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Subject:  Re: Retirement Locations Date:  5/29/2011  11:01 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  17185 of 20630

<<There's a party that controls CA government? The government that can't even enact a budget? The govenrment that does a great imitation of grid-lock? That government?>>

Of course there are various mpolitical parties that control California government ---- not necessarily Ds and Rs. Certainly labor unions are one of those political parties/political interest groups that control aspects of California government when they have the power to do so.

I think we saw that power demonstrated in Minnesota recently, when unions felt their power threatened pretty directly.

You are thinking of political parties in too narrow a sense. Political parties are any political coalition aimed at controlling some aspect of government power.

Seattle Pioneer
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