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Joining us now Duncan Hunter Republican congressman from California.
Congressman -- welcome to the show.
-- neck of the woods is getting hammered pretty good and you know a lot of you can't say that -- is coming out with I don't know if you heard the sound bites.
Obviously there was miscommunication from the city officials into town residents about the fiscal health but the reasons that this is happening.
Seem to be endemic really and your neck of the woods.
It's a California -- -- I will tell you a very sad story my little brother got out of the army about six months ago.
Moved to Texas from San Diego because he wanted to get a job that that's how bad things -- California right now California used to lead the entire country.
With -- it was all on the cutting edge in Biotech and technology and a lot of different things it's now saddled and written with a lot of debt.
It's a leading edge of what America's gonna look like if things don't shape up as a country but the upside is is this.
Things start from the ground up right so -- in California it's gonna store from the cities up and in the in the entire country things we're gonna start.
From the states op -- and that's how things have been working it's not gonna come from the top down model think -- answers in the fixes or gonna come from here.
They're gonna come from the states -- and in a state like California.
Which is kind of a small representation of the entire country with their liberal what general.
Liberal agenda it's gonna come from the cities -- and and that's what's happening there.
Yeah yeah -- did the good thing -- I guess the question begs -- just how much more carnage we're gonna have to go through before we get this sort of inflection that you're talking about because.
Everyone saying that there's got to be more cities and I would suspect even more in your district what do you think.
-- would be hit rock bottom that's big question winners rock bottom for California gonna happen because.
The California legislature is acting like nothing's happened they're making it emissions rules make it harder for manufacturers.
Manufacturers are leaving California in roads it's become an eight.
Banana republic type of body environment there we have extremely rich people they have the service folks are like at Starbucks GAAP financial service advisors real first.
Which you don't have a name manufacturing anymore.
Nobody creates wealth in California they.
-- go to other states because other states -- more welcoming.
To companies that want to create wealth and actually make things and export California's losing out and that's you're gonna see.
It's gonna have to hit rock bottom I think for California to change because.
There -- so many freebies and illegal immigration truly is a big part of this do you have so many people taking it from the state of of California that haven't paid any -- any any system whether it's the federal system -- the state system and they're simply taking money.
There's no way that this is.
Is sustainable and at some point it's gonna hit rock bottom but I don't think it's gonna change until it hits rock bottom.
You know what I'm inclined to agree obviously people when those skin in the game mind taking out hurts in the pensions.
We're too lavish to begin with represented -- -- to really appreciated time this morning.