to see for myself how a poll would work out. I myself reside in New Mexico where here too is a tight race for governor.

So like I said, If you don't like it, dont post! Go find somewhere else and post you're comments no one cares about.
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:25 PM
 
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Arnold did a good job handling the natural disasters in this state. I hope that part of his administration stays intact once he leaves!
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:28 PM
 
Location: CA
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Jerry Brown ! Nuff Said!
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:33 PM
 
Location: CA
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Arnold was bad but I don't think he was the worst governor, or is he?
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Old 10-10-2010, 12:11 AM
 
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Trough-eaters rejoice if Brown pulls it off. But in spite of my having a case of severe skepticism about the intelligence of CA voters I can't imagine Brown being elected. It just can't happen - can it? We'll know in three weeks.

I say the MJ initiative looses also.
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