Skip to comments.A Second Term for Obama Would Make the United States Go as California Has Gone
Posted on 10/09/2011 1:42:39 AM PDT by Avoiding_Sulla
welcome...to the savage lands of the Left Coast. You are here in California to answer an important theoretical question and now you have your answer....
Yes, this is what Barack Obamas second term would look like.
Study it. Fear it. And then go home and make sure that it never happens to the rest of the country.
the tale of how, in the span of a single generation, the most prosperous and golden state in the nation became an economic basket case....
The political Left gradually gained dominance over Californias government and has imposed a disastrous agenda of radical and retrograde policies that have destroyed the quality of life that Californians once took for granted....
I submit to you that no conceivable act of God could wreak such devastation. Only acts of government can do that. And they have....
Our regulatory burdens are also years ahead of the rest of the nation weve had our own version of Cap and Trade on the books for five years now, and even though the bulk of these restrictions yet to take effect, investors make decisions every day anticipating their impact....
This has already proven utterly devastating to energy generation, cargo and passenger transportation, cement production, construction, wine making, agriculture and manufacturing. When he signed this legislation, Gov. Schwarzenegger promised that this would produce a cornucopia of new green jobs.
But I need to remind you that the Obama administration is pursuing exactly the same policies nationally and so far with the same results....
The humility...gave way to the hubris that the state knew better...at the core of this breakdown was the abandonment of our basic republican structure of government and it began. right. here.
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...
About the only thing I did not like was that he gave no credit to the TEA party movement for the huge electoral gains made by Republicans everywhere across this nation except California beginning last November. I think it is in great part because he's been a member of the GOP too long. However, his words, and warnings for the rest of the country are well worth heeding.
The danger to our way of life comes because the control of the party ostensibly opposing Statism is still in the hands of SKUNCs. Each of us who do not approve of these bastards must make an effort to see that situation is changed or the whole of the West is most assuredly going to finally succumb to Kruschev's infamous boast: "We will bury you."
California used to be the place where everyone wanted to go, so what happened? What was the tipping point?
In his speech McClintock points to Jerry Brown’s first administration where he ran on and got elected on the theme “The Age of Limits.” Conservative voters wishfully inferred he was talking about limits on government. Foolish pubbies.
Brown signed the bill (1975?) that allowed California public employees to be unionized. What more does anyone need to know past that?
“California used to be the place where everyone wanted to go, so what happened? What was the tipping point?”
Califorina has all the natural advantages in the world, it took a great deal for her goverment to really drive that state into the ditch.
But I have to blame the people of Califorina, they elected their legislator, they elector their govern.
I just hope that theses disgusting leftist never move to my state when their done trashing their own. Let them be-confined to the Communist hell hole they have created for themselves and their Countrymen(statesmen).
Those who apposed this and believed in freedom are welcomed to come to Texas. We may not have all the same natural advantages of Califorina but we do have one irreplaceable element, respect for freedom.
He is right about a number of thing.
“I believe that if Californians rediscover these self-evident truths, Jerry Brown will be to California what Barack Obama has been to the rest of the country a giant wake-up call. And if Americans rally behind these truths, together, we will write the next great chapter of the American Republic: that just when it looked like America would fade into history as just another failed socialist state, this generation of Americans rediscovered, revived and restored those uniquely American principles of individual liberty and constitutionally limited government, rallied under a bold banner held high by the traditional party of freedom, and from that moment America began her next great era of expansion, prosperity and influence.”
Sadly even the Republican house lost ground cause they caved into the democrats demands instead of letting the Government property shut down for a time.
Even thou the Democrat controlled credit rating agency’s would not so openly admit it, that was the reason we lost AAA.
We also failed to fully press our advantage in highlighting to the Socialist public the inproodence with trusting goverment with all theses socialist responsibility given that it CAN shut down.
We should have argued that goverment shutdown is a normal and necessary part of a democracy. That we cant always agree on how to run things, and that it is better that we not do everything until we can. That to do otherwise is to further empower a Government that Governs without the consent of the Governed.
If democrats don’t like that cause they got so much of the population depended upon the same goverment well that’s their problem. This is reality, and if you dare change it you do so by sacrificing freedom to the blackmailers and bundlers.
That being said we can still recover from Our Congressional leaders mistakes.
the Democrats have still taken the bate and have recognized the institutional problems with their dreams. We must press that advantage and make sure their whole base is disillusioned with the idea that they can get the Government to reliably provide theses services.
We do that and we will force them into a position in which they will have to turn either to private charity or even more bluntly totalitarian polices.(as the North Carolina Governor Suggested).
Either way we win, but we must push for the private alternative.
I saw him recently and he looks frazzled. He talked about hopes that his property would not lose much more value. He is probably 250,000 under water. Bankruptcy is probably looking good to him now. Ten years ago he was a cocky confident arrogant snob. Today he is a different man.
California has figured out how to ignore reality for a generation. Sometimes, it seems, we almost beg for a good azz beating.
“What was the tipping point?”
1.) Political correctness
4.) Illegal alien invasion (supported, endorsed, and financed by 1, 2, and 3)
I have regular contact with a woman who agrees with everything obama says. She’s employed with a good job. You can’t talk politics with her without getting into an argument.
Califonication is the new Greece.
The problem is not the name Obama, contrary to the intellectual juvenility put forth in this screed.
I wont vote for a Romney or a Perry just as I wont vote for Obama.
Thanks for all your help.
Somebody should have explained the word "cornucopia" to Aaahnold.
Hint: He's governor again.
A second term for Obama may well happen—BUT if it does it will be a lame duck powerless Obama and one that may well face impeachment and disgrace. If re-elected he will not serve out his four years in the White House—he will be forced out. Who would have thunk Brown would be re-elected? It could happen. How?
1. GOP selects someone controversial who looks good now.
2. Once nominated a scandal comes out that makes him look like a criminal or a pervert.
3. He is linked to real scandals.
4. The MSM attacks him hard—so he looks like a fool.
5. Obama looks like a better choice—the best of a bad lot.
It could happen. We must be ready to support Tea Party people for the Congress and Senate, as well as the state houses, the county governments, etc... It isn’t just about who sleeps in the White House. Let us not give up hope.
Two hundred years ago, a sleeping land where almost nothing was happening — at least not in lower CA.
Blame government, but government is the work of foolish, lazy citizens.
It usually ends when the foolish and lazy prove they are also cowardly.
Many of the CA leftists you mention have already relocated and taken over CO.
Obviously a First Term of Perry will do the same, given how he’s CODDLED ILLEGALS here in Texas.
I wonder how many illegal Mexican kids actually take advantage of the in state tuition they are eligible for after going to school in Texas for 3 years.
I would like to know, is it 10 per year, 20 per year? Knowing that the number is really small might shut some of you up on the subject and you could start talking about his hair again.
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