Skip to comments.Poverty in California - Why one of America’s richest states is also its poorest
Posted on 11/04/2018 5:15:25 AM PST by Galatians328
The state with the largest share of people in poverty is California. As the most populous state, it also has by far the largest number of poor people, 7.4m.
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BECAUSE SOCIALISM WORKS FOR THE PEOPLE NOT THE SOCIALIST
Cliff Notes version:
Once upon a time, the people of California voted Democrats into office.
America thanks you for your sacrifice.We welcome your productive middle class with open arms.
Got really good after the NIMBY bit.
I couldn’t get to the article. What do they base their claim on? Percentages? Whole numbers?
The central valley is red. Lot of poor people there too.
You might want to work on that some more...
A population of lazy asses who can’t think straight and are high on weed is why.
I have never heard of a graduate student at a JC. Stopped reading at the point.
OK, I’ll jump in here.
Chicago has the highest number of murders, but Baltimore has the hghest number of murders per 100,000 population. I think. Baltimore is therefore the more dangerous city
So, although California has the largest number of poor and the largest population, how many poor does it have per 100,000 population?
America thanks CA for its sacrifice.We welcome your productive middle class with open arms.
The author correctly points out that the stats are skewed because of the concentration of wealth in Hollywood and Silicon Valley but the real disparity is due to the excessive number of government employees with their lucrative salaries, benefits and pensions. You can go to TransparentCalifornia.com and see the obscene numbers for yourself.
The fall of America parallels the destruction And mockery of marriage...probably just a coincidence.
Because they have become a colony of Mexico.
I don’t know WHY the liberals/progressives in California are not EMBARRASSED by the condition of their state. I have been watching YouTube videos of homeless in CA. Disgrace!
Don’t they always go on about wealth inequality?
Why don’t the just distribute more to the poor?
“We welcome your productive middle class with open arms.”
Only the ones who don’t bring along their liberal politics and attitudes.
Just don't let them vote.
In fact, there needs to be a ten-year moratorium on any former resident of California who was registered to vote in California from voting in any other state's election.
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