Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Jobless Benefits

Jim Sanders, The Sacramento Bee, December 12, 2012

Legislation introduced Tuesday would give about 400,000 undocumented immigrants in California the same rights as citizens to unemployment benefits and various other government services.

Assembly Bill 35 targets a select group of undocumented immigrants, participants in President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, who came to the United States as youths and have lived generally productive lives for numerous years.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation, effective Jan. 1, that enables participants in the federal program to obtain California driver’s licenses. AB 35 would provide them with rights to a state ID card, unemployment benefits and state-administered medical services.

AB 35 was proposed by Assemblyman Roger Hernández, a West Covina Democrat who was named chairman of the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this month.

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  • http://twitter.com/AgentAxis D.B. Cooper

    You know it’s a shame that I consider liberal californians and new yorkers to be a greater threat to my state (Texas) than illegal mexicans and stone aged bantus.

    • Nicholai Hel

      Because Bantus and Wetbacks are the flu. And liberals are the cancer. Which is survivable?

    • alas

      I agree. It’s important to remember also that Mexicans and black people are still people and they cannot help the way they were born. I have nothing against them I am simply against the west changing. Liberals on the other hand have a choice and are unremitting arseholes. I don’t dislike non-white people (merely wish they would not swamp my country) I absolutely detest liberals. Why can’t they go and form their own, liberal, country and leave us the hell alone!

      • Sean

        I only disagree in that I would be okay if the west changed in a more enlightened and advanced society, not freezing us in a socially engineered bubble.

        • http://profiles.google.com/jjames2176 Jesse James

          The definition of “enlightened” seems to depend on who is holding the flashlight.

      • carocaput

        I don’t agree with the lack of culpability of the invaders. Most have mental capabilities over 7 years of age. My experience is that they are envious and know they are lying and cheating. Even if some smarter agent set up the scheme.

        • i am

          “My experience is that they are envious and know they are lying and cheating. Even if some smarter agent set up the scheme.”

          +1

          … and liberals also know that they are destroying this country. They hate themselves and anyone who is better than they are. Both are giggling in their minds as they take and destroy anything that is good.

    • fsagas

      Yes Liberals have always been my pet peeve.

    • mobilebay

      I agree, fellow Texan. I also consider our government an enemy.

  • mobilebay

    Why am I not surprised? And this kind of behavior is what is causing the looming “fiscal cliff.” What WILL be cut are programs for Americans, but not a word about cutting the upkeep of the invaders. Or, for that matter, the government waste and fraud needs an overhaul. It will never happen though. They’re not about to do away with their favorite charities…themselves.

    • The__Bobster

      Hell, broke Califoreigner wants to give the invaders scholarships. Are they expecting Obongo to bail them out?

      • pcmustgo

        Califoreigner

  • http://www.facebook.com/jerry.jenkboy Jerry Jenkboy

    California is too broke to pay the light bill and it continues give aways to people who will never be able to pay it back. When the freebies run out, these illegals will move on.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Correct, Mexifornia is totally broke. So what does Gov. Moonbeam do?

      First, he agrees to spend $68 billion on a monorail that has boondoggle written all over it.
      Now it’s welfare checks for illegal invaders.
      You can’t make this stuff up.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        I know I know!!

        Let’s tax “the rich” — they won’t mind! Just ask Governor Brown and his panel of fiscal experts!!:

        During the election campaign, Gov. Jerry Brown and his pro-tax coalition had the California Board of Equalization request a report from the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, which claimed to have looked at state tax records and found no risk of the super-rich leaving…the researchers concluded that millionaire migration is a myth by anti-tax advocates.

        The study’s authors, Stanford’s Cristobal Young, an assistant professor of sociology, and Princeton’s Charles Varner, a doctoral candidate in sociology, expounded that the temporary nature of high earnings may help explain why the additional taxes didn’t cause a noticeable flight of millionaires.

        Who would know better about finances, fiscal reality and economics than a professor of sociology and a graduate student in sociology??

        And why would “the rich” depart for no tax states such as Texas, Nevada and Washington?

        It now appears that high income earners have already ‘voted with their feet’ by moving themselves and their businesses out of state, resulting in a shortfall of more than $1 billion in corporate and income taxes last month and the beginning of a new financial crisis.

        As for the high speed rail:

        Bon

        • fsagas

          Actually what Hollande of France did wasn’t that bad and the rich still migrated.

          They can stay or they can leave. It depends on culture.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            I suppose it depends on what one considers “not that bad.”

            Hollande is an arrogant socialist who says he hates the rich and wants to “impose a sort of morality” on high earners and on what he calls “indecent wages.”

            He raised the tax rate on those earning one million euros a year from 41 percent to 75 percent. Most who fall into Hollande’s definition of “rich” are upstart businesses, entrepreneurs — job creators, not the “idle rich.”

            Results?

            AFP – A flood of top-end properties are hitting the market as businessmen seek to leave France before stiff tax hikes hit, real estate agents and financial advisors say.

            Seems those rich people don’t agree with Hollande’s plan to steal their earnings to redistribute to France’s large population of extremely hostile, Third World Muslim colonists.

            Hollande is one more in a long line of hypocritical European and American socialists who believe they have the right to squander others’ earnings while living the high life themselves. — wouldn’t YOU like to take Hawaiian vacations every few months, ski trips to Aspen, golfing outings on the best greens and spend a month on Martha’s Vineyard in the summer just like the 0bama family??

            France’s new Socialist president owns three holiday homes in the glamorous Riviera resort of Cannes. As well as the spacious Paris apartment, Hollande owns a palatial villa in Mougins, the prestigious hill-top Cannes suburb where the artist Pablo Picasso used to live.

            http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2142847/Francois-Hollande-French-president-claims-dislike-rich-3-French-Riviera-homes.html#ixzz2F8b5hKdR

            Hypocrites.

            It’s time to water the Tree of Liberty.

            Bon

          • fsagas

            Actually your not telling the whole story.

            The 75% of what he would tax is after 1.2 million euros. So after 1 million euros in earnings, you are taxed 75%.

            That doesn’t mean 75% is taxed of all income, the minute you earned it.

            Could people still leave France? Sure. Rich people have been. But in the past, rich people have stayed for the betterment of the nation.

            But, people are much more self interested now. It is a different culture. The left failed to accurately understand the situation in its entirety.

            The bottom line is France is in debt. The US faces similar problems.

            You need to raise taxes and cut spending.

            Strictly economics, one party wants to raise taxes and increase spending. The other party wants to lower taxes and decrease spending. If the state is in debt it needs to generate revenue.

          • pcmustgo

            Hypocrisy is interesting. Many of these people aren’t even aware of their own hypocrisy…. I wasn’t. Most white liberals aren’t even aware that they live in a white bubble world.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            LOL, because (at least in LA) they live in, gated high security areas, guarded 24/7 with promised “armed response,” their homes surrounded by 15-foot fences and equipped with the latest high-tech systems including video cameras and motion detectors.

            These hypocrites are VERY afraid of what is outside their gates — of what the policies they endorse and politicians they vote for and donate to have created.

            Bon

  • Luca

    It won’t be long now before anyone with a job in CA making over $60k will be considered rich thereby prompting higher state income taxes. Then a study will be done to find out the average home value for whites (Say $395k) and so a new property tax law will come out taxing anything over $400k at a much higher level. Then they’ll figure out which cars whites most likely own and the registration fees for these cars will increase. Next they will study the demographics of neighborhoods and raise tax assessments in high percentage white neighborhoods. Nothing like a little blatant racial wealth redistribution. Disney was right, California was a good place to put “Tomorrow Land”

    • The__Bobster

      Welcome to Greece.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      It won’t be long now before anyone with a job in CA making over $60k will be considered rich thereby prompting higher state income taxes.

      $60,000 is considered super-rich by California standards. Try $46,349:

      California’s income tax, which is the tax many small-business owners pay, is the
      nation’s third highest; the 9.3% rate kicks in at $46,349 in annual income for those who file as individuals, and the 10.3% rate applies to income over $1 million a year.

      Bon

      • Luca

        Correct, I was implying that the top rate would drop from $1 million to $60k.

    • Sloppo

      Perhaps California will need to start exercising some sort of border security. Not anything that would interfere with the Mexican invasion because that would be racist and oppressive … but something to stop successful people from leaving. They could call it their “iron curtain”.

  • guest

    I honestly have to say thank goodness I don’t live in California. It seems like every article I read about California, that state just keeps sounding more and more like a chaotic liberal madhouse.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Unfortunately, and all too often, as California goes, so goes the nation.

      We in California have not cornered the market in illegal aliens, they are everywhere and spreading like cockroaches.

      Bringing “diversity” and “multicultualism” to a neighborhood near you.

      Bon

      • Greg Thomas

        True Bon. We do however lead the way in rolling out the welcome mat for illegal invaders and their faux-American citizen anchor babies. We have plenty of politicans in this state,working full time, making sure every demand made by the La Raza racists comes to fruition. There are other states going down the same destructive path in appeasing the demands of illegal invaders. Therefore, the reconquista moves along at an appalling speed.

        What’s shocking is our so-called “leaders” can pass such edicts when in order for invaders to qualify for such benefits, several felonies must have been committed. I suppose the law be damned when it comes to satisfying the illegal invaders and their La Raza cohorts. Disgusting…..

    • fsagas

      Yes but not all of California is the same.

      Remember, it is a big state. LA is not all of California.

      • Bill

        The illegal invader is everywhere in California. Monterey area is filled with them. San Fran is filled with them and blacks OWN Oakland. The vineyards section of Kommiefornia is filled with them. The only places they are NOT allowed to invade is Hollyweird Hills, the posh movie idols neighborhoods, the Malibu coastal homes owned by the hollyweird crowd, and gated communities lived in by liberal elites. We lived there over 12 years ago and it was that way then. There has been a veritable flood since then. The analogy of cock roaches is apt regarding the illegal invaders. There is only one way to get rid of a cock roach problem.

        • Greg Thomas

          You’re right Bill with one small exception. The illegal invaders are allowed to invade Hollyweird and Malibu. However, they must leave by 5pm everyday after they finish scrubbing the toilets of the rich liberal traitors who employ them.

          The rich liberals get to experience diversity(which makes them all warm and fuzzy) in small doses, and the rest of us get to drown in the squalor this invasion inflicts upon us.

          • fakeemail

            Yes, they love paying minimum wage for their cute nannies and gardeners. They love even more than the “bad white people” have to rub elbows with them, send their kids to school with them, get taxed for them, and be burglarized or murdered by them.

          • pcmustgo

            Yup, they make fun of the “bad white people” and minimize their concerns, like, “how racist, they’re complaining about going to school with or living in black neighborhoods, what losers, they must be completely exaggerating saftey concerns”. I would know because I was once one of these sheltered, privileged ,clueless white liberals who thought that way and made such comments. Now, decades later, after mingling with blacks and other non-whites , I understand, it’s not just about safety, it’s about not wanting to live around/deal with people who hate you and give you dirty looks and instigate racial fights with you and make degrading racial remarks. It’s about wanting to avoid all that negativity.

        • pcmustgo

          I’ve heard whites are gentrifying Oakland more and more… ?

          • pcmustgo

            Santa Monica and Venice Beach in LA seem to be whites only… those are the beautiful, hip trendy hoods on the beach.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            You haven’t been there on a weekend. Venice is a “multi-cultural” mess on the weekends. Santa Monica beach areas as well. The cops say LA thugs from East and South LA love to visit beach areas because they’re not known to the local cops and it’s cheap.

            There are some “lovely” large Section 8 projects in Venice AND Santa Monica. I have family in Santa Monica and they tell me to ALWAYS be wary of my surroundings when I’m there — they certainly are!!

            Santa Monica is filled with homeless because they were welcomed there for years as it is a “sanctuary city” for the homeless. I hate going there — bums are all over the downtown area, in the stairwells of the parking garages, sitting all over the promenade areas. THEY have all the rights.

            And they’ve ruined the qualify of life there AFAIC.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            No. Oakland is still VERY dangerous. There are many feral, dangerous black thugs roaming around. Ditto for Richmond.

            I drive like hell when passing Oakland and Richmond on the freeway. I wouldn’t dare stop in either…

    • pcmustgo

      I would literally meet people here in NYC (one asian, one arab, both american born and legal, college educated, etc) who were fleeing California because there were ABSOLUTELY NO JOBS AVAILABLE THERE… even little $12 an hour tutoring jobs were laying people off. They were economic refugees living out of suitcases, literally.

  • 48224

    Their “benefits” should be a one way ticket back to where they came from. If they are jobless, let them go home.
    I am astonished at how our government is so willing to throw away what we have in the name of political correctness.
    The first country to become a race realist nation will rule the world…..that may be China. Too bad Europeans are drunk on political correctness and can’t see straight.

    • George White

      You speak the truth. They should go home. They have no right to be here and they have no right to any benefits whatsoever.

    • ChrisTakahashi

      Where is “home”, exactly? A nation in which they have no meaningful connection to, aside from being born there? So, there is *nothing* ethically questionable about forcing the deportation of a person who was raised in a country, educated there, contributed to its economy, speaks its language fluently (complete native level), but, like many Americans, has been affected by a Great Depression-like economy, and is just asking for some assistance until they can get back on their feet? The assistance has a number of requirements (i.e. proof of previous employment and educational records), so these people are not the same as their parents. Forcing a person, especially abruptly, who is culturally American, and has lived as such, to leave behind relations developed here, and a mindset as well, to go and live in Third World hell holes, is similar to exile for a crime; of which they didn’t commit, instead, are simply the products of bad moral luck.

      Race realism (which is, itself, based on philosophically and scientifically untenable beliefs i.e illusions) is not the issue. Rather, morality is.

      • Greg Thomas

        How cleaver, Japanese name with a black avatar. In any event, the militant La Raza “mindset” is something to beholden and embrace
        isn’t it. If young illegal invaders have a problem with their current
        circumstances, they should speak to their parents, not the citizens of this
        country. We owe them nothing.

        Many anchor babies born in this country also have “no meaningful connection” to
        this country aside from being born here. Their loyalties are always with mexico.
        They advocate on behalf of their illegal invading raza, with a disturbing sense
        of entitlement and arrogance.

        Don’t you know that Most illegal invading mexicans hate blacks. You thought
        “whitey” was bad, wait until mexican invaders become a majority. They
        do not suffer from White guilt the way cowardly liberals do. You must not be
        from California….

        • ChrisTakahashi

          I love how you rely on assumptions so confidently. For one, my paternal grandmother was Japanese. This is my real, government-documented name. It’s my actual picture, as well (though admittedly, from 2008).

          While some radical Mexicans in the U.S. may display pro-Mexican and even anti-American sentiments, I genuinely believe it’s an emotional, humanly response to anti-immigration (perceived as anti-Mexican) sentiments that permeate much of White America. Similar to the New Black panthers. However, patriotism, which is immensely irrational and could even be considered a vice, isn’t the issue. The issue is a desire to remain in a country you were raised in and contributed to. As I said, it isn’t their faults for lacking legal status, and if they’ve been fairly productive during their time here, then they don’t deserve punishment. It’s 400,000 people. We aren’t talking about opening borders to let the festival pour on in. Speaking to their parents will change absolutely nothing. Unless their parents have the power to reverse causality and time, and attain citizenship and then have them on American soil… Until that’s possible (never), your suggestion is futile.

          I’d like to think humans have advanced ethically.

          • Greg Thomas

            And I would like to think laws and sovereignty have meaning. Nevertheless, I digress. Our southern border is wide open and the fiesta is “pouring” in. Moreover, I do not view it as “punishment” to send someone back to their rightful country of citizenship, irrespective of how long they have been here.
            You do not get bonus points for evading detection for a number of years.

            My position is based upon adherence to the rule of law, as well as the sovereigntyof this country, while your position is based upon feelings and emotion. Finally, who cares if illegal invaders perceive our objections to their
            invasion as “anti-mexican.” Their feelings are irrelevant to me.

          • ChrisTakahashi

            If your view is based merely on the integrity of law, than it shouldn’t be a problem; since Assembly Bill 35 *is* an act of legislation (i.e. “law”). Working laws have been superseded and crimes have been forgiven throughout history. You claim that my position is based on feelings and emotion, yet, so are your own. Laws are merely the ideologies — opinions and beliefs — of those in power. Your position is, in fact, based on a concervative, right wing ideology.

            My argument doesn’t and hasn’t addressed the possibility of the nations borders being dissolved, so the country’s sovereignty isn’t relevant to my argument. I’m talking about 400,000 people who were brought to a nation against their will, as children and extremely young adolescents, by the people who they were dependent on. Again, you keep placing the parents and children in the same category of responsibility and accountability.

            The prerequisites require that they had been under 16 years of age when arriving here. How many preteens do you know of live on their own and provide for themselves. The parents are to blaim, not the offspring. My position is grounded in reason, while yours appears to be grounded in nothing more than xenophobia

          • Greg Thomas

            Of course, this nation’s sovereignty is not “relevant” in your opinion. That is obvious. Assembly Bill 35 does nothing more than attempt to reward illegal and irresponsible behavior, cloaked under the guise of compassion for “hard working”young invaders. I have not read the bill, but I wonder what other so-called “rights’ this bill conveys to illegal invaders.

            For every dreamer, we get 100 gang bangers and dead beats, which do nothing more than recklessly, produce anchor babies on the public dole.

            Also, I’m not”right wing.” Talk about assumptions. Why is simply believing in the rule of law considered “right wing” by the uneducated? Moreover,
            there is that word again, “xenophobia.” This seems to be the favorite
            word of open border zealots and White hating diversity. Anyone who objects to this invasion is vilified as a xenophobe. Your choice of words is quite telling.

            Since we are talking about the rule of law, a reasonable person might conclude California is passing a law that contradicts federal law. However, I will not hold my breath waiting for obummer and his minions to intervene in a court of law. We all understand that obummer supports anything that aids and abets this invasion.

            Why does diversity not understand that actions
            have consequences.

          • pcmustgo

            This is a European-American website. Yes, it’s true, were xenophobic to an extent. We also don’t want more non-whites here, legally or illegally. We feel we have more than enough to get the blessed “diversity”… we don’t need more. Blacks and Latinos especially create mundo social problems for whites- crime, affirmative action, racial tension and hostility, etc.

            Don’t come on here and charge xenophobia or racism. Those terms do nothing to us. We’re xenophobic and racist… well, uh, duh…

          • Sloppo

            Why do you think it is so unfair for a person to be sent to a country with wonderful and abundant natural resources and where his race and culture has unthreatened dominate control? I would love for that to happen to me and my family, but all the countries which used to fit that description are presently being over-run by third world colonists … except for Iceland.

          • Bernie

            ” I genuinely believe it’s an emotional, humanly response to anti-immigration (perceived as anti-Mexican) sentiments that permeate much of White America. ”
            You mean the white America that lets in over a million legal immigrants a year? You mean the white America that set a quota where 85% of legal immigrants come from the Third World? You mean the white America that grants affirmatiev action preferences to these people and their children?

          • pcmustgo

            That statement he made, “emotional , humanly response” makes no sense linguistically. I don’t even understand what he’s saying in that sentence.

          • pcmustgo

            Black dudes with Japanese names are pretty rare. I’m sure that’s your name, but nothing is wrong with his assumption that that wasn’t your real name. Nothing wrong with whites taking a good guess that you were born out of wedlock- 70% of Black children are.

          • Greg Thomas

            He says he got that name from his grandmother. I guess his father didn’t stick around. What a surprise.

          • Greg Thomas

            Yes…I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Japanese man with a black woman.

          • http://profiles.google.com/jjames2176 Jesse James

            Chris I understand your point, it was well stated. However have you ever thought of sparing any compassion, tolerance and understanding for white Americans who have seen their borders thrown open to the world without their consent. I was born in 1964 when this country was still 88% white and shared a common culture, history and value system. I have no personal animus to the “third world” non-whites pouring into this country but I resent the changes being forced onto us by the global elites who have masterminded this betrayal of the historical American nation. Those that have thrown open the gates of our country had no right to do so, lied about what they were doing and are enemies of the American people.

            Ask one of your Japanese relatives how they would like to have their borders thrown open and floods of “guest” workers from Malaysia, Korea, China, Eastern Africa and Australia allowed to enter. Ask them how they would like to wake up one day and find themselves strangers and a minority in the cities built by their ancestors.

            If you know anything about Japan you know that this hasn’t happened because both the people of Japan and her government are united in maintaining their historical and racial identity as a nation. The United States is no longer a nation, it has been destroyed. Its multitude of peoples have nothing more in common with each other than strangers at a Mega-Mall.

          • Le Gaulois

            You’re supposed to have your paternal grandfather’s name, so this already exposes how LEGITIMACY seems to be a foreign concept to you.

            Patriotism is not a vice kiddo, but a virtue. The United States is supposed to be the property of its citizens and nobody else. ILLEGAL aliens and their children are entitled to nothing, just like my neighbors and their children are entitled to nothing in my property.

            It makes no more sense to grant amnesty to contributing children of ILLEGAL aliens than to be forced to pay any stranger who decides to mow your lawn every week without your permission.

            Children of ILLEGAL parents are just as ILLEGAL as their parents and their “desire” to stay in our country anyway is actually what’s unethical here.

            You got a lot to learn about the human species and ethics, let me tell you.

      • David Ashton

        “Home” is where you are born, where you live, where you work, where you raise your children, where you teach them your mother-tongue and show them the history of your family; the place and people which you are prepared to defend; and the place into which outsiders do not intrude except at your voluntary invitation. It is a territorial conception. Others can be adopted or assimilated into it, but their unwelcome intrusion can justly be repelled. To defend your household and family is legitimate; so is the defense of your homeland and people.
        To deport good citizens to the hell-holes made by their foreign ancestors is one thing. To permit “unarmed invaders” to turn your ancestral country into an alien “hell-hole” is another.
        Those who live in overseas hell-holes must improve them themselves, with our good wishes, technical advice and if necessary contraception. An open door to the entire world is NOT a solution for them, any more than for us.

      • IstvanIN

        You are a rather well spoken, but anti-America, racial mishmosh. You are wrong, however, there is such a thing as race and the people you defend are not culturally American, they are Mexicans, raised in what used to be the US, but raised as Mexicans none the less.

        The question is: where do you fit in?

      • pcmustgo

        They are not “culturally american”. They are culturally hyphenated-americans…

        • pcmustgo

          Unassimilated immigrant types.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NQHEAYZCMBOERHG2VZRDQ3YUSQ Felix

    And if the republicans and democrats in congress amnesty all the illegal cholos, they’ll soon be giving them unemployment benefits as well as EITC. Is this country’s “leaders” f***ed up or what?

    Call your congresscritters. In a time when Americans are being told to embrace austerity we’re supposed to say “Bienvenidos a todos!” to millions of people who snuck into the country illegally and are now robbing us blind???
    No thank you.

  • SoCal LoCal

    Shame on us! California was the Golden State, and we have tarnished it. With perverse alchemy we have transformed it into fool’s gold.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      “We” did not tarnish the Golden State, “they” did — the politicians.

      “They” are the career politicians in Sacramento. Their excessive lawmaking, taxing and spending have transformed California into a European welfare state with a grim future.

      In less than 50 years “they” ruined my home state. “They” over-taxed it, over-regulated it and bankrupted it. They strangled its vibrant economy, destroyed its education system and let its infrastructure crumble.

      — Michael Reagan

    • fakeemail

      Reagan had a MAJOR hand in this with the 86 amnesty. Goes to show, even the “best” conservatives of the GOP were never really interested in maintaining America as a nation. They all want consumers; not citizens. A bigger marketplace, not a better community.

  • NYB

    A great day of reckoning is on the way.

    In the next 20 years, millions of whites will be retiring. These are the baby boomers.

    Without their energy and expertise, the heart of global productivity will beat slower. Consumption, the expected savior of the world financial debt structure, will be a no-show.

    With pockets turned inside out, the bankers and financial elites will run to the safety of their offshore gated communities.

    Rome will burn, and the river Tiber will foam with much blood.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    California wants people who are legally prohibited from working to be eligible for unemployment? Completely surreal!

    • Luca

      Completely real Californian (Liberal) politics. This is the world’s largest outdoor insane asylum and it’s being run by the patients.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/NQHEAYZCMBOERHG2VZRDQ3YUSQ Felix

        California is a painting by Bosch or Dali come to life.

        • Michael_C_Scott

          No… I don’t think either Bosch or Dali used LSD the way the folks running California clearly are.

        • i am

          I think it is more like Jackson Pollock’s drippings, or the stuff that looks like vomit on canvas.

      • pcmustgo

        It’s run by Mexicans now… they are the biggest group there. 50% + of the population.

    • i am

      They also want convicted child molesters to adopt children.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    So this jerk whose loyalty is to Mexico thinks California needs to ‘reach our true potential?’ I guess he means we need an overabundance of 7th grade dropouts to achieve the glory of Reconquista:

    *California State Controller John Chiang announced that total State revenue for the month of November 2012 fell $806.8 million, or 10.8 percent below budget.

    http://www.calwatchdog.com/2012/12/12/ca-state-budget-goes-off-the-cliff/

    *According to the U-6, California has a 20.3 percent real unemployment rate. California’s real debt is not just the measly $16 billion that Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democrats bandy about; California’s real debt is $617 billion

    http://www.bls.gov/lau/stalt.htm

    According to Breitbart, California is the worst-governed state in the entire country.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/11/29/Study-CA-worst-governed

    400,000 undocumented immigrants

    400,000? Nope. Try 4 million.

    Illegal Manuel Mejia Ordonez ordered to repay $3M in Calif employment fraud A former Marysville resident has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation.

    Don’t worry, Señor Mejia, you can keep the $3M all will be forgiven as soon as Hernandez’s bill is signed into law. Better spend it quickly, that 3M will soon be worth $3.00!!

    Bon

    • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

      Don’t you know? This is the Era of Every Schmuck Realizing His Full Potential (TM).

      This past week, I was for a few minutes in a room where no fewer than six products were said to help one realize one’s full potential.

      I’ve heard and seen ads saying that everything from mutual funds to e-mail domain names will help you realize your full potential.

      Who knows? Maybe that new workout fad of getting naked and hanging upside down from a tree and doing inverted sit-ups will help you realize your full potential.

      Then again, “realize one’s full potential” is straight out of PR speak, and since a lot of men that do PR have something in common, the Era of Every Schmuck Realizing His Full Potential has a strong crossover with the Era of LGBTQMIAPDLOLPLPLTH.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    Plainly, this is how the elites of California want things. Looking around LA, I still see plenty of wealthy whites, asians and jews who live in gated communities, yet support this garbage. The fate of this “coalition of the intelligent elites”, as John Engleman might term them, should provide an interesting footnote in the browning of America. How long will they hold on to power, when all the whites have fled? At what point will they realize that they are also considered enemies, stomping on the necks of the oppressed browns, regardless of their “progressive” bona fides? They seem to want to pay the ransom, but will the brown hordes be content with it?

  • http://www.facebook.com/brady.dillon.7 Brady Dillon

    Yeah right. How long is California going to be able to come up with the money to pay for that?

  • [email protected]

    “same rights as citizens”
    Here in the psrnj (peoples soviet republic of new jersey), the same rights as us taxpayers would be a comedown for illegal aliens.

  • Lou406

    “AB 35 would provide them with rights to a state ID card, unemployment benefits and state-administered medical services.”

    I just shelled out a couple hundred bucks to re-attach the crown on my 15 hundred dollar root canal. Maybe next time I’ll just hop a bus down to the “state administered medical services” and demand my “rights” be recognized.
    I’m sure it’ll work out well.

  • mobilebay

    When Obama introduced the program to “forgive” those brought to this country by their illegal parents, I called Sen. Hutchison’s office and asked the aide if those who do not qualify for the program would be deported. His reply: “No, they can stay and eventually apply for their own citizenship.” So, nothing has changed. Those who disregarded our laws will still profit from their crime. Suddenly, illegals are the chosen people and we’re second class citizens in our own country. We’re only needed to kick in our money for their upkeep. What in heaven’s name has happened to this nation?

  • cynthia curran

    D.B Cooper you are insane, California became liberal because of illegal immirgants. Liberal whites are not the problem of California. Los Angeles use to be a purple county until 1992 when whites left because of aerospace. The OC and San Diego were conservative until thousands of Mexicans and asians poured in its not liberal whites. Ronnie Raygun legalization caused California particulary in the last election to go heavily blue since La is the biggest Mexican voting county in the US. Whites are only 38 percent of California now and Mexicans many of them offsprings of Reagan’s legalization are 38 percent.

  • cynthia curran

    I use to live in Orange County and I get tired of Conservatives that are soft on illegal immirgation complaining about Liberal whites in Ca when its the Mexicans and asians that came becaue of Reagan or Ted Kennedy. OC use to be the place it wasn’t the Bay area with liberal politcs it was Ronald Reagan legalization that brought gangs and free and reduce lunch programs to Orange County. Orange County was 90 percent white until Regan’s great act.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    The perfect solution to California’s financial woes: put 400,000 illegal aliens on welfare.

    This may be good for the rest of the western United States, as jobless Mexican illegals will flock to California, leaving the fiscally more responsible states.