Post Tagged with: "California unions"

January 18, 2013 05:51

Fleeing Liberal Utopia – Failed State of California a Vision of Obama’s America

Long term Democrat/progressive/socialist control has brought California to bankruptcy. Unions unholy alliance with Democrats, environmental wackos, and acclaimed victimhood of every group has brought the utopian state of California to ruin. Higher costs, higher taxes, ever increasing tyranny of regulations and thought police have made the state dysfunctional. The first to flee were businesses. Now people are seeing the results of their welfare state.

November 19, 2012 12:08

California is Destroying Itself – U.S. is Next

The result of this fiscal insanity is that “In 2010, at least 204 companies said goodbye to the state, exactly four times more than fled in 2009. The exodus surged to more than 280 companies in 2011, when they left the state at a clip of 5.4 companies per week.” This just leaves joblessness and economic stagnation in its wake.

September 28, 2012 06:46

Public Unions Continue Killing California Cities

The California hit parade keeps on rolling as yet Another California city scrambles to avoid bankruptcy.

August 6, 2012 07:24

Zombified Cities Roundup: Detroit Becomes Dumping Ground for the Dead; Financial Urgency in Miami; Oakland Pension Time Bomb; How Pensions Crashed Stockton and San Bernardino

[F]our cities in recent news that are among the walking dead. One is even a dumping ground for the dead.

February 11, 2011 08:29

Business Exodus from California Accelerates

Decades of demonizing “greedy” profit-making enterprises has paid off for California in a lower standard of living, crowded prisons, decaying schools, potholed streets, and an approaching welfare majority.

July 6, 2010 14:13

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-California) – best money can buy

Who has funded the ascent of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? The top ten individual and PAC donors. The top 7 PAC’s are unions of course.

May 5, 2010 11:39

12 of top 20 distressed counties are in California

Chaos coming to California?

April 15, 2010 03:50

California At The Breaking Point

California’s public-employee retirement funds are $500 billion in the hole. It’s news that unions and their candidate, Jerry Brown, don’t want to hear. From IBD Editorials Pensions: A new Stanford study says California’s public-employee retirement funds are $500 billion in the hole. It’s news that unions and their candidate, Jerry Brown, don’t want to hear. The government union money machine has had a good run. But increasingly there are signs that it is heading for a crackup with the taxpaying […]

March 11, 2010 06:45

Public sector unions clamor for more borrowing to fund their extravagant pensions and benefits bankrupting cities and states in the process

Shortfalls in states’ public-sector retiree pension and benefits plans, which reached $1 trillion in 2008 according to the Pew Charitable Trusts Center on the States, could bankrupt states absent reform.

March 5, 2010 15:58

The Cartel: The True Nature of Teacher Unions

The problem of continual academic mediocrity that plagues America’s public school system can be laid at the door of union monopolies. That’s the message of The Cartel, a new documentary that will show this Sunday at 12 pm at the Washington, D.C. Independent Film Festival.