I wanted to try something atypical with this blog, so I decided to showcase an outstanding book, which I have recently read, titled Crazifornia by Laer Pearce. This well crafted book reveals how California is destroying itself and why California’s decline matters to the rest of America. The book also highlights how the government and the press have failed to disclose the real truth about California’s decline.
Most Americans know only the basic facts about California. The state has one of the highest income taxes / highest corporate taxes / highest personal capital gain taxes / highest corporate capital gain taxes in America. California also has one of the highest sales taxes / highest gas taxes / and – well, I could go on and one with the state’s never-ending, high-end taxes. The bottom line? For many individuals who work in California, for every dollar earned, there’s only 51 cents left in our pockets to spend – after all of the California taxes.
So, what else do Californians NOT know? Plenty. Let’s take the governor election of 2012. The election was framed as a choice between the wealthy elite […]