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Old October 12th, 2012, 10:20 AM   #82
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Amen to your thoughts on Prop 1. I also like 2/3 majority to raise taxes. I'm NO everywhere else.
What about #5? Sounds like a great idea and I was going to vote yes, butů

http://defendmidemocracy.com exposes a downside to the prop. Cliff notes: A small group (only 13 senators) could effectively block attempts to close tax loop holes or other tax changes which are beneficial to the people but hurt the special interests.
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Corporations owned by a single Detroit billionaire, Matty Moroun, are spending millions of dollars trying to buy Proposal 5, an extreme constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 statewide ballot. Why would a Detroit billionaire bankroll Proposal 5, also known as the two-thirds ballot question?
Everyone seems to be distorting the facts so what/who to believe?
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