#1 California Is Run By Those That Have No Common Sense At All: Politicians in California seem to love to impose absolutely ridiculous rules and regulations on the taxpayers.
#2 California Is A Horrible Place To Do Business: For seven years in a row, CEOs ranked California as the worst place in the United States to do business. Thousands of good companies have left the state in recent years, and yet California lawmakers continue to pile on more rules, regulations and taxes.
#3 The California Economy Is A Gigantic Mess: The unemployment rate in California is still well above 10 percent. In fact, the number of people unemployed in the state of California is approximately equivalent to the populations of Nevada, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. In 2010, only about 37 percent of the entire population of the state of California had a job.
#4 Municipalities All Over California Are Going Broke And Will Soon Need To Raise Taxes Substantially Just To Survive: Did you know that Stockton, California is so broke that it recently started skipping debt payments? But as bad as Stockton is doing, the truth is that Orange County may be in even worse shape.
#5 Desperate Municipalities Are Severely Slashing Government Services All Over The State: When you have no more money, you have to start cutting somewhere. In many cities in California, government services are being curtailed dramatically.
#6 The State Government In Sacramento Is Flat Broke.
#7 California Has Some Of The Highest Tax Rates In The Nation.
#8 Poverty Is Absolutely Exploding In California: Once upon a time, California was viewed as a land of great opportunity. Now it is a land of crushing poverty in many areas.
#9 The Is An Epidemic Of Crime And Gang Violence In California: Many families are deciding to move away from California because there are fewer and fewer areas that are still safe.
#10 As Poverty And Crime Grow Many California Cities Are Being Transformed Into Hellholes: Nature abhors a vacuum. As successful businesses and hard working families move away from California, other elements are moving in to replace them. Many formerly great California cities are now just a shell of their former selves.
#11 California Has Some Of The Worst Public Schools In The Nation: Many families are moving away from California because the public schools are absolutely nightmarish. The truth is that California has some of the worst public schools in the entire nation. In the late 70s, California was number one in per-pupil spending on education, but now the state has fallen to 48th place.
#12 Political Correctness Runs Rampant In California: In California, control freaks love to run for public office, and once they get power they love to shove their personal agendas down the throats of everyone else.
#13 California Does Not Respect The Rights Of Parents: Over and over, the state of California has shown that it could not care less about the rights of parents. For example, according to Natural News a bill was recently passed in the state of California that allows health officials to vaccinate children as young as 12 for sexually-transmitted diseases without ever having to get the approval of the parents.
#14 California Has One Of The Worst Health Care Systems In America: All over California, hospitals are shutting down. A big reason for this is because of the massive numbers of poor people and illegal aliens that are taking advantage of "free" medical care at hospital emergency rooms. A number of good hospitals have been forced to shut down in recent years and now the state of California ranks dead last out of all 50 states in the number of emergency rooms per million people.
#15 California - The Land Of The Lawsuits: If you live in the state of California, there is a really good chance that you will be slapped with a lawsuit at some point. According to the Institute for Legal Reform, the "lawsuit climate" in California is ranked number 46 out of all 50 states.
#16 The "Big One" Could Hit California At Any Time: The state of California lies directly along the infamous "Ring of Fire". Approximately 90 percent of all the earthquakes in the world happen along the Ring of Fire and the "Big One" could hit the state at any moment.
So what do you think?
What advice would you give to someone considering whether or not to move from Armenia to California?