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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-04-09 11:45 AM
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The crisis is so deep that Professor Kenneth Starr, who has written an acclaimed history of the state, recently declared: "California is on the verge of becoming the first failed state in America."
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  -'Will California become America's first failed state?' (UK Observer, Oct 4) Jackeens  Oct-03-09 07:16 PM   #0 
  - Unless Arizona beats them to it.  Catshrink   Oct-03-09 07:19 PM   #1 
  - These are the consequences of electing Greedy Oily Pigs  47of74   Oct-03-09 07:20 PM   #2 
  - No, this is the consequence of allowing Dick Cheney  EFerrari   Oct-04-09 11:25 AM   #25 
  - If California collapses, the US economy will also be dragged down with it.  Selatius   Oct-03-09 07:20 PM   #3 
  - amen. 10% of the US lives in CA.  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-04-09 11:16 AM   #17 
  - "WILL"? It already IS!  Odin2005   Oct-03-09 07:20 PM   #4 
  - One down,forty nine to go? Sad !  virgogal   Oct-03-09 07:21 PM   #5 
  - Washington will soon be on it's way if Tim Eyman has anything to say about it.  Salviati   Oct-03-09 07:28 PM   #6 
  - Eyman's winter heating plan:  Turbineguy   Oct-03-09 07:54 PM   #12 
  - Take a look at Mississippi or Oklahoma and tell me again who has failed.  slampoet   Oct-03-09 07:32 PM   #7 
  - What's going on in Oklahoma?  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-04-09 11:16 AM   #18 
  - Very plausibly but from lemons come lemonaide  TheKentuckian   Oct-03-09 07:33 PM   #8 
  - They should dig up Howard Jarvis  izquierdista   Oct-03-09 07:36 PM   #9 
  - They cut their throats with Proposition 13. nt  Selatius   Oct-03-09 07:41 PM   #10 
  - That happened long ago  Turbineguy   Oct-03-09 07:55 PM   #13 
  - The only thing wrong with Prop. 13 is the ease with which commercial properties can be transferred  slackmaster   Oct-04-09 11:15 AM   #16 
  - "Los Angeles now has a poverty rate of 20%"  Nikki Stone1   Oct-03-09 07:42 PM   #11 
  - And the roads are bumpy. Can't we afford some repaving?  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-04-09 11:17 AM   #19 
     - We got the same problem down here  tjwash   Oct-04-09 11:24 AM   #23 
     - Yeah, SD's roads suck too  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-04-09 11:33 AM   #26 
     - Obviously not. Nor can we afford new pipes for the water system.  Nikki Stone1   Oct-04-09 05:16 PM   #35 
  - If this were about Texas, the thread would have 600 replies and 900 recs.  texasleo   Oct-04-09 02:44 AM   #14 
  - Might have something to do with that secession stuff?  NNN0LHI   Oct-04-09 11:53 AM   #30 
  - Give us back the fucking money you stole from California in 2001and we might cut you some slack.  tjwash   Oct-04-09 12:07 PM   #32 
  - DC was the first failed state, Puerto Rico the second.  bananas   Oct-04-09 11:12 AM   #15 
  - Bullshit massaged by vultures  omega minimo   Oct-04-09 11:19 AM   #20 
  - The kind of credibility that accompanies quoting Ken Starr.  EFerrari   Oct-04-09 11:23 AM   #22 
     - yup -- and Make Way For The Privatizers!!! Ever heard of Repuke Failure LIHOP? Anyone?  omega minimo   Oct-04-09 11:25 AM   #24 
     - KEVIN Starr  lolly   Oct-04-09 11:42 AM   #27 
        - . . .  EFerrari   Oct-04-09 11:45 AM   #28 
  - On the list of failed fucked up states in the U.S., I think California is way down on the list.  tjwash   Oct-04-09 11:22 AM   #21 
  - You know what we call that around here?  MindPilot   Oct-04-09 11:50 AM   #29 
     - It looks like the journalist mixed up his attribution or, he did it on purpose.  EFerrari   Oct-04-09 12:03 PM   #31 
        - whatever his name is, he doesn't now what the fuck he is talking about.  tjwash   Oct-04-09 12:17 PM   #33 
           - The right wing whackjobs have to knock California. It's just part of their routine. n/t  EFerrari   Oct-04-09 12:57 PM   #34 

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