Posted by Brittanicus, a resident of the Menlo Park: Park Forest neighborhood, on Mar 4, 2010 at 4:36 pm
California schools are overcrowded--crammed to its inability to educate and--WHY--you ask. WHY! Is very simple? The schools through k-12 to even college level have been hijacked by millions of illegal alien schools children and students. It's become a heavy burden on not just California, but all border states. It's been spreading like rotten fruit for decades and its now uncontrollable. That the truth of where taxpayers money is going? Its certainly not going for Americas infrastructure that's crumbling. It's not going to our homeless veterans, our senior citizens or single Mothers. The liberal 's assembly in Sacramento have frowned on any law that cuts public subsidies to who ignored our laws of sovereignty. California--has become a--THE SANCTUARY STATE --for these illegal immigrants and families who are robbing each state blind, in health care, education and a long list of supporting program that is costing--BILLIONS OF DOLLARS.
Steve Poizner, just filed his intention to be Governor and is the perfect candidate to bring California out of the financial doldrums, because he is a anti-illegal immigrant. He has also stated he will cut of all public subsidies to illegal immigrants, which could help stop the draining of the states treasuries of--BILLIONS--of dollars.
If you want to learn more how laws are being undermined by corruption in Washington go to NUMBERSUSA, JUDICIALWATCH, IMMIGRATIONBUZZ, RIGHTSIDENEWS & DIRECTORBLUE. Or call the Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121 for a more direct approach.
Posted by bay area native, a resident of the Menlo Park: Stanford Hills neighborhood, on Mar 4, 2010 at 8:13 pm
Whoa, Brittanicus, this is some real racist trash. I'll start off by saying I'm white, born and raised in the bay area (went to school in Palo Alto) and immigrants are NOT the problem with education. and they're not "aliens" either, they're human beings. Mostly FORCED to move here because their farms and homes are destroyed by (mostly) US corporations buying up the cheap land and exploiting the cheap labor.
but back to education,
the problem is obvious: $1.1 TRILLION+ has gone to BANK BAILOUTS and $BILLIONS into prisons. This is the problem- the priorities of the politicians for corporate funding and not the people. The money is there, and not only is it enough for education, it's enough for immigrants to. WE ARE THE 8th WEALTHIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. except oh yeah, we're not even a country! California is very wealthy, with an over $1 Trillion a year economy. That can easily pay for schools.
And I seriously recommend you learn some more about the immigrant struggle. I was uneducated about this once before but the issue is simple: nobody wants to leave their home to travel thousands of miles to live in a country where you're treated like crap and have no rights. They're forced into it by poverty largely caused by what OUR country does. We need to change our foreign policy before we talk about who should and should not be living here. Until the day that everything we own is "made in USA" and we're not going to war for oil and other resources, we need to keep an open mind and an open border and help out our brothers and sisters around the world.