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Shopping Around for a Better Life

coveyrise Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:11 AM
This same migration to Texas from failed Liberal States occurred back in the late 70s when Carter was President. The Rust Belt was suffering and thousands of people moved from up North down here to Texas. As soon as they would get here they would begin trying to convert Texas to what they had just left. Someone came up with what is still my favorite bumper sticker which read: "WE REALLY DON'T GIVE A DAMN HOW YOU DID IT UP NORTH" It's about time to start printing them again.
Thanks, California! Thanks for your monstrous spending and absurd regulatory overreach! America needs you. We need Connecticut and Illinois, too! We need you the way we needed the Soviet Union, as models of failure, to warn us what happens if we believe those who say, "Government can."

Moving to California was once the dream for many Americans. Its population grew at almost triple the national average -- until 1990. Then big government, in the form of endless regulation and taxes, killed much of the dream. In the last decade, 2 million people left California.

Many of them moved to Alaska, Florida,...