California now has the highest poverty rate in the nation.


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Success! California now has the highest poverty rate in the nation.

California’s state legislature and governorship have both been held by the Democrats for years. Both have repeatedly raised taxes. Both have repeatedly failed to balance the state’s budget. And both have been and continue to be eager to increase government regulation on the state’s citizenry. What could go wrong?

Update: In related news, Los Angeles’ film and television industry has lost 16,100 jobs in past seven years, mostly due to businesses leaving the state.

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5 comments

  • JGL

    The Coo Koos nest syndrome, and nurse Rachet is nowhere to be found.

    America, like a child who needs and craves discipline and structure has chosen to be spanked, we need it, we have forgotten our foundation

    and must be punnished.

    Prepare for punnishment !

  • Rene Borbon

    I fled California twice, first in 2006, and again in 2008 — after facing rising income and property taxes. I also found the schools in California to be inferior to Texas, where I briefly lived in the early 1980s. I remember wanting to study calculus at a Los Angeles area high school in 1989 — and the school didn’t have nor could afford to buy me the textbook.

    I’ve noticed that California’s decline visually as well — it’s roads, buildings, and infrastructure are in decline.

  • wade

    i do not doubt it ! and everything that gets enforced in California is a Test Bed for everyone Elsewhere in this once Great Nation.

  • Welcome to the People’s Republic of Kalifornia.

  • Patrick

    But But But ……..

    I thought that Californians and their democrats in particular knew everything.

    I thought they could make anything work.

    I guess that last republican in the state is causing all this trouble.

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