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Fifty-Six Goes Dooown

One more note on Super Tuesday here in California: That real stinker of a ballot initiative, Proposition 56? The one that would have done away with the two-thirds majority now required for the California legislature to raise taxes or pass a budget, permitting the legislature to do either with a mere majority of 55 percent instead? Crushed, despite a massive and completely honest advertising campaign, by 66 to 34 percent.

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