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Forget Sun, Sea and Surf: California Is The 'Most Hated State' - Especially Among Republicans
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | February 25, 2012 | DAMIEN GAYLE

Posted on 02/25/2012 9:24:06 PM PST by Steelfish

Forget Sun, Sea and Surf: California Is The 'Most Hated State' - Especially Among Republicans By DAMIEN GAYLE 25th February 2012

It is the home of Hollywood, Disneyland, Silicon Valley, and all manner of strange and beautiful people. But a new poll reveals that California, the most populous state in the U.S., is also the most disliked of all.

Republicans harboured the most intense dislike for the Golden State, according to the survey, which showed opinions of states was a partisan issue that had a gender divide.

Where dreams are made: But Hollywood, the beating heart of the U.S. entertainment industry, could not improve Americans' opinions of California

Public Policy Polling asked Americans in all 50 states about their impression of each state.

California finished dead last, with only 27 per cent of Americans saying they viewed the state favourably and 42 per cent saying they had an unfavorable opinion of it.

Hawaii was the favorite state, with 54 per cent of Americans saying they had a favourable view, and only 10 per cent viewing the Aloha State negatively.

Republicans said Texas and Alaska were their favorite states, while Democrats liked Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 02/25/2012 9:24:12 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Putting politics aside...I actually love California. I have some family there. I’m fascinated by the flora. The sea is just lovely and there are many attractions.


2 posted on 02/25/2012 10:06:05 PM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Steelfish

About the only people moving to the failed state of CA is illegals. It will soon be like Greece.


3 posted on 02/25/2012 10:06:21 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Steelfish
Republicans also disliked Illinois, which Barack Obama represented in the Senate before being elected President, and Massachusetts, home of the Kennedys.

Don't forget Mitt. You don't have to hate it for just on reason.

4 posted on 02/25/2012 10:47:22 PM PST by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Steelfish

California once gave the nation Ronald Reagan and the tax revolution sparked by Prop. 13. Now it leads the way in unhinged environmental legislation and public sector unions suing to keep citizens from voting on government pension reform.


5 posted on 02/25/2012 10:54:58 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Winstons Julia

People living with frigid, icy winters, where everything appears like a gloomy grave yard for months on end, and those living with choking hot summers with uninhabitable humidity, with bugs the size of sparrows, hate California.

lol..


6 posted on 02/25/2012 11:03:56 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

I don’t hate California. I think it has much natural beauty and interesting weather.

I just strongly dislike the people who live there.


7 posted on 02/25/2012 11:12:02 PM PST by womanvet (Santo thinks the fellow at the right hand of the Father asks Himself, "What would Ricky do?")
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To: Steelfish

It is a beautiful state with great weather, beaches, forests, mountains, lakes, etc.

It is rotting out morally and economically from within due to a takeover by leftist, statist authoritarians.

Sooner or later, Atlas in California will shrug. Hopefully their failure will cause some to rethink our present national course at some point in time.


8 posted on 02/25/2012 11:16:21 PM PST by JustTheTruth
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To: Steelfish

I love my state, I Just hate the people who live here. Its like the acid was put in the water in the 60s and every ones parents or they took it. Idiots. At least I live In A county that is solidly red... For now.


9 posted on 02/25/2012 11:17:47 PM PST by crazydad
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To: dragnet2

I don’t think normal people dislike California because of the weather. I think normal people dislike California due to the overwhelming stupidity and sloth of the majority of the state’s people. I mean, look at who they elect. Obviously there are also a lot of good, decent people still hanging in there but they are in the minority, by a mile.


10 posted on 02/25/2012 11:24:40 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: JustTheTruth
Sooner or later, Atlas in California will shrug. Hopefully their failure will cause some to rethink our present national course at some point in time.

Like the hopeless alcoholic, California needs to wake up one afternoon in a dumpster covered in its own urine and vomit. Only after the state "hits bottom" can it hope to recover. Until then, let's just pray we at least have a solid Republican majority in the House so the nation's taxpayers aren't burdened with bailing out the place and thereby forgiving its sloth and corruption.

11 posted on 02/25/2012 11:30:30 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Steelfish
>>> "Forget Sun, Sea and Surf ...." <<<

Already forgot it: When I want SUN, I go to Florida. When I want SEA, I take my boat out in the Gulf of Mexico. When I want SURF, I go to a local seafood joint and order SURF & Turf.

12 posted on 02/25/2012 11:39:53 PM PST by jmax
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To: Steelfish

I loved vacationing in California when I was there. It is beautiful and has a wide variety of activities to do. Saying that, i would not want to live there for numerous reasons. Yep their politics suck.


13 posted on 02/26/2012 1:27:28 AM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: Steelfish

I lived in CA for years (in the central valley: Merced, then Davis, then Sacramento (Citrus Heights)). I loved it; never a dull moment there. You can grow anything. Thousands of things to do, including for free. Stunning scenery. Gorgeous state.

But....omg what the liberal bastions of SF and LA (and their environs) have done to that lovely state. They’ve positively ruined it as a viable place to either live or, especially, do business.

There is no longer enough money to get me to relocate back to California.


14 posted on 02/26/2012 4:01:41 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: RightOnline

there is enough money to make me move to CA but no one would pay me that much.


15 posted on 02/26/2012 4:06:36 AM PST by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: bravo whiskey

I am a Native Califonia.

The problem is we had abunch of Commies arseholes and Illegals moved here.


16 posted on 02/26/2012 7:25:31 AM PST by troy McClure
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To: Lancey Howard
I think normal people dislike California due to the overwhelming stupidity and sloth of the majority of the state’s people. I mean, look at who they elect.

Ya mean like the people of the U.S. electing Obama?

Got it!

17 posted on 02/26/2012 6:14:15 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: troy McClure
The problem is we had abunch of Commies arseholes and Illegals moved here.

Oh, ya mean like Boxer, Pelosi etc, who are from the east coast, and people like Charlie Manson born and raised in Ohio?

18 posted on 02/26/2012 6:17:42 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Ya mean like the people of the U.S. electing Obama?

Well, we'll see if the US is stupid enough to RE-elect that sick scumbag. And we'll see which states once again attempt to do so overwhelmingly. You know - like California.

19 posted on 02/26/2012 11:07:29 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

You mean like they did with Bush?


20 posted on 02/26/2012 11:41:44 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

California voted for the tax-cutting Bush, who disinfected the Oval Office after Clinton pulled up his pants and vacated, and who also gave the nation Roberts and Alito on the Supreme Court? I don’t think so. I think California voted en masse for the kind of usual sick scumbags they prefer. That would be Gore and Kerry.
Google is your friend.


21 posted on 02/27/2012 1:08:09 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: dragnet2

The problem with California is Californians ...

You know ...

faggots, environazis, socialists, illegal aliens, gun-control freaks, government union thugs, hippies, hollywierdos ...

Diane Feinstein, NAZI Pelousy, Barbara Boxer, Jerry Brown, Cruz Bustamante, Maxine Waters ...

Looks like maybe all that surf and sunshine turns your brains to mush.


22 posted on 02/27/2012 1:57:34 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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