There Is No California

California

VDH:

Driving across California is like going from Mississippi to Massachusetts without ever crossing a state line.

Consider the disconnects: California’s combined income and sales taxes are among the nation’s highest, but the state’s annual deficit is still about $16 billion. It is estimated that more than 2,000 upper-income Californians are leaving per week to flee high taxes and costly regulations, yet the state government wants to raise taxes even higher. California’s business climate already ranks near the bottom in most surveys. Its teachers are among the highest paid, on average, in the nation, but its public-school students consistently test near the bottom of the nation in both math and science.

1 Comment

  1. @Rudel, August 20, 2012 at 5:25 am: “No one on the Internet has ever busted my rib cage with a nightstick, as a San Francisco cop did back in 1986.”

    Well deserved, I’m sure.

    It was for solicitation of a prostitute — your mom.

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