California: You think the Mexicans would take it back?
Insightful op-ed piece by Victor Davis Hanson, regarding California and it’s debt situation.
Yes, we are proud that we have changed the attitude, lifestyle, and demography of the state, made it “green,” and have the highest paid public employees and the most generous welfare system—and do not have to soil our hands with nasty things like farming, oil production, or nuclear power. And now we are broke.
In 1848, the United States paid $15 million for California, Arizona and New Mexico and parts of Utah, Nevada, and Colorado (Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo). Somebody call the Mexican government and offer to return California. They can keep the $15 million.
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