Skip to comments.California Ranks as Poorest State, One of the Worst for Income Inequality
Posted on 10/27/2018 5:52:20 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Despite all the wealth in the state and the Democrat control of state government, California actually ranks as the poorest state in the country after costs of living are factored in. A whopping 19 percent of Californians live below the poverty line. While California represents just 12 percent of the nations population,
Californians represent a third of all Americans on welfare. The average monthly cost of rent in the state is 43 percent higher than the national average. Nearly a third of Californians spend more than half of their earnings on housing. The situation is made worse by skyrocketing energy costs. Residents who can afford rent or a mortgage are on the hook for electricity rates burdened by green initiatives and regulation that grew 500 percent faster than the national average from 2011 to 2017.
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See? See? Socialism works!!!
The legislature will just keep doubling down on the belief that California is not socialist enough.
You mean left-wing economic policy makes people poor and miserable?
This article describes only the economic devastation of socialism. California is also a virtually totalitarian State in its government and society. Another sure-fire result of runaway socialism.
The way lefty pols claim to love the little guy, yet do things which make everything worse remind me of what they used to say about NY City development guru Robert Moses:
“He loves ‘The Public’, but he doesn’t like people very much.”
All thanks to the DemoRATs! CA was first in the nation for virtually everything when RR was our governor! The RATs continue in their quest to turn gold into $hit, and its about the only thing theyre good at.
The next time you get into a debate with a California liberal, and they pull out the usual talking points of how their state would have the seventh largest economy if it were a country or how all of the federal taxes they pay helps out the other 49 states, hit them with this hard hitting fact!
And they all voted for Illary thinking it would improve
Liberalism in action.
Of course, the wealthy liberals use the low wage illegals as servants. They do everything for these leftist.
The leftist in CA had no need nor want for a middle class like it was when CA was once the crown jewel of America. That era is long gone.
California is the socialist America of tomorrow if the Dems succeed.
Step One is takeover of House this November election.
For motivation to stop that, please read line one again.
Stop the Dems.
this is what socialism/Marxism is..very wealthy and very poor.
Too bad these loons flee Cali and take their destructive, and divisive politics with them.
Not NEARLY enough.
In before the CA FReepers start lecturing us on how where we’re going to get our produce and entertainment from if it weren’t for CA. Also that they contribute more to the FReeperthons than all other states combined.
The land of multi-millionaire socialist actors and rock stars? Hmmm...well, its not like anybody NEEDS a million dollars. Maybe if we took everything over that from each and kinda spread it around some...
Liberalism doing exactly what Liberalism does.
Its about power for the few and misery for the masses
California once outdid most countries in GDP and all other levels of sustainability and quality of life. In a short time, California has turned into a failed state with a growing segment of third world problems. The liberal will never give up on utopia and think California emulates it.
With a little work, that would make a great bumper sticker!
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