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    California vs Texas and Kansas


    At the other end is California, with among the nationís highest taxes, especially on the wealthy; toughest regulations, particularly when it comes to the environment; most ambitious healthcare system, that insures more than 12 million poor Californians, in partnership with Medicaid; and high wages.
    So according to conservative doctrine, Kansas and Texas ought to be booming, and California ought to be in the pits.Actually, itís just the opposite.For several years, Kansasís rate of economic growth has been the worst in the nation. Last year its economy actually shrank.
    Texas hasnít been doing all that much better. Its rate of job growth has been below the national average. Retail sales are way down. The value of Texas exports has been dropping.But what about so-called over-taxed, over-regulated, high-wage California?California leads the nation in the rate of economic growth ó more than twice the national average. If it were a separate nation it would now be the sixth largest economy in the world. Its population has surged to 39 million (up 5 percent since 2010).

    Here is why Robert Reich thinks California will become a nation within a nation

    California always does it better.


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    California's debt almost $500 billion
    Texas debt half that at $270 billion
    Kansas at $26 billion.

    Your lies and new math don't add up - liberal. Tell the complete truth when you post once and a while.




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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertLafollet View Post

    At the other end is California, with among the nation’s highest taxes, especially on the wealthy; toughest regulations, particularly when it comes to the environment; most ambitious healthcare system, that insures more than 12 million poor Californians, in partnership with Medicaid; and high wages.
    So according to conservative doctrine, Kansas and Texas ought to be booming, and California ought to be in the pits.Actually, it’s just the opposite.For several years, Kansas’s rate of economic growth has been the worst in the nation. Last year its economy actually shrank.
    Texas hasn’t been doing all that much better. Its rate of job growth has been below the national average. Retail sales are way down. The value of Texas exports has been dropping.But what about so-called over-taxed, over-regulated, high-wage California?California leads the nation in the rate of economic growth — more than twice the national average. If it were a separate nation it would now be the sixth largest economy in the world. Its population has surged to 39 million (up 5 percent since 2010).

    Here is why Robert Reich thinks California will become a nation within a nation

    California always does it better.

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    For one thing, taxes enable states to invest their people.
    What?!?!??!!!???

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    California population growth is all illegal. The only real thing keeping them afloat is Silicon Valley. Business is fleeing the taxes and regulations, and coming here to Texas to boot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dana View Post
    What?!?!??!!!???
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    The characteristics between this poster and our favorite muslim are coming together like a potpourri.




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    He's correct, on the surface.

    And now for the rest of the story:

    Economic Growth -- Blue States vs. Red States | National Review

    The Texas economy has been negatively affected by the price of oil. However, with the massive new discovery there, this is going to be very short term particularly with an energy friendly government finally in office.

    California's unemployment, crime, poverty and debt problems continue to be the real story there. A few doing very well, a lot doing poorly and being swamped by illegal immigration, that's the real story.

    The white middle class continues to flee the place because wages don't begin to cover the cost of living, particularly housing and taxes.

    Kansas? Who the hell wants to live in Kansas? It is a climate hell. Of course that affects the economy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daily Bread View Post
    The characteristics between this poster and our favorite muslim are coming together like a potpourri.

    La Raza and the muslim invaders use the same tactics. Said this for decades.
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    Better check the figures again...Oct 2016 for example Texas unemployment dropped again to 4.7% while Calif's was at 5.5%. In Sept Texas led the nation in job growth...at over 38,000.

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