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Shopping Around for a Better Life

OldMexicanblog Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 10:05 AM
Re: hiimterry, -- I do worry about people getting fed up with their states and moving to other states only to continue voting for the same kinds of people who sent their original state into the toilet. -- Same problem here in Texas. We welcome those that want to escape oppression and lack of opportunities, but coming here should be conditioned to not voting until you own a house, so you can have some skin in the game.
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,...