What Does John Perez want, and what do other Latino Caucus Leaders want? They serve the interests of those who work deliberately to take CA back to it's pre-settled days--bye bye Agriculture.
Joel Kotkin names these interests. Certain Democrats work for "California's dominant ruling class—consisting of public-employee unions, green jihadis, and Democratic machine politicians (I wouldn't use that term, jihadis, but he does--I'd call them green socialists)."
It's a powerful piece. We'll talk about it next Tuesday on Gadfly Radio, along with talk about immigration, Mexico, policy, politics, principles and what we want--peace and prosperity. What does that look like? Not what this ruling class gives us! How do we get there?
Some excerpts from the piece:
"…The recent announcement that California's unemployment again nudged up to 12 percent—second worst in the nation behind its evil twin, Nevada—should have come as a surprise but frankly did not…."
"…What has happened to my adopted home state of over last decade is a tragedy, both for Californians and for America…"
"California's dominant ruling class—consisting of public-employee unions, green jihadis, and Democratic machine politicians—has no real use for science as Gilman saw it: as a way to create prosperity for its citizens. Instead, the prevailing credo of the state has been how to do everything possible to return to its pre-settlement condition, with little regard for what that means to the average Californian.
Nowhere was California's old technological ethos more pronounced than in agriculture, where great Californians such as William Mulholland, creator of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, and Pat Brown, who forged the state water project, created the greatest water-delivery system since the Roman Empire…"
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