I left late last year — and I was born and raised in California.
This is the worst (best?) job of whistling past the graveyard I have ever read. It isn’t even backed up by facts (most people are fleeing to Texas, not Nevada).
There are more people in the cart than pulling it. The more they raise taxes the fewer people will be pulling the cart (plenty of people to clamber in to get the free stuff, though).
Indeed. As Shaw so aptly put it: “A government that robs Peter to pay Paul will always have the support of Paul.”