People Begin Living Without Electricity and Water in California

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHQXU9Kzgr8]YouTube - People Begin Living Without Electricity and Water in California[/ame]
     
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    What would you expect in an utterly bankrupt third world nation ?
     
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    The anguish on that guy's face is heart-wrenching.
     
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    Its only going to get worse. think how many people used up their 99 weeks of unemployment and don't even count in the jobless claims report. and people like myself that were self employed and can not collect.
     
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    What is truly bad is the light at the end of the tunnel is a train coming right at us. In fact a line of trains. I am extremely blessed in that we paid off the last debt in 1992 and I inherited an interest in my mother's house two years ago when she died so I have back up in case things fall apart. Still the prospect of serial sovereign defaults scare me, not to mention the loss of local government services which is already starting and the coming foreclosure waves. If you are not Bill Gates or Warren Buffet even owning your home like I do does not get you out of the woods.
     
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    Only a plane ticket will get you out of those woods.
     
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    I don't understand: You mean you cannot get a job installing solar panals on government buildings?
     
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    Depending on your state and personal situation that may or may not be funny.
     
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    How much of this "anguish" has been brought on Californians by their own seemingly insatiable appetite for "more, more, more" entitlements, sometimes idiotic fanaticism on environmental and animal rights issues, financial demands on government to do more and more with less and less and their unwillingness to bend, make cuts that need to be made, or any other concessions that might keep the state at least half-way able to float for awhile?
     
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    Well, I assume that the Billions in government investment to Rebuild America, and its interest in alternative energy sources, California would be covered with solar panals.
     

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