We built Liberty, with spirit & form
(California’s Lesson for Obama)

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay France (US trip)

Workers constructing the Statue of Liberty © 1883
Human Statue of-LIBERTY!
For every path which leads toward failure; and for every political party; the role of government in protectionist policy, has always made US 'less free'.
"To the sculptor form is everything and is nothing. It is nothing without the spirit - with the idea it is everything."
-Victor Hugo, May 13, 1885
Let not big Government 'form' huddled masses. VIEW: VIDEO

Arnie's principals of free market, were (for some time) contributions toward over-coming a corrupt prior leadership, which drove us near the brink... We found a change in attitude, and before natural disasters, and the market collapse; we began to prosper...

This "old" clip is important because, as he points out that Americans must work to strengthen freedom as a guide...
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FACT: It was Arnold's strengths in free market principals which brought better education, quality restorations, tightening of budget; and amidst some of the largest natural disasters that our state and Nation have endured... Schwarzenegger stood alongside our tragedy... With spirit, we began again.

With forests and homes burned, protectionist policy set in ...
Arnie announced his boldest strives toward climate-control; and in 2006 signed into law the toughest anti-global-warming regulations of any state. It was to be a prosperous era of green jobs, renewable energy, and technological leadership.
-Instead, since 2007 -- in anticipation of the new mandates -- California has led the nation in job losses... more.

The regulations created a cap-and-trade system, with steep new taxes to limit emissions; with the notion that imposing some $23 billion of new taxes and fees on households (through higher electricity bills) and employers will cost the economy nothing, while also reducing greenhouse gases.

Instead it taxed our way to cascading unemployment due to massive rise in overhead costs. Not only did the natural disasters hit, so did the market melt-down; making California the fourth-highest housing foreclosure rate in the nation. We became the highest state of loss of business revenue while facing a $40 billion deficit... SOURCE.

California's Lesson for Obama is in its experience...
Mr. Schwarzenegger and his green supporters boasted that the regulations would steer California into Governmental protections; but did not anticipate our natural disasters; and (as the video implies) bold and extreme climate legislation, ran counter to economical prosperity. more.

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"This country was not made great by absolving corporate losers of loss."

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