California: Pending Third World Country
The mayor of Escondido, California - a legal immigrant from Lebanon, has slammed Sacramento's decision to declare the entire state as a sanctuary for illegal immigrants and criminals
Mayor Sam Abed expressed his outrage at the direction of California in an interview on Fox News over the weekend, warning that the once-Golden State is regressing into third world status under Democrat leadership.
"I came to this country 30-plus years ago - I came here for the American dream, I came here to live safely with my family, and here, I'm fighting for our sovereignty and to keep our community safe," Abed told host Neil Cavuto. "This is insanity. This doesn't happen in any country in the world."
"California now is sanctuary for poverty, for illegal immigration, for illegal criminals. We have 12% of the [country's] population, and we have 30% of the welfare. 25% of the homeless in the nation are in California. And now we're going to harbor illegal criminals."
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