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Obama Wants You to Use Less, Spend More

DHWood Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:23 AM
LOL - 33% California is nutso.

My hometown of San Bernardino is just the latest in a potentially growing list of cities to file for bankruptcy protection. There are numerous reasons why cities, counties, and states are facing such drastic measures. Some cite a drop in tax revenues due to the decline in housing values. Others, as in the case of Stockton, CA, legacy costs—meaning pensions. California’s Mammoth Lakes blames a debilitating court judgment. In San Bernardino’s case misconduct in the city council is alleged, and a criminal investigation is underway.

Having graduated from high school and attended college in San Bernardino, CA, my...