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Nearly half of the nation’s Homeless are in California!
Why in the world does anyone still want to live in California? Great weather and good paying jobs are the two biggest positives that residents often point out, but the high cost of living and the absolutely ridiculous housing prices often eat up all of the extra money that Californians think that they are making. In fact, it was recently reported that it now takes approximately $350,000 a year to live a middle class lifestyle in the city of San Francisco.
If you have a ton of money, it can partially insulate you from the problems that are increasingly ravaging the state, but unless you never go out in public nothing is going to insulate you completely. Cities all over the state are degenerating into drug-infested, crime-ridden hellholes that are literally being overrun by millions of rats. California has some of the worst traffic in the entire world, unchecked illegal immigration is causing a whole host of social problems, and gang activity has become a massive problem. On top of everything else, California is being constantly hit by wildfires, mudslides, earthquakes and other natural disasters. In fact, scientists tell us that it is just a matter of time before “the Big One” hits, and that is probably one of the best reasons to leave California while you still can and never look back.
Yes, there are some California residents that continue to insist that it is a great place to live.
But if California is so wonderful, why have more than half of all California voters “considered leaving the state”? The following comes from the Los Angeles Times…
Just over half of California’s registered voters have considered leaving the state, with soaring housing costs cited as the most common reason for wanting to move, according to a new poll.
Young voters were especially likely to cite unaffordable housing as a reason for leaving, according to the latest latest UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll conducted for the Los Angeles Times. But a different group, conservatives, also frequently suggested they wanted to leave — and for a very different reason: They feel alienated from the state’s political culture.
With the way the state is being run, conservatives have been moving out of California in large numbers for years. In fact, I have a number of really good friends that left the state for political reasons and will never return.
On the other hand, California’s reputation for handing out free goodies has been a magnet for another class of people. Today, almost half of all homeless people in the entire nation live in the state of California, and this has become such a huge crisis that it literally makes headlines all over the globe.
For example, the following comes from an article in a British news source…
Cali Carlisle admits she is a heroin addict — ‘but in a healthy way,’ she insists, even if the visual evidence belies that claim.
Her nose is the brightest shade of red imaginable. She constantly picks at scabs all over her body. Her home is a makeshift bed beneath Interstate 80 in Sacramento.
And Monday was her 26th birthday. Not that you would ever guess. Anyone looking at her would think she is at least 15 years older.
This is the cold, hard reality of the glorious drug lifestyle that so many go to California to experience.
Every year, thousands upon thousands of young people that once had bright futures ahead of them end up on the streets, in prison or dead due to this raging epidemic.
And one of the places where it is the worst is in the capital of the state itself. Not too long ago, a salon owner in Sacramento made headlines all over the nation when her rant about homelessness on social media went viral…
“I just want to tell you what happens when I get to work,” stated Liz Novak, a local salon owner, to the media about what she’s had to deal with trying to conduct business in Sacramento.
“I have to clean up the poop and the pee off of my doorstep. I have to clean-up the syringes. I have to politely ask the people who I care for – I care for these people that are homeless – to move their tents out of the way of the door to my business.”
She ultimately had to move her salon completely because it became clear that things were not going to get better any time soon.
In the state of California today, virtually everything has been defiled.
At one time, California was teeming with natural beauty. But today the entire state has become a trash dumpster, and that includes California’s once pristine beaches. Just check out what Dr. Drew Pinsky recently told Laura Ingraham…
“There is an organization out here called Heal the Bay which keeps tabs on safety of our beaches in Southern California, from Orange County to Ventura. Since the rains last Winter, [Heal the Bay] has been giving our beaches C’s to F’s, and F means completely overrun with fecal bacteria. What comes with that are other things like syringes, Hepatitis A and other infectious diseases.”
On top of everything else, seismic activity is a constant threat.
There have been more than 1,500 earthquakes in California and Nevada over the past 7 days, and these days that is considered to be a slow week.
Of course most of the earthquakes are very small, but scientists assure us that one of these days “the Big One” will hit the state. When that day arrives, the geography of the state will be radically changed, and the death and destruction will be off the charts.
We live at a time when our planet is being greatly shaken, and many believe that what we have seen so far is just the beginning.
The coastline of the state of California lies directly along the infamous “Ring of Fire”, and scientists have been persistently warning us that the San Andreas fault is “locked and loaded” and could possibly “unzip all at once”.
It is such a shame what has happened to the state. California should be one of the most beautiful, prosperous and enjoyable places to live in the entire world
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While the city reportedly had no role in placing the boulders, the San Francisco Public Works Department does not plan to remove them because they don’t block the sidewalk, according to KTVU. SFGATE reached out to the the Public Works Department for more information, but did not get an immediate response.Tactics aimed at keeping homeless individuals off the street are nothing new in San Francisco.
For starters, the White House cited a need for deregulation. Many states and municipalities have zoning rules regarding the construction of both single-family and multifamily homes that have impeded builders’ ability to meet the demand for housing. The resulting housing scarcity has driven up prices. Experts and politicians across the political spectrum have suggested that relaxing such regulations could provide a boost to building activity.
Yours in Freedom,
Bruce ‘the PoorMan’
Noted “Bond King” and investing guru Jeffrey Gundlach is a fan of President Donald Trump and his business-friendly economic policies.
The 2020 Democratic hopefuls … not so much, saying to before laying down a relentless comedy routine crushing top candidates like Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, among others…this is why the Far Left is working so hard to unseat Trump [using a flimsy Ukraine incident to paint the most negative picture…what a bunch of hogwash-they should be investigating their own Joe Biden & Son!]
Typically, Democratic run cities & states are mismanaged…
Despite the fact that the total U.S. economy is still growing, states have not been able to lower their unfunded liabilities. This is not good news given that the rate of growth in the U.S. is starting to slow down,
“I don’t think billionaires should exist,” Sanders told The New York Times. If his tax plan were put into effect, billionaires would lose half their wealth in 15 years, provided all other factors (like their stock prices or business values) remained constant.
California’s New Cradle to Workforce Tracking Program – Precursor to what China does…
The state of California has begun a new program that will track information on children born in the state from the moment of birth until they begin their professional careers, at least. Called Cradle to Career Data System, the program will compile information from every state agency and so-called “partner entities” (staterelated agencies) that the child comes in contact with during the entirety of his childhood. Partner entities include schools, universities and agencies that provide care, aid and services to children. According to the Pasadena Star, the information will be used to “provide appropriate interventions and supports to address disparities in opportunities and improve outcomes for all students.”
Governments must destroy the identity of the individual and subvert him to the mass conscience and control by the state. Carefully chosen words by the establishment are the basis of mass mind control leading to acceptance of force. Until the people accept collectivism under some pretext, they are not docile and subdued.
Following are some examples of doublethink that are common today:
• Anyone under 21 is mentally and emotionally incapable of purchasing or owning a weapon. • High school students should direct our policies on gun control. • President Donald Trump is a dictator and a tyrant. • Trump and Congress need to buck the NRA and take away our guns. • Police are over-militarized and violent and are disproportionally targeting minorities. • Only police should have guns. • “Children” should stay on their parents’ health insurance until age 26. • Pre-teen and teenaged children are capable of choosing their own “gender” and deciding to have an abortion without parental consent. • Russia is our enemy. • Russia is backing the NRA and wants more Americans to be armed
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