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August 3, 2010 Poll Results

Do you think the Legislature will break the record (Aug. 11) for the latest state budget?

Yes 87% 56 votes
No 12% 8 votes
Total: 64 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


August 3, 2010
7:11 p.m.

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Of course they will. They're acting like toddlers, peeing in each others sandboxes. They all yell real loud and throw temper tantrums and pout, but never actually accomplish anything because they don't know how to listen, and couldn't care less about their constituents. They're pathetic wastes of space. Vote ALL incumbents OUT in November!

August 4, 2010
6:58 p.m.

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Well, I stand corrected. They managed to pass a budget (assuming Paterson doesn't veto it in one of his spastic rejections of spite). I hope they don't think they're heroes. They're complete failures. The budget was due over four months ago. This wasn't some pop quiz sprung upon them. They've failed the public time and again for one reason - to pad their own wallets. If they'd wanted to be heroes, they could have done so by working together (yes, BOTH sides are at fault here) to create a budget ON TIME which helped a taxpaying, voting public still feeling the effects of the biggest recession of most of our lifetimes. Instead, they bickered like little schoolgirls and did what was best for them. How mature is it that some of them refused to even show up for some of the mandated meetings? Time to show our politicians what we really think of them!

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