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Egon3 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:08 AM
Thank you California ! Since me moved our farming to Brazil you have been helping us to be globally more competitive every year. Please keep up the good work. Pretty soon you might even become one of our good markets, that is if you have the cash to pay for our goods.,,in advance.
NewJAl Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:36 AM
Why Obama wants more power in the hands of the Federal Government. I am so please that the States are starting to act like a herd of cats, just simply saying 'No'.
How stupid his whole Religion is. Those Countries, whose leadership is dissatisfied that Obama is not moving fast enough into Socialism, have rules and ways to keep people from moving around or leaving. Those Countries have redistributed poverty. They don't work.
The quote 'Socialism is a necessary step toward Marxism' Stalin, seems appropriate.
Thanks, California! Thanks for your monstrous spending and absurd regulatory overreach! America needs you. We need Connecticut and Illinois, too! We need you the way we needed the Soviet Union, as models of failure, to warn us what happens if we believe those who say, "Government can."

Moving to California was once the dream for many Americans. Its population grew at almost triple the national average -- until 1990. Then big government, in the form of endless regulation and taxes, killed much of the dream. In the last decade, 2 million people left California.

Many of them moved to Alaska, Florida,...