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Golden State turns to lead,
now leads poverty rankings

Daily Caller, by Neil Munro

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/16/2012 10:45:52 AM

The Golden State has fallen on hard times, with a poverty rate that is now twice as bad as West Virginia’s and substantially worse than the rates of poverty in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas, according to a new measure of poverty developed by the federal Census Bureau. Democrat-run California earned its last-place rank under the federal government’s new measure of poverty, which incorporates more detailed analyses of welfare payments and the local costs of food, gasoline and housing. (View the new census data report) The state’s costs are boosted by its environmental and workplace regulations,

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That´s what being ruled by leftists and allowing the unrestricted flow of illegals will get you. It is extremely sad to see a state so rich in natural resources (most especially the farmland) be destroyed by politics.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: msctex1, 11/16/2012 10:48:46 AM     (No. 9018327)

Texas? Seriously? Close the damned border and see what happens to our poverty rate.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/16/2012 10:52:00 AM     (No. 9018344)

How special...Libs failures are everyones nightmare!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 11/16/2012 10:54:01 AM     (No. 9018349)

The sad things is the folks that voted for this disaster are the ones wealthy enough to move and destroy another state.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kono, 11/16/2012 11:07:52 AM     (No. 9018398)

Gee, no kidding. And the Dems have the governor and a super-majority the assembly AND the senate.

(So the economic condition of the state is about to get worse... much worse.)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 11/16/2012 11:08:53 AM     (No. 9018402)

re #5 -- that should say in the assembly...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jrldev, 11/16/2012 11:21:43 AM     (No. 9018428)

Whatr else is new? You could have asked any tax payer California American citizen(except our two Senators( that question and saved the census cost to the govrnment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: formerNYer, 11/16/2012 11:34:01 AM     (No. 9018452)

Anybody think that if the PRK was run by Republicans, that the alphabet networks would be running story after story about how the Republicans have mismanaged the economy?

Buts since its being run and mismanaged by the sacred democRATS, they remain silent.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/16/2012 11:34:26 AM     (No. 9018454)

No surprise. I wouldn´t care what happens to CA except for the fact that we will be asked to bail them out. They will then continue on their merry way spending and taxing until they need another bailout.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kerryman, 11/16/2012 11:40:39 AM     (No. 9018470)

A Reagan story was that if the Communist´s took over the Sahara Desert nothing would happen for 50 years and then there would be a shortage of sand.

QED

Semper Fi

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Reply 10 - Posted by: arcady, 11/16/2012 11:48:53 AM     (No. 9018496)

As California goes....
We better hope the old saying is wrong!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: krause, 11/16/2012 12:01:23 PM     (No. 9018538)

Well, another tax increase and they can fix this!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: alloysteel, 11/16/2012 12:37:06 PM     (No. 9018634)

California has become Greece.

And soon, shall we all.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 11/16/2012 1:01:46 PM     (No. 9018696)

Just award California the dingy, tainted, tarnished, dirty Detroit Trophy for turning itself into another run-down, dependent, democrap-hole, marvelously failed experiment in Socialism!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dvc, 11/16/2012 1:19:39 PM     (No. 9018731)

Import and breed enough third world human refuse and criminals long enough and you can wreck anything.

Of course, communism destroys everything it infects, so here is one more example.

Frankly, the biggest problem is failure to quarantine the infected masses fleeing this sewer and Californicating other states. Now they are moving to Colorado, Montana, and other states and the infection spreads.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: otronome, 11/16/2012 1:20:49 PM     (No. 9018735)

My good friend works in a non-union support job in Oakland school district K-6). Several teachers at her school are almost exclusively working on union matters that have nothing to do with teaching students. The school which is considered middle-of-pack for the horribly performing district has about 30% population of students who are functionally illiterate in English and about another 30% who speak English but are several grade levels below those to which they are assigned. Average compensation for about 200 days of work per year is about $130k of which 40% is non salary (golden) benefit package cost. School runs pre-pre school, pre-school, after school, breakfast, lunch programs. Dozens of of no teaching personnel in baby sitting and cafeterai jobs

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/16/2012 1:36:17 PM     (No. 9018776)

Just heard on the radio yesterday that the Democrats now have a super majority in both state houses and with Moonbeam as governor the Republicans can not stop anything they want to do. So get ready for massive new tax increases on everyone, more deficit spending on top of the $384 billion state debt as of today and poverty will increase at exponential rates. Barackoclaus and his Elf Governor Moonbeam will be the great heros. People vote Democrat because they want something from the government and they know Democrats will give it to them, no problem. They want people to be dependent on government, and they are becoming more dependent as evidenced by the statistics.
For Democrats, poverty means job security in their political careers.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: NYBruin, 11/16/2012 1:38:16 PM     (No. 9018779)

It´s the rich people´s fault for not paying their fair share.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: frenesi1, 11/16/2012 3:30:31 PM     (No. 9019051)

Who cares? They voted in poverty so let them enjoy it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 11/17/2012 9:46:49 AM     (No. 9020357)

California will continue to bleed job creators and skilled workers until Moonbeam signs an Executive Order making it against the law. Details could include no exiting the state by private vehicle, or with more than $10 in your pocket.

When people are willing to walk out broke, he´ll have to build a wall with armed guards.

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