The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Saturday, August 14, 2004
California 2-1 for weakening three strikes
The Evil Empire of Mike Jimenez and his California Correctional Peace Officers Association looks set to take a big loss: a new Field Poll  has 70% of Golden State voters in favour of Proposition 66 , according to the San Francisco Chronicle today.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, for reasons that escape me, is opposing; the Democratic Party's Rapists' Friend Attorney-General Bill Lockyer  also - that doesn't surprise me in the least.
However - nota bene -
Almost 4 in 5 -- 78 percent -- said the politicians' point of view would have no effect on their vote.
California is on the march! Yeaaaarrrrgh!
Surely a sign to the DEWDROPs' man John Kerry that his present penal policy may be unnecessarily cautious? First stop: declare victory in the War on Drugs, domestic and foreign, and move on. To coin a phrase...
A useful page on Prop 66 from UCB explains the proposal, and links various press articles and sites of pro and anti lobby groups.
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