Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 High taxes, poor schools, a super-rich class, and a significant percentage of citizens below the poverty line. These are the “symptoms” we “associate with failed states,” historian Victor Davis Hanson said. California currently has all of these “symptoms” and thus has become America’s first “third world state,” Hanson said […]

Rail fail: Trump puts stop to $1 billion grant to California

Rail fail: Trump puts stop to $1 billion grant to California

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2019 California Gov. Gavin Newsom charged that President Trump was carrying out “political retribution” after the Trump administration announced it was canceling a federal grant allocating nearly $1 billion to California for high-speed rail. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Feb. 19 said it sent a letter to […]

Green fail: Trump wants fed money ‘back now’ after Calif. hits brakes on high-speed rail

Green fail: Trump wants fed money ‘back now’ after Calif. hits brakes on high-speed rail

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 Gov. Gavin Newsom on Feb. 12 announced that California is ditching its plan to build a high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco. In March of last year, the California High-Speed Rail Authority announced that the L.A.-San Francisco line would cost $13 billion more and take four […]