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NoCoupForYou saysIf you are teaching my kids while being paid my tax dollars you better believe I'll want a say in what you are teaching them, you fucking cunt you.
Can they survive w/o CA market?
Maybe PG&E can revisit their settlement talks, as they can now claim it all would have all burned anyways from natural causes.
Let's use NPR's numbers:https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/16/816707182/map-tracking-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-in-the-u-s?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news I live in California: we have about 40 million people. We have 700K "cases": this is a 1.75% case rate. We have had about 13K deaths, or about 0.0325% deaths. Total. Since the beginning. This is a pandemic?Nationwide numbers: 1.8% case rate. Death rate: .055%Again, this is a pandemic? The Spanish flu was a pandemic. This is a blip on the global scale.
My niece is an Computer Science graduate working from home in that field in Davao City, Philippines, all the clients are American companies. A couple of years she told me her take home pay was between $200-$300 per month.Working from home. In Mindanao. For American customers.Those folks have all the same computer skills we have here, know all the same platforms, etc.
Rents in metro centers have dropped and suburban SFH are skyrocketing - never in a million years did I see this coming.Record low interest rates + work from home making people want to be more comfortable at home.
BayArea saysCa exodus is a farce. Sure people are leaving. But plenty are coming as housing prices show.We'll see as California's population growth is trending lower for the last few years, even with its economy doing very well. It is projected to only grow from 40 million to 45 million over the next 30 years. https://www.ppic.org/publication/californias-population/ .
Ca exodus is a farce. Sure people are leaving. But plenty are coming as housing prices show.
Headline from 2040:Massive Quake Hits Hayward Fault Resulting In Power Outages For The Region. Officials Fear Power Will Not Be Restored For At Least Two Weeks. Outraged Residents Say They Cannot Obtain Basic Necessities Due To Not Being Able To Charge Their Cars.
No thinking person should want federal taxes. That's why I've always found this topic silly. If you care about it, it's likely that you don't pay any federal taxes and are a loser and burden on our country. Go fucking produce and make some god damn money. Wake me up when you're throwing in $30-40k annually before you spout your mouth off.
ForcedTQ saysConstitutionally speaking, there should be NO federal direct taxation of the people of the several States. All of that was to be paid for through import taxes, which what a fucking coincidence (not) would have helped protect jobs and production of goods in the Several States.Nope. Direct taxation is allowed. Just has to be done according to apportionment. Exception to that rule is the carve out for income taxes.
Constitutionally speaking, there should be NO federal direct taxation of the people of the several States. All of that was to be paid for through import taxes, which what a fucking coincidence (not) would have helped protect jobs and production of goods in the Several States.
Tenpoundbass says Do you have a URL for this data??
krc saysHow did Prop 13 "gut" public funding when we are easily in the top 5 per capita for highest tax burden? (by state)Property taxes are used to pay for public infrastructure. Ever wonder why California has the worst roads in the nation?
How did Prop 13 "gut" public funding when we are easily in the top 5 per capita for highest tax burden? (by state)