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Stockton Was Murdered

Bulwark Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 12:15 PM
So the facts remain that the entire mess was created by politicians feathering their nests, habitually increasing the size of government (While mismanaging city funds) and voters rewarding them with reelection. It is a total canard that the city employees can muscle the city in any way with the threat of their own political muscle. They never have the numbers. What they will do, if necessary, is appeal to the citizens they serve for a fair shake from the administration.
Were a rational person given the assignment to search this planet to find the best place for human beings to live and build wealth, he might well settle on San Joaquin County, Calif.

That is where Americans built a city called Stockton -- the municipality a federal bankruptcy judge just declared dead.

How did Stockton die? It was cold-blood murder.

San Joaquin County truly enjoys as many natural advantages as any place on Earth. It sits in the broad valley that lies between California's Coast Range and the Sierra Nevada. Two massive navigable river systems -- the Sacramento and the San...