California is among the top ten high tax states in the union, coming in at either #6 or #8, depending who you ask. The steep marginal tax rates on its most productive workers has resulted in a negative outflow of highly skilled workers from California to other western states, even as the immigration of [...]
Score one for the away team.
Those things that we mean to punish, we tax. Those things we wish to encourage, we subsidize. When the last productive California worker flees to Texas the control of the state over its citizens’ lives will be complete.
It’ll be a paradise!
Just when you think it can’t get any weirder:
A security guard at the Church of Scientology’s Celebrity Centre in Hollywood on Sunday shot and killed a man wielding two samurai swords, police said.
Police detained the guard for questioning but said that a surveillance tape at the facility backed his claim that he [...]