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  • waddawhat2002 waddawhat2002 Dec 16, 2012 1:31 PM Flag

    The real reason why California is being destroyed

    It is not because the California rich don't pay their fair share. Quite the contrary.
    It is not even because of the influx of legal and illegal Mexicans. Texas has the same thing and their state is prospering not being destroyed.

    Everybody wants to blame the Mexicams but the real reason California is being destroyed is because of all of those white entitled government workers. 200K for a cop in SF? 100K fire fighters. 100K teachers. 100K lifeguards. 100K administrators. No chance of getting fired. Insane benefits. Retire early and F everybody else who foots the bill.

    The liberals from all over the mid west flock to that state. They have a college degree so of course they "deserve" to be paid well regardless of what they are doing. They are "doing good". They don't even care that their state is being sucked dry, they just want their money.

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    • wad
      I'm not having a major issue with the salaries, no doubt though, the pension plans are very generous.

      I disagree as to the why Cali has lost the glitter.
      I have a bigger problem with budget waste, spending money on ridiculous things. The high speed rail that passed the election is a good example.
      My biggest beef against Cali is the fact that they have grown opposed to big business, particularly manufacturing. They have driven to many good paying jobs away to other states.... why ? Then, they want to argue in favor of the high speed rail saying it will bring jobs.

      Idiots if you ask me.

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