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Shopping Around for a Better Life

Daddio7 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:32 AM
At least you're not a Mecca for refugees from Jersey Shore like Florida is. They get their union pension and move south where it is warmer. They try to take over any home owner association. or school board meeting they attend. Many places of business have a sign behind the counter that reads "We don't care how you do it up north".
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,...