CA faces stiffer competition from more GOP-led states

CA faces stiffer competition from more GOP-led states

The 50 American states are the “crucibles of democracy,” where new ideas are tried out. The states all compete against one another, with the best ideas winning the day.

Hey abbottAlthough Democrats won almost everything Tuesday in California, the state still can’t go hog-wild with higher taxes, more regulations and fewer liberties for its long-oppressed masses. The reason: Republicans increased their control of many other states and will be instituting tax cuts, reduced regulations and other measures to attract jobs and businesses from California.

And none of these officials is the old Gov. Nelson Rockefeller type of Republicans who are obsessed with increasing government. Rather, the new breed of Republicans wants to get the government off people’s backs.

NPR reported:

“So Republicans were defending a lot of turf with governors, right? They were expected to lose some ground there overall. Because they were defending so much turf, they gained. They picked up three more seats on Tuesday. More dramatic, though – the numbers for the state legislative offices. Obviously, there are lots and lots and lots of them around the country. But it appears – we’ve got some recounts and some close ones still going – but it appears Republicans have picked up between 350 and 375 seats around the country.”

Hey Abbott!

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has retired for a probable second White House bid. But his successor, Greg Abbott, also is a Republican, and won 59-39. That was a little better than Gov. Jerry Brown’s 59-41.

We can expect Abbott to follow Perry’s footsteps in coming here to grab the jobs California’s oppressive government drives away. Here’s what Abbott wrote just before the election in the Austin American-Statesman:

Texas is the envy of the nation. More than 2 million jobs have been created here in the last 10 years — more than California, New York and Florida combined. That job growth crosses multiple industry sectors and all pay levels, with a higher rate of growth in the two highest wage groups. Half of Forbes’ top ten cities for future job growth are here in Texas, including Austin, McAllen, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, and McKinney was just rated by Money as the best place to live in America.

Less government, low taxes, smarter regulations and right-to-work laws — not government mandates — these are the pro-growth economic policies that help free enterprise flourish and attract more families and more major employers to Texas every day from states that over-tax and over-regulate.

That freedom also means more Texas entrepreneurs are willing to risk their capital to invest in themselves and others by opening businesses large and small, especially women entrepreneurs.

He gets it: Lower taxes means that entrepreneurs — from Mom and Pop stores to digital nerds — have more money to invest in creating businesses and jobs.

Sure, California has Silicon Valley. It’s great if you have an IQ >180. You can become a billionaire.

But what about the rest of us?

And Abbott’s beliefs are shared by the other GOP governors and legislators across the country.

Whether or not California’s leftist politicians like or not, they’re going to be forced to compete. Now.

Here’s how Gov. Abbott is going to treat “Costellofornia”:


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  1. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 8 November, 2014, 06:28

    “NEW: CA faces stiffer competition from more GOP-led states”

    Is that an intentional metaphorical play on words? The only ones getting ‘stiffed’ here are the common taxpaying peasants who had their civil rights confiscated by the gov and were forced to bail out a bunch of crooked Wall Street thugs who destroyed the economy and never served a day in jail for it. Not even indicted or prosecuted. Collectively laundered literally trillions of narco dollars for the Mexican and SA drug cartels, found criminally liable in civil court, and not one of the perps did slammer time. hah.

    I’m getting so tired of the media playing the pubs against the dems pols when they’re all on the same damn team. I watched Ron Paul interviewed on RT the other day. Even he gets it. Even he called the American political system a ‘monopoly’ that deliberately keeps 3rd party candidates at bay so they have ZERO chance of capturing congressional or leadership seats. Even Ron Paul says that we have no ‘democracy’ in America. Ron said that we send our young boys over to invade wealthy defenseless sovereign nations to foment regime change and instill democracies when we don’t even practice democracy here at home! HAH! At least somebody besides me gets it!!! I am so over this dem versus pub BS. I stopped swallowing that bait years ago. But the media still tries to force that myth down our throats. The whole political changeover was orchestrated to make you think that you’re government works for you. It doesn’t. It works for the ruling class. It laughs at you. And the sooner you understand that the better off you’ll be! 😉

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  2. Desmond
    Desmond 8 November, 2014, 06:47

    Maybe President Jug Ears will steer us in a new direction. Does that guy have a an issue between those Jurassic orbs or what? President Onomo.

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  3. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 8 November, 2014, 07:25

    You think the outcomes will change now that we have a republican led House and Senate? You think ‘hope and change’ has finally arrived? If so, I challenge you to HONESTLY answer the following questions. Don’t answer them according to what you want to happen. Answer them according to the most predictable outcome will be. Then ask yourself: Will it really make any difference whether dems or pubs lead the nation? 😀

    (1) Will US foreign policy in the ME change to stop the endless war and US nation building?
    (2) Will the civil liberties that were confiscated from the US citizens be restored (ie, Patriot Act, etc…)?
    (3) Will the Republicans put the Federal Reserve in check and eliminate the promotion of income inequality?
    (4) Will ObolaCare truly get dismantled and reformed so that US medical costs drop by at least 50% to put us at par with every other 1st world developed nation in the global community?
    (5) Will big money influence get banned from politics?
    (6) Will the gaming of the financial markets (high frequency trading, QE, ZIRP etc…) cease and start relying on producivity and labor to keep them afloat?
    (7) Will the nation stop making our young people lifelong debt slaves with massive student loan liabilities (over $1 trillion outstanding)for a basic college education that, in many cases, won’t qualify them for a $15/hr job?
    (8) Will Congress stop spending $TRILLIONS$ on new weapon systems and state of the art missiles and fighter aircraft and use that money to repair our nation’s crumbling infrastructure?
    (9) Will the Republican led Congress roll over when Obola declares an executive order to legalize 9 million or more criminals who broke into our country and stole US jobs from our citizens and freeloaded on our resources like medical care and education? Who do you think the Republicans will support? You or POTUS Obola?
    (10) When the next debt ceiling or a balanced budget comes up for a congressional vote do you think the Republicans will deny raising the debt ceiling or vote to balance the budget???

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  4. Queeg
    Queeg 8 November, 2014, 08:18

    Years ago the northern California scum hippies and anarchists railed on California Military Industrial Complex pigs who killed Communist babies… gosh they felt the rabbles’ pain….they left California.

    These vermin now teach, research and run your Universities and many are High Tech imperialists!

    Look at Santa Barbara a cesspool of inequality…..the poor relegated to service industry slave labor…they cannot afford to live there and grovel on the public dole.

    Silicone Valley…..same drill with a twist…..these slave masters actually import third world braineee workers at 1/3-1/2 the wages expected by Americans.

    Doomers cannot handle the truth….Californians are going backwards due to the 1960’s ilk running this State.

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    • LetitCollapse
      LetitCollapse 8 November, 2014, 08:32

      Queeg – for God sakes, look at Senator Barbara Boxer. Babs was a product of Haight-Ashbury back in the 60’s. A SF peacenik with flowers in her hair. Just recently she approved of Obola’s illegal airstrikes on Syria! HAH! No international legal approval! HAH! Just go in and BOMB, BOMB, BOMB! We don’t need no stinkin’ badge!!! HAH! They’re all hypocrites and war monger nation builders, man!!! The dems and the pubs play on the same team. Until the majority of the American people figure that out we’re all screwed!!! Don’t listen to the media!!! USE YOUR BRAIN!!! 🙂

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  5. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 8 November, 2014, 08:51

    Hey, did you read that the Oregon voters defeated a referendum for the state to provide illegals with driver’s licenses by a 2 to 1 margin??? HAH! And the illegal alien lobbyist outspent them by 11 to 1!!! HAH! Oh, and Oregon is a SUPER LIBERAL STATE!!! See what happens when they allow the voters to vote this crap down? It goes down in flames!!! Nobody in their right minds (even liberals) approve of rewarding criminals who broke into our country and stole our jobs and freeloaded on our resources! Now the illegals will avoid going to Oregon and will stay in California!!! SO THE #1 POVERTY STATE IN THE NATION WILL BECOME EVEN MORE IMPOVERISHED!!! HAH! If they allowed the California voters to vote on the DL’s for illegals it would get smacked down here too! But they won’t do that. Why? BECAUSE WE DON’T LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY! WE LIVE IN A KLEPOCRACY!!! THAT’S WHY!!!! HAH!!! 😀

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    • ricky65
      ricky65 9 November, 2014, 22:20

      Ye gods, If someone would just disable the “H” key from Collapso’s keyboard we’d all get an A!!

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    • ricky65
      ricky65 9 November, 2014, 22:23

      Ye gods, if someone would just disable the “H” key from Collapso’s keyboard we could all get an A!!!

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      • LetitCollapse
        LetitCollapse 10 November, 2014, 09:51

        ricky65, one post is more than enough. Most of us don’t need duplicates to get the gist of your point. It’s a waste of text space, which is a finite commodity in the world of blogging. HAH! 😀
        PS – I suspect you’re a disgruntled Oregonian who voted in favor of DL’s for illegals.

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      • Ted E Mind of your Godhead Ted
        Ted E Mind of your Godhead Ted 10 November, 2014, 18:34

        Ricky Hah! Poor Constipado thinks it’s funny! Shhhhhhhhhhhhh— don’t tell him it’s not! Hah!

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  6. Queeg
    Queeg 8 November, 2014, 15:05

    High Tech Imperialists and Euro Purse wearing Educators are the cause of most welfare dependancy in California….and….they are supported/funded by slaver globalists.

    Drum this above statement into the low info residents’ minds…..things will change.

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  7. bob
    bob 8 November, 2014, 18:03

    Nothing to see here, folks…just move along, now. After all Colliefornia is a paradise as Teddy, Sawhorse, Doglass and the rest of the trough feeding trolls here will attest.

    Colliefornia does not spend, tax or borrow too much and all those issues with pension liabilities are just in your silly imigination. The middle class is thriving, Colliefornia having the highest poverty rate is a myth and the schools here are the best.

    Colliefornia also has the best bureaucrats…er….sorry I mean public servants in the country, the best gooberment and with Jerry at the helm things have never been Browner.

    And besides, with people like DeLeon running the legislature what could possibly go wrong?

    And if you don’t see it the way I just painted it you are paranoid doomer and a gloomer and a just plain meany. So paste on a smile, vote for more bonds and tax increases and remember, taxes can never be too high and there can never be enough debt!

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  8. bob
    bob 8 November, 2014, 18:04

    Well…if the state splits up….could you imagine the competition from the new state of Seilerville?

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  9. Ulysses Uhaul
    Ulysses Uhaul 10 November, 2014, 22:05


    These doomed and ruled getting really nasty the past few months. Elections have consequences. So unfortunate they are ruled for years to come!

    Bobo looks to have the potential of being a first class sullen serf….pity!

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  10. Ted E Mind of your Godhead Ted
    Ted E Mind of your Godhead Ted 11 November, 2014, 09:26

    YES– I have high hope for Bo Bo—- He is maybe the perfect combo for a doomer slave troll ™. He is middle class or lower, votes ultra right and in a way economically against his self interest like the other doomers, and of course has no idea. His capacity for Fox News ™ “Kool Aid” drinking is prodigious, and he appears to have the free time to post quite a bit.

    Sadly he appears smarter than Constipado and Poodle-Girl. Doomers are more entertaining in the “dull-normal” ranks. I remain concerned that Bo-Bo is high functioning.

    Oh well, we can’t have everything. Keep up the good work Pack N Ship! Happy Vets Day and I salute your service sir!

    The Ted System ™

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