The California state government is flirting with bankruptcy, despite some of the highest taxes in the U.S. It avoided immediate disaster by foisting prison costs onto local towns and cities, which are themselves teetering near bankruptcy. You can blame decades of Democratic rule for that. And millions of illegal immigrants have put enormous burdens on schools, hospitals, the welfare system, and law enforcement, because big business likes cheap labor leading to privatized profits and socialized costs, much like what we have in our banking system. Democrats love it too, because when the children of illegal immigrants are old enough to vote they vote for Democrats, who promise to give them free stuff.
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