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Hey, Californians: What the heck is going on out there?

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When I was a grade school age student, California was generally regarded as a utopia that everyone should aspire to.

I moved there in 1986 and found it to be an irrigated desert with WAAAY too many people. Moved out again after four months.

Now, we see
-wild fires raging through almost the whole year,
-brown outs because the power grid is apparently failing and
-government officials refusing to allow minimum freedoms to their subjects while flaunting their own privilege.

This is not even calling out the mountains of used hypodermic needles, the homeless crises, the ridiculously high taxes and the aging infrastructure.

The last time I flew into LAX, it was like a trip in the Way Back Machine to the 80's.

How is this socialist experiment working for you all?
 

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In fairness, the wildfires primarily result from a combination of climate change and moronic federal forestry policies. But yeah, as for the rest of the *&^^show, it's what happens when one party rules and has no checks on it -- it just goes off a cliff. Our nation really does better when multiple philosophies vie for supremacy and compromise in the middle, not when we run roughsod over one view and give the other its entire wishlist.
 

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In fairness, the wildfires primarily result from a combination of climate change and moronic federal forestry policies. But yeah, as for the rest of the *&^^show, it's what happens when one party rules and has no checks on it -- it just goes off a cliff. Our nation really does better when multiple philosophies vie for supremacy and compromise in the middle, not when we run roughsod over one view and give the other its entire wishlist.

the wildfires primarily result from a combination of climate change

What "Climate change"?

The west has been DRY for eons?

Whats changed is, Calif has about 40 million people!!!!

Holy ****!!!!
 

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In fairness, the wildfires primarily result from a combination of climate change and moronic federal forestry policies. But yeah, as for the rest of the *&^^show, it's what happens when one party rules and has no checks on it -- it just goes off a cliff. Our nation really does better when multiple philosophies vie for supremacy and compromise in the middle, not when we run roughsod over one view and give the other its entire wishlist.

This is nonsense. This is happening because of climate change, period.

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This is nonsense. This is happening because of climate change, period.

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So, I guess they in Calif built all those aqueducts a long time ago for nothing?
 

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I have lived all of my 83 years in California (in Los Angeles since the 1940s).

Yes, California has changed dramatically.

Because of massive immigration (both legal and undocumented) since the 1970s, it is now a solidly blue state.

It has often been said that as California goes, so goes the nation.

That is an accurate statement, I believe.

California today is a harbinger of what the entire nation will look like in a few more decades.
 

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I have lived all of my 83 years in California (in Los Angeles since the 1940s).

Yes, California has changed dramatically.

Because of massive immigration (both legal and undocumented) since the 1970s, it is now a solidly blue state.

It has often been said that as California goes, so goes the nation.

That is an accurate statement, I believe.

California today is a harbinger of what the entire nation will look like in a few more decades.

Yup. Climate change gonna make the rona look like a Trump rally.
 

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I have lived all of my 83 years in California (in Los Angeles since the 1940s).

Yes, California has changed dramatically.

Because of massive immigration (both legal and undocumented) since the 1970s, it is now a solidly blue state.

It has often been said that as California goes, so goes the nation.

That is an accurate statement, I believe.

California today is a harbinger of what the entire nation will look like in a few more decades.

You got it parser!


Look What Diane Feinstein said in 1996 during Immigration debate?

"A population and cultural 'Armageddon' for her state"(where 1/3 of new immigrants were settling)
 

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When I was a grade school age student, California was generally regarded as a utopia that everyone should aspire to.

I moved there in 1986 and found it to be an irrigated desert with WAAAY too many people. Moved out again after four months.

Now, we see
-wild fires raging through almost the whole year,
-brown outs because the power grid is apparently failing and
-government officials refusing to allow minimum freedoms to their subjects while flaunting their own privilege.

This is not even calling out the mountains of used hypodermic needles, the homeless crises, the ridiculously high taxes and the aging infrastructure.

The last time I flew into LAX, it was like a trip in the Way Back Machine to the 80's.

How is this socialist experiment working for you all?

I moved away from CA in June 2019. Been happy in Idaho since. CA has got worse since I moved away.
 

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You will not see scientists make that statement. But this is the same BS Democrats always keep pulling.

Scientists have been making that statement for a while now. It’s not even a little controversial.
 

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When I was a grade school age student, California was generally regarded as a utopia that everyone should aspire to.

I moved there in 1986 and found it to be an irrigated desert with WAAAY too many people. Moved out again after four months.

Now, we see
-wild fires raging through almost the whole year,
-brown outs because the power grid is apparently failing and
-government officials refusing to allow minimum freedoms to their subjects while flaunting their own privilege.

This is not even calling out the mountains of used hypodermic needles, the homeless crises, the ridiculously high taxes and the aging infrastructure.

The last time I flew into LAX, it was like a trip in the Way Back Machine to the 80's.

How is this socialist experiment working for you all?

What happened is what was intended and predicted. The Democrats and Republicans, including Bush and McCain, turned their heads as millions of illegal aliens poured across the border. Those illegal aliens had many children (more than whites do, by far) and those children now vote and vote Democrat because they are used to the welfare state.

Jesus Christ wouldn't win office in California if he ran as a Republican. We now have sissies and Marxists like Garcetti and Newsom running the state and state employees being paid 100K plus a year and retiring at 55 and as a result cannot afford basic services. The Atlases are fleeing, leaving even less money The druggies and derelicts have taken over many cities, even outlying areas and ares sleeping on the grounds of shopping centers and no one can do a thing about it. To "reduce" crime, they passed a law that theft of under $950.00 is a misdemeanor,which means the police won't go out and the criminals all know this.

THAT is what happened to this once great state. What happened is Democrats took over.
 

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Climate is not changing in CA. That is the Democrats fake news.

Hi Robert,

Politics do not shape the weather. Lack of politics shape the weather.

Climate change is a fact, weather we like it or not. Also n California. At least the Democrats try to do something about it. The republicans stick there hands in the sand as always, because oh oh oh what if my shares go down 2%. All short term politics, none constructive idealism and The Trumpet has never done anything to help America. Never.

Joey
 

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I moved away from CA in June 2019. Been happy in Idaho since. CA has got worse since I moved away.

Now you're in crowded Meridian where so many Californians are coming?(LOL)
 

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Hi Robert,

Politics do not shape the weather. Lack of politics shape the weather.

Climate change is a fact, weather we like it or not. Also n California. At least the Democrats try to do something about it. The republicans stick there hands in the sand as always, because oh oh oh what if my shares go down 2%. All short term politics, none constructive idealism and The Trumpet has never done anything to help America. Never.

Joey

Politics do not shape the weather.

Hold on... I'm told that there's a difference between weather and climate all the time from the left?


Climate change is a fact, weather we like it or not

What change, there was a lot of semi desert and desert in Calif for many moons?
 
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