Skip to comments.Report: 225,000 Californians Flee State Per Year (Pharaoh...let my people go!!!)
Posted on 09/29/2012 5:36:48 AM PDT by Kolath
Due to high taxes, burdensome regulations, lack of public sector reforms, and a lackluster job climate, more people have left California than come to the state since 2005, according to a comprehensive study by the Manhattan Institute released on Tuesday, suggesting California is no longer perceived by most Americans as the land where dreams come true.
In the report, titled The Great California Exodus: A Closer Look," Tom Gray and Robert Scardamalia found Californians have fled to states like Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, South Carolina, and Georgia because those states have a better economic climate with less taxes and regulation.
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Man are you sure this is what you want?
These Californication people are moving into Texas in droves. Selling their 300K dollar trailer houses, buying up brush country and hill country land, inflating the cost of our property.
This is only inflating property value on property that I own that had a book value of $1200/acre value 5 years ago now to over $8000/acre for BRUSH country.
Worse than that they bring their liberal values and want to recreate their utopia that they so hated in the non-State they just left.
Be very careful who you ask into your paradise.....
Liberals are like cockroaches. They bring their filth and infest red states. They should be required to stay in the mess they created. They love liberalism, they just want someone else to pay for it. Typical.
It’s axiomatic that the best and brightest see the problems evolving and leave for better pastures first.
More and more, Kalifornia will be populated by the dumb and dumbest, leading to worse decisions on legislators, leading to worsening conditions, leading to lowering property values, leading to...
Eventually, the Golden State will be left to the poor and aged who can’t move, barrios and ghettos, and the rich libs in their gated communities.
Very good description of the American people
Just like a virus. It moves in, consumes the host, then goes looking for somewhere else to destroy.
If only California had that in place before we were overrun with the dregs of other states. AND...we were allowed to close the damned borders.
***Come on down to the Missouri Ozarks.***
You sure that is what you want? They foul their nest, then leave to go to a nice clean area, become voters, then try to pass the same laws that fouled their nest where they used to live.
We used to hear a lot of ...”That’s not how we do it in Chicaga!” here.
HEY, YOU GUYS!!!
THIS “MESS THAT THEY CREATED” WAS OUR H O M E BEFORE THEY CAME HERE!!!
UNDERSTAND, please, that we had a nice little state here until the liberals from all of YOUR states swarmed in on us and forced liberal crap down our throats. These people are the “children” of YOUR STATES, and we did NOT ask them to come here!
Then, the liberals moved here and took over S.F. and L.A. The reswwt of our state is just as conservative as it always was.
We can only hope the ones leaving are the liberals that ruined this state in the first place. If the conservatives are left in charge again, maybe we can put it back together.
That’s right - we have been California Conservatives like my husbands family some four generations now. We love our home and hate those whom have come from somewhere else to force liberalism on us!
The commie a$$hat$ better not wreck the moral culture of Texas which somewhat accomodates independence - lower taxes. Bet they wreck things out of their cultural ignorance.
I think many GOP-leaning voters left CA...Many liberals then replaced them...Just my theory...
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