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Top 9 Reasons California Sucks

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Posted on February 14 2011 2:40 pm
Diane Schrader, a former television news writer/producer, lives with her family in Los Angeles. She likes a nice cup of tea. Follow her on Twitter.

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California girls and Beach Boys. Disneyland. Hollywood. Year-round sun-kissed weather. The Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco’s cable cars. Silicon Valley innovation. Napa Valley’s gorgeous vineyards and wineries. Majestic redwoods, snow-capped mountains. The richest farmland in the country. The beauties of Yosemite, Death Valley, and a thousand miles of breathtaking coastline.

There is a reason this is called the Golden State. Actually, a lot of reasons.

And I hate to relinquish this golden state to the Left. But in fact, they’ve already taken it.

You add up all the riches mentioned above, and you should have a thriving, prosperous heaven-on-earth. But if you add in one more ingredient – a preponderance of leftists – somehow the recipe falls flat. Disastrously flat. Anybody-with-a-brain-in-their-head-is-getting-the-heck-out flat.

And that is exactly where we find ourselves today.

California is like the most beautiful and gifted girl in the class (of 50 students!), who took up with a boy from the wrong side of the tracks (the Left) and ended up in a dilapidated trailer park puffing on a cigarette and chugging cheap whiskey.

Yup, that’s California today!

Let’s take a closer look at her downfall…

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  1. February 14, 2011

    1)Fail. Nowhere near a quarter of farmland sits idle. Production of almonds and grapes is growing – bigger than it was 10 and 20 years ago. Not just about the delta smelt, there’s the Chinook salmon population (a tiny fraction of them returned on the fall run in comparison to years ago – albeit better this year precisely because they have more water [you know, to swim/spawn in] from the diversions). Salmon is a commodity, too – right?
    2)Fail. Are you really trying to debunk scientific near-concensus with a paragraph of speculative nonsense? Were you against the smog control regs, too? Are you still, seeing how effective it was (you can actually see in LA)?
    3)Fail. Did you really cite “Jersey Shore” as an example of why “California sucks”? Ok….

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      February 14, 2011

      1. I didn't say a quarter of all farmland, my friend. As for salmon, its contribution to the state economy is nowhere near that of the farmland that has been turned into a dust bowl by the environmentalists. 2. No, I'm not debunking scientific near-consensus (that's how you spell it) because there is not a near-consensus. This wasn't really the place for a full-blown argument, but clearly many, many scientists are not on board with the obviously politically-motivated climate change activism. 3. Do you not get that Hollywood is where programming decisions are made?

      • February 18, 2011

        Diane I am enjoying your article. I sense your sadness underneath your truths. Don't worry, not a bleeding heart lib. I am just a common sense person trying to understand the madness that takes over at times. It seems to happen in CA more often than in other places. "trickyblain" is another example of the CA madness, IMO. If people like him/her would spend more time trying to see the entire picture of what's happening in CA, maybe, just maybe, a part of the state can be saved from itself.

    • February 14, 2011

      Speaking as someone married to a scientist – There is no such thing as "consensus" in science. Science is a constant, skeptical testing and retesting even of things we know to be "true" because our understanding might not be complete and things might need re-examination. Consensus is a political term and has no proper place in science.

    • February 15, 2011

      Trying to correct the idiots on this site is like trying to pin down a smelt. They'll just wriggle away, claim they didn't REALLY say what they said and pronounce you an atheistic, Islam loving, Buddhist. The real "problem" with our state is that even in this Right Wing initiated DEPRESSION California, is a better place to live than the Midwest or the South. The real problem with this article is that it's author is so divorced from reality, she thinks 9 things is a big deal. Why won't she talk about the 50 things wrong with Texas, just ONE of the wacko states that suck far worse than California.

      • February 18, 2011

        "California, is a better place to live than the Midwest or the South"? Perhaps it used to be the better place but, not anymore. Who wants to fight 10 lanes of traffic and 50 miles to go to work? Who wants to wait and watch their home fall into the abyss, as a mudslide takes it? Who wants to watch a wild fire destroy all they have owned in their lives? I haven't even mentioned the inflationary living conditions or the threat of an eathquake hanging over one's head?

        • February 18, 2011

          See what I mean, AHARRIS? Not only does this…person…use every cliche from the last 50 years, they don't even know that the only INflation is coming from oil…everything else is in DEflation. It's like arguing with children.

          • April 17, 2011

            AND one of the single greatest reasons that oil drives inflation these days is the environmentalist capacity to stop the construction of new oil refineries and the development of new oil fields.
            CA runs some of the cleanest refineries in the US, but has not built a new one since the Vietnam War. And those rolling brownouts under Gov Grey had nothing whatsoever to do with the price or availability of fuel, but were rather the result of Green politicking.

            Of course it is only a child who thinks that deflation is a good thing in the first place. It is a sign of an economy that is not growing, which most people call recession. So by your own logic, CA's economy is depressed.

            thanks for the tip

      • April 17, 2011

        Many on this site have more credibility, and probably credentials than you. For example, I have two B.A.'s in English and History (not to be mistaken with pseudo Social Science,) and an M.A. in English Composition. I graduated with a 3.65/4.0 gpa, and am a product of Southern CA education of the 50's-60's K-12 system and the liberal 1980's university system.

        The fiscally conservative residents have zero to do with CA's economic fall. The CA destruction is occurring at the hands of leftist who demand more and more handouts and not production. The main problem occurs at the pedagogical level, and has caused me to believe that every School of Education and the Department of Education should be defunded.

        This disease has entered NV, and my current supervisor is thrilled with the pictures students draw rather than their formal, typed essays.

        • April 17, 2011

          pictures—ouch

          I feel your pain, brother.

          • April 18, 2011

            Pain, how about my rage at the idiots destroying my land, my people, and my freedoms with their pc idiocy.

            BTW, it is sister.

            Regards,

            A Deist

            • April 18, 2011

              My apologies. I normally look to see just to whom I am responding, and for some reason I didn't yesterday.

              I have yet to earn my teaching certificate over here on the other blue coast (PA). But I have been getting educated far too much in the "education" of our youth. The fact that I come late to the game by a deuce of decades just upsets the instructors when I demonstrate the temerity to argue and deny their presumptions and so-called arguments.
              Sickening goes nowhere nearly far enough.

              I myself am there for the kids, as I suspect you are. They are the only thing I look forward to.

              A Theist ;)

  2. February 14, 2011

    4)Fail. I’ve lived here all my life. Never have I been accosted by Matt Damon (memo: he’s not from Ca).
    5)(& 6) FAIL. California Schools stink? UCLA, Cal, Stanford, UC Davis are among the best schools in the world. No other state has as many top tier schools. I’ll take the word of people who actually hire on that one.
    6)Fail. You gripe (wrongly) about farmers not getting enough water. Then you advocate taking away 95 percent of their workforce?
    7)Fail. Which gun laws do you mean? I have what is perhaps the most effective combat rifle ever devised (at least according to Patton). No law against that. True, you can’t have 40 round banana clips or machine guns, but…?
    8)Fail. The fact that you condemn him no less than a month into taking office says it all.

    Happy trails and we hardly knew ye!

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      February 14, 2011

      4. Again, perhaps you are not understanding that celebrities, regardless of where they are from or even where they live right now, are considered part of the industry in Hollywood. 5. & 6. You didn't really address 5, but 6 was not an indictment of every single thing that takes place on a UC campus. Simply an acknowledgment that these campuses are hotbeds of nonsense. I also didn't address the private schools like Stanford. 7. And how does your ownership of a gun disprove my point that the state's restrictive gun laws don't do any good? 8. He's had years of experience that we can condemn, and his "ideas" in the past few weeks suck already.

      But thanks for writing.

    • February 18, 2011

      There's "trickyblain" again trying to justify his life in CA. I would think that being accosted by Matt Damon would be a highlight in his/her life, even if Matt doesn't come from CA. CA schools used to be considered the best, until their campuses were overrun with libs. People in the rest of the USA are leery of CA universities. Saving a smelt, that only lives for a few days, in lieu of providing water to farmers who keep this country fed is ridiculous. Taking away the farm workers? Pay a decent wage and hire citizens and protect out borders. Gun laws- I would not feel secure with some people owning the "the most effective combat rifle ever". Who needs to be combatted besides the gangs and outlaws who also enjoy your state?
      CA has elected and encouraged their "nuts and berries" much to the amazement of a lot of the population in the other 49 states.

    • April 17, 2011

      Fail: the top rated schools are in the sciences and maths, not much else.

      • August 9, 2011

        I thought all they did was draw? Oh, I see. Now they’re just tops in the Anti-god movement.

    • April 18, 2011

      Yes, our schools stink, and I am a product of Crafton Hills Community College, The University of Redlands, and CSUSB. My son graduated from UCR, and Darden, MBA. I had three communist history instructors at Redlands, however they were great and were not punitive when students disagreed and argued with communist theory. CSUSB was another story. Half the English staff attempted to insult those who disagreed with their liberal views, and attempted ad hom attacks. LOL, they stopped when it was this personal attack was a logical fallacy. The Dept. Chair offer me a job as a lecturer, and was shocked when told "NO" I do not respect approximately half the English Dept. and named the top three names. Albeit, I do like and respect Rise Axelrod, Rong Chen, and Margaret Doan.

  3. February 14, 2011

    Having just moved away from California for the better business friendly climate of Texas. I like many other small business owners who have read the writing on the wall, have either left or are leaving California.

    Some me and my friends have a betting pool for two events.

    1. When Does California Declare Bankruptcy?
    2. When Is the Recall Vote on Uncle Moonbeam?

    If it wasn't for Anaheim and Hollywood, L.A. would be looking like Detroit (though East LA, Compton and WATTS already do)

  4. February 14, 2011

    Diane is a very good writer and I love her articles. However, I would take exception to a few of her items on her anti-California rant. Firstly, CA is called the Golden State for a reason which has nothing to do with it's riches….unless I guess one can technically say our "Golden Hillsides" are an asset which has value. It's called the Golden State because of the fact our mountains and hills turn a "golden color" which in parts of CA can be considered like the "FalSeason" in New England whereas the leaves change colors. The part of our schooling sucking is inaccurate. Granted you have to live in a decent neighborhood to gurantee your family is in a good school district, but that is why one pays more in property taxes as opposed to funding a private education. Our University system is a "Junior Ivy" which may not be all that grand if you factor in Affirmative Action and the Ivy League. One only need look at the Obama's to determine the Ivy League is not what it had been at one time.

  5. February 14, 2011

    Having had the opportunity to travel to many parts of the world, California and the Western US have one of the most beautiful natural topography and coastal landscapes one could only dream up! Having been in LA this past weekend, I can see how one who lives there can become disenchanted. LA is a great place to visit and explore….but there are much more "family friendly" cities. Look at San Diego for instance….if there is a God, this would be her country!!! Diane, maybe you're just having a case of Valentines Day Depression? Take your family out to Santa Monica or Malibu to take in the sunset and smell the Pacific Ocean….seems like it's turned into Hell-A for you and if one lives here and has nothing positive to say, maybe it's time you jet to Hawaii to get a lai?!?

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      February 14, 2011

      Was just very recently in Malibu. The ocean is always good for what ails you. That's what makes it so tragic that the leftists have such a chokehold on this most beautiful place.

      • February 14, 2011

        Chokehold? You mean the residents vote for people you don't like? Not a chokehold – it's actually very constitutional

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          February 14, 2011

          Are you IN California? Look around, dude. The state is dying. It is being choked to death by the leftists. Nobody has argued that the voters did not constitutionally make their choices. In point of fact, that's part of the tragedy – that Californians keep doing this to themselves, over and over again. The rest of the country thinks we're completely insane.

          • February 18, 2011

            "The rest of the country thinks we're completely insane" nails it. Unfortunately for Californians, Diane is right.

        • February 14, 2011

          CA is an excellent example of why we have a constitutional republic with 50 smaller entities rather than one all-powerful federal one. It isolates the damage that voters can do to themselves.

          • February 15, 2011

            The Constitution sets up a central federal gov't. It's not the Articles of Confederation, which rests power in states.

            Nevertheless, CA can hardly be held as an example of what's "wrong" with America. We have the world's eighth largest economy. Without California, the US econmomy would have been overtaken by China about five years ago.

            • February 15, 2011

              Wait until your state asks for a bailout and the rest of the states block it. It's easy to gamble with other peoples money and boast how successful you are. Not so much when your gambling with your own assets.

              • February 15, 2011

                Other peoples' money?

                CA pays more than it receives in federal $, while "low tax" states get more on the dollar than what they pay. Citizens of my state, and other productive states like NY, are paying for the gap left by the "lower" taxes…state to state welfare is being provided by, not taken by, California.

                I'm not boasting about anything. I just have some self-accountability and don't blame my problems on "righties" or "lefties."

                • February 15, 2011

                  Easy Snarky McSnarkyson, I was referencing your current state budget deficit and coming public sector union liabilities. You are gambling with other peoples money when you make fiscal promises based upon income projections that are speculative at best. You mistook my comment for an implication that CA does not pay it's share of taxes. That is not the case. Your state economy is huge; but your unfunded liabilities are gargantuan. Your argument had an aire of self assuredness that CA was "too big to fail".

              • February 18, 2011

                I believe that "IntheKnowOG" IS in the know. I can not find many individual in my extended family or friends that even hint they are in favor of "bailing out" CA after the Lefties have voted in other Lefties. Bad decisions abound in CA and we are not interested in bailing CA out only to watch you continue to fail. Trickyblain, stop defending all the weirdo things that CA does and is responsible for, and put yourself in another state citizen's place. In my state, even though it turned a bright blue in 08, it is now a nice magenta color. We voted out those non-performers and leftists after a long stretch of bad decisions. Now, we are waiting for the 2012 elections to finish the job. Come on…you sound like a nice person. Open up your mind and put yourself in our places.

            • April 17, 2011

              O
              M
              G!!!
              You really, truly have no bloody concept of Federalism, do you?

              Please, just stop, I have schoolwork to finish; I can YouTube Chris Rock later.

        • April 17, 2011

          The voters living on the taxpayers dime outnumber the taxpayers.

        • April 17, 2011

          Political machines, and the parties that created them, are neither constitutional nor UNconstitutional; they are an adaptation to the realities of late 19th Century urban politics.

          And CA is just as infected with theirs as Philadelphia is with it's.

          The mere ability to win elections does not in the least demonstrate the legitimacy of anyone's position, else the Nazis and Hamas would be acceptable parties today. And the proof of the pudding in CA shows that the whole thing is collapsing like a shaken souffle.

    • July 12, 2012

      Yes you may be right on that part but thats just a dream that most people wont ever achieve to live in San Diego. Why pay high taxes, high home prices, high gas prices, horribly high water bills etc etc.I moved away after 40 years and havent looked back. I hated the way politics have gone the higher and higher taxes and utilities. I make more money have my home paid for on 11 acres and enjoy vacations to where ever I want. And yes a even have a second home now in Hawaii, much better then the drab cloudy marine layer days in SD. California is over rated.

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    February 14, 2011

    1. Think how much ag output would have increased had all those farmers had water.
    2. Whaddya mean you're not going to argue? You just did!
    3. Now you're just being snotty.
    4. This makes no sense.

    Again, thanks for playing!

    • April 17, 2011

      Pity he didn't bring a full deck to the table.

      But Diane, much as I appreciated this post, you really need to fill me in on that story from Oakland's Markham Elementary, Google won't give me anything newer than Jan 27.

      thanks
      -Kevin

  7. February 14, 2011

    Gotta pretty much agree. A beautiful state filled with the mentally insane. TV? You gotta be kiddin me- if not for Fox/Cspan/Sports and the History channel I would get rid of it. When I go to the gym I am accosted by Reality TV-Bravo is particularly vile what with The Wives of every city imaginable- slutcity everywhere and valueless cheats, greedy gossipers and vapid dialogue. And we wonder why our children have such warped values? I have lived in Califronia 55 years except my time in the service and to say it resembles anything I can remember is a huge stretch. I and my wife homeschool our two young children and plan on leaving when we can.

    • April 17, 2011

      I left for Nevada in 2005, unfortunately the liberal disease is seeping into NV as well.

  8. February 14, 2011

    –Drove up the coast in '09 through the Central Valley- couldnt believe the devastation I saw- if this were a different regime in Washington-Sacramento that situation would be on the frontpage and MSM and blamed on conservatives probably even though its all enviro-liberal insanity. You see for the left what matters is the 'earth" not People. As far as Moonbeam goes-what can I say- he's really Arnold with anorexia- as skelator keeps "Coming Back"-I'll Be Back! No this state is a basket case and I think just like a druggie or alcoholic its going to take a huge hitting bottom for the changes needed to begin. Mr. Reagan has got to be spinning in his grave.

    • February 15, 2011

      A) You can't drive up the coast through the central valley. You are either in the central valley or on the coast (or in the mountains).

      B) What "devastation" did you see?

      • February 15, 2011

        Well if you want to be picky- yes I drove up to the Central Valley- but to be fair to me- this is how I did it- I am sure I am not unique "I drove up the coast and then inward to the Central Valley"- believe its done quite frequently- there are quite a few routes to go that way. Now, does that satisfy your curiosity? Hope that helps you- although I personally believe its irrelevant.—You ask about devastation- okay I drove to San Jose frequently during the mid-2000's for business and would see lush farmland and people working the farms- this last time I saw the same farmlands dry- unused and with signs stating "Congress created dustbowl"–also the unemployment rate for the area has skyrocketed. If your interested ( I question whether you would be) here is an article by Victor Davis Hanson http://victorhanson.com/articles/hanson121610.htm… on some of what he saw in this region he has happened to live in for his whole life. He also has many articles on his website or you could google him to get an insiders perspective on the devastation happening to that area. Have a good day.

        • February 15, 2011

          Numerous problems with Hanson's take:
          - Fresno county never had a thriving "upper-middle" class. I remember driving through there about 30 years ago as a kid. Looks the same today.
          - Hanson attributes widespread unemployment to improvements in farm technology. How can we blame the "left" for farmers who seek more efficient means of bring thier product to market?
          - As pointed out above, ag output has increased over the years in CA. There's no "dust bowl" as we still provide nearly 90 percent of the nation's ag goods (excepting livestock).
          - Illegal immigrants are employed by businesses. If employers were not hiring them, they would stay in Mexico/Central America. If there were no demand, there would be no supply. But Hanson tells us businesses are already over-regulated….

          • February 15, 2011

            Interesting take- not common one though. Even the liberal actor Paul Rodriguez has noted the devastation. I think I will take Hanson's word- seems more legit. The smelt issue has caused devastation. Many illegals are employed- many are not. The unemployment rate has skyrocketed http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2649850/…. I suppose we could do this all day- the back and forth- but I see what I see up there and trust the statistics.

  9. February 14, 2011

    I can relate to what Diane is saying as the "Leftist" have us outnumbered. One only need look at the San Fran area as an example of the future of CA. Physically, the area is beautiful but is getting delapated as a result of the Liberals. You come out of a decent restaurnat in the city with your family and a one person is sleeping in the front of the place on the sidewalk and you take 4 steps and some guy is peeing on a bunch of other bums. San Diego and Orange Country remain (somewhat) GOP strongholds. CA does have it's fair share of problems….like most states. The question is, how do you educate those suffering from Liberaltardation?!?

    • April 17, 2011

      Similar to Detroit and other cities controlled by liberals. To be honest, I lean more to the left on many social issues, but lean right especially when faced with the dire threat of liberals siding with Islamofasciests.

  10. February 14, 2011

    Live in East Sacramento (no, I'm not a state worker). Doing pretty well, actually. Aside from occasional traffic, no real complaints that I can blame on anyone but myself. I can sail my boat in SF bay one day, and go skiing the next.

    Put it this way. Take away all the blogs you read, ideological books, TV and all of that. How is the state "dying" from your own tangible reality? It's not in mine. The rest of the country (read: red states — flyover country to many of us) isn't all that important to me. I'm happy. Been all over the country and am frankly estatic that I live here and not Texas, Nevada, Arizona, etc…Don't mean to sound snotty but there's a certain amount of anti-Ca attitude coming from the right that I find amusing, but irritating at the same time.

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      February 14, 2011

      Did you not read some of the other comments here? Especially the one from Mr. Veca? Do you not see the tremendous problem Gov. Moonbeam is facing? You seem to be saying that because you can (still afford to) go sailing, all is well.

      I sincerely wish your fantasy was the reality, I really, really do.

      • February 15, 2011

        Diane – unless people are directly affected, they tend to think everything is ok. I agree with you.

    • February 15, 2011

      Sounds like you live a wonderfully insulated life which is a great deal for you. Only in America hey! BUT some day you may? see a difference and something tells me you will look back and question your own indifference. I could be wrong but…–The fact is other peoples money is running out and businesses are leaving. Sure, certain areas are presently immune from the effects but I dont believe for long. We will see. For me its only a matter of time before I leave. Good luck and for your sake I hope you are correct and it doesnt effect you- but I woudnt bet on it.

  11. February 14, 2011

    Mr. Veca choose to pack up and move — that's his choice and more power to him. Gov. Brown is indeed facing problems — that you've already written him and our state off is unfortunate, yet again, your perogative.

    I work hard and am good at what I do. No fantasy, it's reality. It's the reality of all of my friends and family. I have one friend who went through a foreclosure after a divorce — she's ok now from what I understand — other than that, people I know are employed and doing well. The reality for others is less desirable. But isn't blaming others for bad circumstances something that the "right" blames the left for? And isn't that what all the anti-ca is about — blaming others (i.e., the left, illegals — even Hollywood)?

    In my experience, hard work and (at least for the last few years) good decisions has paid off. Aside from trivial annoyances (traffic, slightly higher cost of living and taxes), ca is still the place for me.

    Hope you have a happy V-day, Diane.

    • April 17, 2011

      Tricky, indeed you do lead an insulated life. I lived in CA for 52 years, and left when I realized that the liberals wanted to destroy California's economic base, and the Federal government. We still have two homes in CA, one is a rental, and the other is ours free and clear. We will sell both if Prop. 13 is revoked.

      Frankly, I am sick of the sedition flowing from the liberal left. You claim to work hard, I did not often see this in the liberals who surrounded me at the community college level. It was all hate Bush, hate the USA and peace will overcome Muslim hate. BS. This is insanity, and I knew I had to leave.

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    February 14, 2011

    Hard work and good decisions pay off at the state level too. Unfortunately, we have a legacy of bad decisions from the leftists in control (who yes, keep getting voted in; as I said, that's part of the tragedy). The reality is that the state is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. This has absolutely nothing to do with your hard work or talent. The fact – the reality – is that whatever benefits you are accruing from your hard work and talent would be more bountiful elsewhere. If it weren't for the (increasingly) few people like you who don't mind paying for everyone else, the state would already be completely in the dumper.

    The writing is on the wall; it's only a matter of time. The reality, again, is that Moonbeam is bringing nothing to the table to solve this. I would love him to prove me wrong. But there is no evidence whatsoever to suggest he will. That's not "writing him off" – that's being realistic based on his record.

    I have had a delightful Valentine's Day, and thanks for the wishes.

  13. April 19, 2011

    There's a reason why you're a "former television news writer/producer" and "lives with her family in Los Angeles" (I read parents) and now have to resort to blogging nonsense like this. Fox is all full up. Don't let the door hit cha' ….

    Mystic

  14. April 26, 2011

    If you're going to attempt to sound smarter than others, you might start by actually reading what's been written.
    I said absolutely nothing about green companies, you twit. I was commenting on the governmental policies that "greens" have convinced the government in Sacramento to pass for the last generation.

    And in a vain attempt to convince you to remove your Democrat blinders, i defy you to show that I have any allegiances to any political party. Are you truly that benighted, or brainwashed, to think that the only people who think CA has been sold down the river are rich or politically motivated by naked greed?

  15. April 26, 2011

    Proof of inbreeding there, I'd say…

    Point of grammar; your second ellipsis should be a semi-colon.

    • April 26, 2011

      Ah, the fallacious ad hom attacks again. intrcptr2, you are correct, however ellipses are only used to omit statements within quotes, and in MLA they are to have a space between. . . . The period remains if included in the quote.

  16. April 30, 2011

    Here’s an idea for you whiners! How about you all just leave , get the F out and go back to the hole you crawled out of…..and take the foreigners with you. Signed, a 4′th gen. Calif. Native.

  17. July 1, 2011

    Californians are smug. Look at all these comments , it’s either your way or you play victims. Them there’s the d-bag who pulls his degree card like others actually care. Just because you have a piece of paper doesn’t make you right in every argument . I know so many people who have an over the top degree and not a lick of common sense, mainly because of their cocky attitudes. East has California done to help this country and not theirselves ? Environmentalist are one of the reasons we’re struggling compared to countries like China. Remember closing all the precious mineral mines in north CA ? Because of that Chinas become the biggest supplier now of the precious metals needed to make things like night-vision and infrared for our soldiers but now we pay 10x as much because we can’t be self reliant. Obviously not everything enviromentalist do is bad , I don’t agree with global warming mainly because somebodies getting rich off it and that alone tells you there no different than any conservative .

  18. May 16, 2013

    Bicker amongst yourselves about it. I'm moving in July. Done with this state, was stupid to move here. Make all the weak comparisons you want to defend California, but in the end, the facts speak for themselves.

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      You Californication Screw Kings and Queens are so up on yourselves yet have no idea what's happening in the real world. Can't wait until the entire Pacific Coast falls into the ocean opening up a whole new, real-thinking conservative America.

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