So, does that mean we should fear those coming from Seattle? Since lots of them there are ex-criminals, and since they over there don't believe in second chances, why giving them the same respect over here? Stay where you are people from Seattle.
Since anything becomes a political mantra, don't forget your social security earnings got taxed during your glorious Raygun administration in the 80s. Darn democrats. Oh, wait! He ain't democrat!
On the subject of rich people. I have brought to you guys one or two escape routes the rich use to not pay taxes 100%. So, all you see is a circus, the rich pretending to be hurt when he is OK. He is there because he knows how to use tax loopholes, which are pretty, preeeeety abundant in the tax code if you know how to hire that "body" to help you find them.
Nothing is like SF or the bay area. Those tying to emulate it, will fail. You can't erase history and the achievements of the people over here, none the less the weather.