Wednesday, June 12, 2019

California: A Golden Fruit with a Rotten Core

Can any beach in the world beat California’s?

Does any place in the world have so wondrous and soothing a climate? Can farmers anywhere outperform the scientists of the Central Valley, in both quantity and quality of produce? And then there’s the economy — were it a separate country, California would boast the world’s 5th largest economy.

But California is not a separate country. It is but one of fifty states, and a failed one at that, at least when it comes to providing for the security and prosperity of its citizens....