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A Modest Proposal

19Kilo Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 1:49 AM
Dr. Williams: Thank you for highlighting my state. We are very likely ungovernable. The Democratic Party essentially has a monopoly on running the state and it is damn near impossible to have common sense leadership to run things here. Thank God for the ballot initiative process that we have. Otherwise I think that we would be completely screwed. (We do have the best year round weather of anywhere that I have ever been though!)
Jay Wye Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 4:55 PM
CA also has a lot of earthquakes,some terribly damaging and costly both in lives and money.
I still remember that collapsed freeway,and all the cars crushed under it,with people inside.
Illbay Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:28 AM
The productive, responsible citizens of the state are held hostage by urban areas full of rats in a cage, who will vote for the food pellets to continue.

California was once the land of opportunity, but it is going down the tubes. Several of California's prominent cities have declared bankruptcy, such as Vallejo, Stockton, Mammoth Lakes and San Bernardino. Others are on the precipice, and that includes Los Angeles, California's largest city. California's 2012 budget deficit is expected to top $28 billion, and its state debt is $618 billion. That's more than twice the size of New York's state debt, which itself is the second-highest in the nation.

Democrats control California's Legislature, and its governor, Jerry Brown, is a Democrat. California is home to some of America's richest people and...