Californians – Are You Getting the Message?
I don’t intend to pick on Californians but news of yet another uncontrolled wildfire (this time in the north) causes me to again pose this question: Why do you live there?
Your state has received numerous signals in recent years that the economic path set by your government leads to failure.
One-fourth to one-third of your public economic resources are wasted on people who don’t even belong in this country. Bloat, taxes, cuts, more taxes, more cuts, it never ends. The recurrent natural disasters (with the “big one” yet to come) are like a slap in the face. Accept them as a further incentive to find a better future for yourselves.
How much more hard truth is needed to spur you into decisive action? Do you want to define your own economic destiny? Or do you enjoy having it imposed on you by others? Elections aren’t changing things – you just lurch from one set of incompetents to the next. The party affiliation makes little difference. Unfortunately for us, you send some of them to Washington, to spread the “tax and spend” mentality. Please don’t do that anymore. We watch your state and (I hope) vow to never let it happen here.
Stuck in place Californians – you are the Tough Money Love “fools of finance” for this week. I am afraid that you will be winning this award often.
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