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This viewpoint doesn't appear to jive with the one being portrayed currently[1], that the exodus is only among the poor/middle-class and that the immigration of the rich and high-earners is actually accelerating.

1: https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-skelton-income-t...




What do you think is going to happen when significant portions of the poor and middle class leave?

Fewer people to pay for California's absurd public sector pensions and expensive government services -> higher taxes on the people remaining.


the exodus is only among the poor/middle-class and that the immigration of the rich and high-earners is actually accelerating.

Is that supposed to make the groupthink better or worse? I suspect worse, as it's reducing the viewpoint diversity, as viewpoint is affected by socioeconomic status and livelihood.


I think the point is that tax isn't driving an exodus of businesses/entrepreneurs as OP suggested. The opposite is true and it's driving out lower income people. Oakland, for example, is growing like SF with 10+ tall buildings going up this year downtown to accommodate tech companies and their employees.


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> Please check your reading comprehension.

No need for this kind of comment on here.

Yes. I agree with you. I was backing up what nrb was saying and that gesman was wrong. One effect is reduced diversity.


Yes you're right. It's my reading comprehension error. I reacted to your comment as:

"hellllllooo I think the point is that tax isn't driving an exodus of businesses/entrepreneurs as OP suggested. The opposite is true and it's driving out lower income people."

Which would sound pretty awful and condescending in context. (I imagined the voice of Miss Martian saying this.) However, that's your username, not a part of your comment.


Haha no worries. Enjoy your day.




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