Skip to comments.Gov. Newsom Points to California Exceptionalism, Challenges
Posted on 01/08/2019 8:54:59 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
California Gov. Gavin Newsom boldly declared his state a model for the nation Monday but said its leaders have failed to rein in the soaring cost of living and stem inequalities that are making it harder for people to achieve what he called the "California dream."
"We face serious challenges some that have been deferred for too long," Newsom said in his inaugural address. "We face a gulf between the rich and everyone else and it's not just inequality of wealth, it's inequality of opportunity."
Still, Newsom said it's California that can best defend U.S. values in the face of "incompetence and corruption" in Washington. He never mentioned President Donald Trump by name, but his speech was laced with sharp rebukes of Trump's policies, particularly on immigration.
"The future depends on us," he said. "And we will seize this moment."
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The Public Policy Institute of California says there are 2.3 million to 2.6 million illegals in CA. You know this is a camel's nose strategy and it won't be long before they want to cover all illegals. That would be $15 billion.
Look for the middle class exodus from CA to rapidly increase. So much for his preposterous claim of restoring the "California Dream."
How in the world is such a generous new program for illegals "reining in costs"?
I love Dems and their inequality BS. So let see, I’m a dish washer with an 8th grade education making minimum wage. You’re a IT manager with a CS degree making $120k yearly. how do we equalize??? Anybody???
Thought the RATs didn’t believe in exceptionalism. And a model? Yeah, what not to do.
NYC mayor just announced medical coverage for all who can’t afford it or are illegal. They are claiming it will only cost $100M and no new tax hikes will be needed. What say you?-)
Coordinated attacks on America to divert from the Rats’ government shutdown and Trump’s speech.
Kind of ironic that a leftist that decries the term “American Exceptionalism” wants to tout “Kalifornia Exceptionalism”....
A model for our nation? Shirley you jest!
“You get a bullet train, and you get a bullet train, and you get a bullet train.”
Now that's exceptional!
Californication is EXCEPTIONALLY ICKY!
NO FEDERAL TAX MONEY SHOULD GO TO NEW YORK FOR MEDICAL CARE....PERIOD!
The Exodus and elimination of the middle class is exactly what Communists hope for. Things are going exactly according to plan.
Does he mean like a model of the Titanic split in two and rotting on the floor of the ocean?
We planned for years to move to California after I retired. It is arguably the state blessed with the best of everything. My wife's sister lives near Sacramento and we were going to move to the foothills nearby. But now her sister and husband are planning on moving out of the state as soon as he retires.
Easy. Give the dishwasher a “livable wage” of $120,000 per year. I’m using the new AOC Math here. “Just pay for it.”
Easy...by providing free health care for illegals, you will save $2,500 per year on your healthcare costs. Government will make it affordable for you.
He needs to just come out and declare California a sovereign communist dictatorship.
Isn’t that hilarious and the very acme of hypocrisy?
Actually, he barely mentioned climate change or the choo-choo. Does that mean it’ll run out of money and construction will quietly stop with track completed from Visalia to Tulare? Costs are estimated at $65 billion no way which will ultimately balloon to $150 billion. Newsom is going to spend our money money on illegals and education, not trains.
I’m surprised the RATS haven’t proposed forcing the IT manager with a CS degree to wash dishes.
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