Lee Wochner: Writer. Director. Writing instructor. Thinker about things.


Actual, not alternative, fact

Clearly, California is falling apart. How else to explain that it just surpassed France as the world’s 6th largest economy, even though it’s only one out of 50 states? Sad.


2 Responses to “Actual, not alternative, fact”

  1. Jim Markley Says:

    What’s your deficit like? How about taxes? It seems to say that this is because of strength of American dollar, not California economy!

  2. Lee Wochner Says:

    We’ve got a strong economy, the living is good, and we’ve had fiscal discipline, good growth, and, until very recently, a balanced budget. (As opposed to under GOP governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.) Now, let’s see how, for example, the completely GOP-controlled Kansas is doing. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/02/22/republicans-real-live-experiment-with-kansass-economy-survives-a-revolt-from-their-own-party/?utm_term=.a2c23de9e72f

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