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Progressive Policies Force Families to Migrate

Humphrey Applebee Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 7:26 AM
I can speak for my home state of New Jersey and my neighboring stae of New York where our taxes are among the highest in the country. We are losing population and as a result we have lost congressional seats. Those of working age went to low tax, job plentyful red states. Those who retired to warmer tempratures were not replaced since they young are finding better jobs in places like Texas, Florida ( ok that is a purple state) , etc. Coincidence that people are leaving high tax, liberal blue states and going to red/purple states?

When a state shifts along party lines it never happens overnight. Only in rare occurrences can a presidential candidate dramatically change voter turnout (e.g. North Carolina, 2008). Yet this narrative has become a popular topic recently as politicians look towards the upcoming elections.

News broke last week that Democrats could stage a potential takeover of two Republican stronghold states, Arizona and Texas, before the 2016 presidential election. Key strategists pointed to an increasingly diverse population and the impending amnesty deal that would allow over 900,000 Hispanics to vote. The staggering numbers aren’t necessarily tied to Democrat votes, as critics quickly...