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TO MY IGNORANT FRIENDS HERE IN CALIFORNIA
11/3/10 | The Jimmy Z Show

Posted on 11/03/2010 9:15:22 AM PDT by The Jimmy Z Show

I wrote this on my 'alternate' Facebook page - where I keep my friendships with musicians and the like, who are generally good people but have no idea what the hell is going on. I never talk politics there, but what has happened today in CA is a travesty of such enormous proportion, it boggles my already heavily boggled mind. Maybe CA needs to be trashed completely before people wake up. Maybe if they go to the beach one hot summer day, and it's closed, they'll wake up. Maybe if they can't get on the freeway without paying by the mile they'll start to think differently. Liberalism is one thing, but mindless leftist robot voting is another. It's not just ignorant, it's now quite dangerous.

And many of you can laugh and carry on about how crazy voters are here - and they are - but you better be careful because this state has a huge economy, even now as gutted as it is. And CA has the juice to take a lot of the country down with it if we don't get our collective s**t together. Anyway, here's my note to my liberal friends, some of whom are really hot women who will probably hate me now. But I don't care, because I probably should have been speaking up a long, long time ago. Enjoy.

Barbara Boxer: The people of CA, hardest hit by a lack of jobs, re-elected one of the chief architects of this economy that has given us 22% unemployment [CBS News] in our state. I have to ask those of you who voted for her: Don't you !@&$^?! get it? Or you home owners:

When Jerry Brown repeals Prop 13, and your property taxes triple (like they did LAST time under his 'leadership'), will you be upset? If you lose your house, who will you blame?

Now over to Prop 23: When the CA Air Resources Board insists that you pay 25¢ per mile to drive on the freeways [San Jose Mercury News], will you think even for a moment that maybe -- just maybe -- you weren't paying enough attention? Did you even know that C.A.R.B. can do pretty much whatever they like to enforce AB 32, including raising gasoline to $9 per gallon? [According to CARB themselves]. Our state is on the precipice of being completely broke, and the voters just created a perfect storm for these people to finish the once Golden State off. And if you think I'm exaggerating - or making things up - fine, laugh at me. But one day I'm going to follow you to the gas station and laugh at your dumb ass.

I know many of you do not share my political views, but one thing we surely agree on - we love this state. With every election, the voters are making it more and more impossible to live here. Businesses and major corporations are leaving the state. Some of our finest recreation land and parks are being shuttered. Arnold just sold the ?!@$?#?^%?& Orange County Fairground for God's sake! And you voted to keep things going in this same direction? You know I very rarely if ever post politically, because I have a lot of respect for all of you, and I realize that good people do disagree. I know that people on the left and the right both love this country. I know that Republicans and Democrats are both patriotic care about this land. That has not changed.

But what really bothers me, deep down, is that I don't think many voters at all did a little leg work to find out what they were really voting on. You saw a commercial with a mother holding a toddler, who was taking a breath from a large inhaler, and you said "oh we can't have that! No on 23!" I could go on and on - Meg Whitman understands business and how to get things moving again. 22% unemployment! That means that more than 1 in 5 Californians is, at best, unable to find full time work as they used to have. But you voted for Jerry Brown, whose history is there to see. He has said, on his radio show, that our state needs MORE welfare and LESS jobs. He said that - word for word - I'm not making it up. And as stupid as that is, as ridiculous as it is to think that voters would give ol' Jerry Brown a second chance to ruin the state - You did it. You voted him in.

I'm not upset because my 'side' lost. I'm pissed off because CALIFORNIA lost! I'm grieved because my beloved state -- where I have grown up, gone to school, played in the surf, fallen in love, worked hard, enjoyed such great times I could never recreate them in a thousand years -- is crumbling. We are watching the demise of what was once the envy of the nation. Hard working employees are leaving. Soon, there will be government workers and people on welfare, and nothing else. Again, you think I'm exaggerating? Look around you. The state is losing its collective grip on reality.

No, I don't care about politicians - I wasn't so hot on Meg Whitman myself. I have no love for these political leaders on either side. But what happened tonight is that the California voters lost, and they don't even know it. And that's just pathetic.

--Jz


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1 posted on 11/03/2010 9:15:24 AM PDT by The Jimmy Z Show
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

The same applies to GAYsachusetts.


2 posted on 11/03/2010 9:16:42 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

California won’t be getting bailed out and that’s going to force changes.


3 posted on 11/03/2010 9:17:06 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

I live in Commiefornia and I am disgusted. Truly at the naive, ignorant, zombies in this state that either do not have a brain or do not know how to use it. Disgusting. May they get all they deserve here and more.


4 posted on 11/03/2010 9:18:02 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

Sad to say... most of the Conservatives moved out of there and what you have left is a majority of brainwashed, entitlement seeking socialists. I hate to say it, but CA HAS to CRASH and burn before a change takes place....


5 posted on 11/03/2010 9:20:27 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: rockabyebaby

True but, at least, California has sunshine and blue skies.

Massachusetts is a shit hole with grey skies, cold and snow.


6 posted on 11/03/2010 9:21:57 AM PDT by riri
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
mindless leftist robot voting is another. It's not just ignorant, it's now quite dangerous.

Not to mention lazy.

7 posted on 11/03/2010 9:23:36 AM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: rockabyebaby

ditto New York


8 posted on 11/03/2010 9:24:17 AM PDT by Mr. K (All our candidates suck! The media SAYS SO!!)
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To: GOP Poet

and two lesbian commies moved to conyers GA in April. from a life long voting of dems and now they are on California disability payments own a house free and clear because one of their fathers gave them cash to do so when he died.

my sister in law in this case bailed on her own parents when they needed her most in their old age, leaving me to take care of them.


9 posted on 11/03/2010 9:24:40 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: GOP Poet

and two lesbian commies moved to conyers GA in April. from a life long voting of dems and now they are on California disability payments own a house free and clear because one of their fathers gave them cash to do so when he died.

my sister in law in this case bailed on her own parents when they needed her most in their old age, leaving me to take care of them.


10 posted on 11/03/2010 9:24:49 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

Since 1992 with the help of millions of illegal aliens and the departure of much of the white middle class, I, too, have painfully witnessed California’s transition from Reagan Country to a solid blue state whose politics is nearly identical to New York.


11 posted on 11/03/2010 9:25:05 AM PDT by Gen. Burkhalter
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

This might get their attention:

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2010/10/why-california-is-about-to-fall-off.html


12 posted on 11/03/2010 9:25:20 AM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
I understand, (or, "I feel your pain").
While the rest of the nation rolled up their sleeves ready to get some work done, Konnecticut was "0 for 6" in our congressional elections (all 5 Dem reps. and a lib-tard Dem senator)
10+% unemployment and mountains of debt and they played like it's bidness as usual - we don't deserve to be in the same Republic as the rest of the nation - what a bunch of bloody losers in this God-forsaken leftist hell-hole.
If I could get a few bucks for my house I'd move to a Red (read: Real American) state..............
13 posted on 11/03/2010 9:25:29 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

When you post here, you are talking about FRiends. We are like minded. I don’t think anyone that is your FRiend didn’t vote any different than you did.


14 posted on 11/03/2010 9:25:35 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote
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To: cripplecreek

I hope you are right. California was going to/did ask for a bail out. Then, they would probably blame the rest of the country for their problems.


15 posted on 11/03/2010 9:26:01 AM PDT by Humal
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To: riri

The Demoncraps in Michigan got slapped sooo hard yesterday that their F’in Grandchildren will limp!

Republicans now control 100% of Michigan state government!


16 posted on 11/03/2010 9:27:20 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

Thanks Jimmy, good post/rant!


17 posted on 11/03/2010 9:27:30 AM PDT by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

You can add to your ignorant fellow Californians that if they think that the rest of us in the responsible or reasonably responsible states are going to bail them out then they are deluded by all of the crap they are smoking. They can fall into the Pacific for all most of us care.


18 posted on 11/03/2010 9:28:29 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: mikelets456

Has anyone actually looked at what will happen to the people in California if the state does “Crash and burn”? We can say that people would really be hurting but exactly what will happen?


19 posted on 11/03/2010 9:28:30 AM PDT by RC2
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

What bothers me more than Boxer and Brown is the fact the frickin’ idiots voted in prop 25, doing away with the 2/3 majority needed to pass a budget. The thing is we probably have more voter fraud than any other state in the Union due to the amount of illegals living in this state and the lack of voter ID requirements.


20 posted on 11/03/2010 9:29:55 AM PDT by calex59
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
Better git while the gittin’s good. Kalifornia is doomed. Governor Moonbeam is the final straw. I can hear the moving vans packing up the last of the businesses all the way Texas. On the bright side for me at least, most of them are heading here.
21 posted on 11/03/2010 9:32:04 AM PDT by Desron13
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

The gradual takeover of California by illegals didn’t help your situation any.

I fear it is too late to do anything about it anyway. There are far too many of them entrenched in California society for any action to be effective now.

You’ve lost - period. I’m all for getting the rest of the good people out of that God-forsaken place, handing the keys to Mexico and building a G******* concrete wall around the damned thing.

They want a crumbling third-world socialist paradise? Fine. Let ‘em have it.


22 posted on 11/03/2010 9:32:20 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (If the GOP reaches across the aisle, we're gonna chop off their hands.)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

The problem in California is there are so many people who make so much money, that things like the economy and jobs do not affect them. So they have no reason to be upset with the current situation. The rest is union members, they are gonna vote for the candidate who will most benefit the union they are members of. california’s a lost cause and I will be leaving soon.


23 posted on 11/03/2010 9:32:51 AM PDT by Wee-Weed Up
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

Nice. May I copy a few lines for my FaceBook page?


24 posted on 11/03/2010 9:33:20 AM PDT by roylene (Salvation the great Gift of Grace.)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
For a coming preview see this thread regarding the UK:

Stealth Carbon 'efficiency' tax could close UK data centres

25 posted on 11/03/2010 9:33:49 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: mikelets456

Really it’s a couple of counties like San Francisco and Los Angles that control the State. They should just be their own States and leave the rest of us alone.


26 posted on 11/03/2010 9:34:49 AM PDT by roylene (Salvation the great Gift of Grace.)
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To: calex59
The state is a train wreck in slow motion. Brown will just put his hand on the throttle and speed it up. We can only hope that somehow we conservatives in the state survive the crash. What we need to watch out for now is a stealth bail out. Yes, the GOP could be convinced to go along with it to get some carrots thrown their way.
27 posted on 11/03/2010 9:35:22 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Beagle8U
The Demoncraps in Michigan got slapped sooo hard yesterday that their F’in Grandchildren will limp! Republicans now control 100% of Michigan state government!

I was born and raised in Michigan and have a lot of family there. I love what I saw last night. The Detroit machine's power is broken and the rest of the state worke up.

28 posted on 11/03/2010 9:36:17 AM PDT by CMAC51
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

And Kamala Harris will in all likelihood be attorney general. It’s as if Steven King wrote the script for this election in California.


29 posted on 11/03/2010 9:36:48 AM PDT by ruination
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
"who are generally good people"

Someone needs to lecture you re supporting and fraternizing with evil.


30 posted on 11/03/2010 9:37:31 AM PDT by I see my hands (How's that ballot box thing working out for you?)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

Hey; how about that woman that died who got re-elected? What’s with that?


31 posted on 11/03/2010 9:37:47 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
Such a great article. But what Jimmy fails to mention is the 2-ton elephant in the room. OK I take the risk and say it. Demographics is destiny and California's destiny is sealed. If you dig deep into the demographics of this vote, I will guarantee that those voters who push the D-Button are overwhelmingly post 1965 Americans. California's destiny was sealed with the passage of the 1965 Immigration Reform Act. It was that act that changed the destiny of the state. I'll bet not one Californian in 10 even knows what the 1965 Immigration Reform Act is all about. They should. It's too long to go into now but it's what got the ball rolling downhill.
32 posted on 11/03/2010 9:40:03 AM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

“we love this state” I do too.


33 posted on 11/03/2010 9:40:06 AM PDT by blkmontecarlo
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

California is gone. I’m afraid we will lose our house as these clowns will not rest until Proposition 13 is repealed.


34 posted on 11/03/2010 9:40:37 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show
Don't lose sight of the facts Jimmy.

Not all are simply stupid voters...

The state is jammed with government employees and government employee unions. Brown is a government union boy.

Hundreds of thousands of these government employee union members voted for their own special interest, not for the good of California.

35 posted on 11/03/2010 9:40:38 AM PDT by dragnet2
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

California voters may have lost, but so did Mexican marijuana farmers; I’m trying to find a silver lining...


36 posted on 11/03/2010 9:41:11 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: GOP Poet

Come over into the light, move here to Oklahoma.


37 posted on 11/03/2010 9:42:28 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

I left my home state of California six years ago so I could afford to live. I grieve with you at what it has become. I hope they wake up soon.


38 posted on 11/03/2010 9:42:34 AM PDT by grateful
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To: RJS1950

“You can add to your ignorant fellow Californians that if they think that the rest of us in the responsible or reasonably responsible states are going to bail them out then they are deluded by all of the crap they are smoking. They can fall into the Pacific for all most of us care.”

Don’t count on this. The house can only control spending, on it’s own (and even that’s difficult). It cannot prevent federal guarantees of state bond issues that are going belly up and it cannot control the multi hundreds of billions of dollars from TARP that Obama is using as a slush fund, nor the expenditure of already appropriated stimulus money.

The bailout of the states has already begun. It will be expanded greatly during the lame duck session.


39 posted on 11/03/2010 9:44:20 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: ruination
Today I'm in the midwest and all I hear is is "What the heck is wrong with those people" referencing both CA and NV.

That Brown is a lunatic, should provide some good entertainment, although at too high a cost.

40 posted on 11/03/2010 9:44:22 AM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: RC2

Crash and burn? I don’t know and of course the “innocent” people don’t deserve it. However, I can see more businesses moving out, higher property taxes and more foreclosures.


41 posted on 11/03/2010 9:45:12 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: dragnet2

“Hundreds of thousands of these government employee union members voted for their own special interest, not for the good of California.”

If you rob Peter to pay Paul, you will always have the support of Paul.


42 posted on 11/03/2010 9:45:26 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Beagle8U
Republicans now control 100% of Michigan state government!

Same thing here in OHIO!! Would have been nice to see a little bit more shift in states like CT, NY and CA though. Not sure what it is going to take to wake these people up to the fact that they are A) either not taking the time when voting or B) being controlled by the VOTE COUNTERS.
43 posted on 11/03/2010 9:45:56 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (formally known as Kerretarded....I changed my name)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

For the past 12+ years the demonrats and incompetent RINOS here have been devouring the golden eggs the goose that was the California economic machine. Those eggs are gone and now with the loss of a 2/3 requirement for budgets AND moonbeam as Gov, demonrats will be sharpening their knives in anticipation of devouring the emaciated goose. The next two years have the potential to be hell, but they must remember - there are still ‘third’ rails that will trip them up, such as Prop 13, that can and would generate recalls during the ‘12 election cycle. All is not lost, just in critical condition on life support.


44 posted on 11/03/2010 9:46:06 AM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: ops33
"Come over into the light, move here to Oklahoma."

Hell no. Keep that trash in California. Californians will only ruin any other states they move to.
45 posted on 11/03/2010 9:46:21 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: mikelets456

You’re right. It doesn’t have to be that way, but, that’s how most people learn, the hard way. Just like a drunk who keeps denying he/she has a problem, until that person hits rock bottom or dies. If it doesn’t kill them and it will unless that person changes, when they do change, they come back stronger and better than ever.


46 posted on 11/03/2010 9:46:42 AM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Beagle8U
Republicans now control 100% of Michigan state government!

Same here in WI!

47 posted on 11/03/2010 9:46:42 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (The Republic of the United States of America)
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To: The Jimmy Z Show

As an actual native Californian, I feel exactly the same way. I actually posted my disgust over re-electing Boxer on Facebook. I’m sure many of my well-meaning idiot liberal friends will defriend me, but oh well.


48 posted on 11/03/2010 9:48:12 AM PDT by rivercat (Typed on my OSX-free MBP! Windows 7 FTW!)
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To: Rome2000

I’m in the northeast, and referring to the fact that NY swung left while America swung right, heard someone on the radio say they’d like to think we’re smarter than the rest of the country.

The left in our area didn’t learn a damned thing yesterday; we’ll continue to lose jobs and American residents, gain illegal aliens, and follow California on its path to irrelevance.


49 posted on 11/03/2010 9:48:43 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: calex59

Kalifornia is going to look like Mexico in the next 10 years: no middle class, just peasants and aristocrats at the top. Folks will only wake up when the state if totally broke and on its knees. I have a lot of liberal friends also, and it is sad that they just don’t get it.


50 posted on 11/03/2010 9:49:38 AM PDT by kgrif_Salinas
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