Some people I know say it's smarter to stay away from the current political issues with all but my CLOSEST friends, but I just gotta say this: It's time to reevaluate our involvement. Every day there are news reports about lack of public safety. Every night on the TV are photos of death and destruction. Why are we still there? We occupied this land, which we had to take by force, but it causes us nothing but trouble. Why are we still there? Their government is unstable, and there is no leadership or will to change the current system. Why are we still there? Many of their people are crude and uncivilized. Why are we still there? There are more than 100 religious sects, which we don't understand. Why are we still there? We can't even secure the borders. Why are we still there? They are billions of dollars in debt and it will cost billions more to rebuild, which we can't afford. Why are we still there? It is becoming very clear! We must abandon California.