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San Diego North County
Friday, 18 March 2011


Seeking those in San Diego County who are looking to get off of the grid, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Taking individual action is the only way we can begin to provide a brighter future for our children. The norm is failing us at an alarming rate and we need to find alternatives by coming together.


Friday, 20 May 2011 by Cody Cunningham



Cody Cunningham
California's Not Dreamin': This Is the Nightmare of an Obama Second Term
by Roger Hedgecock

I live in California. If you were wondering what living in Obama's second term would be like, wonder no longer. We in California are living there now.

California is a one-party state dominated by a virulent Democratic Left enabled by a complicit media where every agency of local, county, and state government is run by and for the public employee unions. The unemployment rate is 12%.

California has more folks on food stamps than any other state, has added so many benefits and higher rates to Medicaid that we call it "Medi-Cal." Our K-12 schools have more administrators than teachers, and smaller classes but lower test scores and higher dropout rates with twice the per-student budget of 15 years ago. Good job, Brownie.

This week, the once and current Gov. Jerry "Moonbeam" Brown had to confess that the "balanced" state budget adopted five months ago was billions in the red because actual tax revenues were billions lower than the airy-fairy revenue estimates on which the balance was predicated.

After trimming legislators' perks and reducing the number of cell phones provided to state civil servants, the governor intoned that drastic budget reductions had already hollowed out state programs for the needy, law enforcement and our schoolchildren. California government needed more money.

Echoing the Occupy movement, the governor proclaimed the rich must pay their fair share. Fair share? The top 1% of California income earners currently pays 50% of the state's income tax.

California has seven income tax brackets. The top income tax rate is 9.3%, which is slapped on the greedy rich earning at least $47,056 a year. Income of more than $1 million pays the "millionaires' and billionaires'" surcharge tax rate of 10.3%.

Brown's proposal would add 2% for income over $250,000. A million-dollar income would then be taxed at 12.3%. And that's just for the state.

Brown also proposed a one-half-cent sales tax increase, which would bring sales taxes (which vary by county) to 7.75% to 10%. Both tax increases would be on the ballot in 2012.

The sales tax increase proposal immediately brought howls of protest from the Left (of Brown!). Charlie Eaton, a sociology grad student at UC Berkeley and leader of the UC Student-Workers Union, said, "We've paid enough. It's time for millionaires to pay."

At least five other ballot measures to raise taxes are circulating for signatures to get on the 2012 ballot in California. The governor's proposals are the most conservative.

The Obama way doesn't end with taxes.
Cody CunninghamCody Cunningham on Tuesday, 13 March 2012 01:56

Well...Think this is it. Think we're going to sell the house and hit the road....Full-timers for a year or two. Find somewhere new to put down roots, raise our children. Been in CA for a long time, all my life, native. never thought I would look for, dream for the day I say goodbye...keep ya posted.


Tuesday, 13 March 2012 01:30
Ignacio E. Talon
Although I have visited this site before, today's article by Brandon Smith* was so moving that I have now come to join. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has brought a much needed light on the corruption that permeates our social systems and Brandon's piece gives examples of the best solutions available to defend ourselves as we rebuild our society together. Thanks, Tim

*Want To Defeat The Banks? Stop…
by Brandon Smith
Friday, 28 October 2011 11:14
Gerald Reaster
By joining this group you are contributing to the coming Revolution, Social and Political, I for one welcome it because we need to return to those values that made our Country GREAT if we are to survive as a free Nation.
Friday, 18 March 2011 18:39