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There is no California

Bob319 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 7:56 AM
couldn't agree with you more --- a minority of lazy folks in the past took the easy rode to fabled utopia. It will take a majority of strong individuals that believe in freedom to take it back. Given the current culture my glass is half empty!
Driving across California is like going from Mississippi to Massachusetts without ever crossing a state line.

Consider the disconnects: California's combined income and sales taxes are among the nation's highest, but the state's deficit is still about $16 billion. It's estimated that more than 2,000 upper-income Californians are leaving per week to flee high taxes and costly regulations, yet California wants to raise taxes even higher; its business climate already ranks near the bottom of most surveys. Its teachers are among the highest paid on average in the nation, but its public school students consistently test near the bottom...