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Another California Businessman plans to leave
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER ^ | Jan. 14, 2013 | Jan Norman

Posted on 01/14/2013 7:01:22 AM PST by freedombiz

Melton International Tackle, which sells fishing gear worldwide, is marking 20 years in business in Anaheim during 2013. It may be the last.

Owner Tracy Melton is consulting with his financial experts and exploring other locations for his 30-employee company. He says recent state tax hikes may be the final straw that drives him out of what he considers to be a state unfriendly to businesses.

"I am not rich by any means," Melton said "I work hard, keep 30 people off unemployment, and my reward is that the state and feds want to take more than half of any profit I make."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: leavecalifornia; regulations; taxes
State government still insists that it's a myth that businesses are leaving California. Yeah, right!
1 posted on 01/14/2013 7:01:27 AM PST by freedombiz
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To: freedombiz

....yeah....and Spokeshave is thinking about emigrating Texas.

2 posted on 01/14/2013 7:05:48 AM PST by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: freedombiz

Stinking rich, ungrateful capitalist. He’s damn lucky to have kept 50% of what he makes. No one deserves to keep more than $50K, if their not members of the Party. California should justifiably appropriate all of his assets prior to his departure. /s

3 posted on 01/14/2013 7:23:15 AM PST by Thommas (The snout of the camel is in the tent..)
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To: freedombiz
"California is ... creating more jobs at a faster rate than the rest of the country and are outpacing the nation in job growth," said Riley Ray-Robbins, spokesman for the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development. "California's future looks bright, and those who say otherwise just don't have the facts."

I can give Mister Ray-Robbins the "facts".

I live in California, and in an allegedly nice area.

Perhaps Mister Ray-Robbins would like a tour of the boarded-up homes and businesses that are literally everywhere, and the number is GROWING.

Perhaps Mister Ray-Robbins is enured to the sad sight of welfare rats just walking around with their eyes fixed with that vacant, hopeless look that they always have.

Mister Ray-Robbins appears to have no compunction about the Big Lie.


4 posted on 01/14/2013 8:03:28 AM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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He pointed out that Singapore-based Reka Health Pte. Ltd., a mobile health technology company, is opening its U.S. headquarters in San Diego and Soitec of France built a $150 million solar manufacturing facility in San Diego that eventually will employ 450 people.

These are the only types of businesses California wants: medical, software, or Green. They think an economy can be based solely on these types of companies paying a small number of professionals high salaries while the entire welfare state and giant government gets to ride on their backs for free.

I guess we'll see how that works out for them...

5 posted on 01/14/2013 8:14:05 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: freedombiz

Indeed and Brown cooks the books and tells the media the state is in the balck,they swallow it.

6 posted on 01/14/2013 8:19:58 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Thommas

And the evil rich (worker bees) must be punished more the 13% state tax needs to be doubled. /s

7 posted on 01/14/2013 8:22:46 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: freedombiz

The lure of California is full of barbs.

8 posted on 01/14/2013 8:26:33 AM PST by bunkerhill7 ( duhhhh)
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To: freedombiz

Hope he brings his biz to Fla. We’ve got a few places he can test new products.

9 posted on 01/14/2013 8:28:09 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: bunkerhill7

Time to cast off, I suppose.

10 posted on 01/14/2013 9:23:32 AM PST by golux (man)
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