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There is no California

seattlesnow Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 9:41 AM
The sky is not falling in New York, maybe you should check it out
JPK2 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 11:01 AM
NewYork will is projected to shed another 2 million people in the coming decade. There are more abortions in NYC than live births. You can't have a future without children.
JPK2 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 11:00 AM
New York is just getting older and less populous. In a decade, New York will be likefull of geriatrics; NYC will be surpassed by Houston, Atlanta, and Dallas as far as economics, finance, and political importance.
seattlesnow Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 10:29 AM
it don't seem that way in Bushwick, Brooklyn however you wouldn't know that if you are just looking at number (NYS is a large state)
badgerpat Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 10:12 AM
You know, Seattle, I'm starting to doubt your intellect; after only a minute. New York is going great, is it? Interesting.
jtheb Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 9:47 AM
NO Seattle , its not. That's why they lost over 3 million people in the last census.
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...