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Shopping Around for a Better Life

Marion69 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:19 AM
The majority of our problems could be solved by term limits and absolutely NO retirement for politicians from cities on up the line. The big problem would be forcing them out, too many vote for a familiar name or those on the dole vote to keep it.
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,...