I quite Los Angeles, home of my birth, last year.
As I have posted before, it wasn’t because of the actual expense — I can afford it. It is the ATTITUDE! How DARE I make good early life decisions, work my butt off and make good money as a result!! This behavior must be PUNISHED! If liberals get to go to bed saying “I am a good person, I used FD’s $ to pay for colostomy bags for illegals” that is just an added bonus for them.
Me and Mrs. FD decided we won’t stay where we aren’t wanted. I miss So. Cal but Texas people and attitude makes up for it and then some!
The problem with inviting California to Texas is that Texas might become California - unless the neighbors take care of it.
If the competition were to see which state could pander to ILLEGAL aliens the most Texas wins hands down. But, following Texas' lead California has made substantial gains in recent years.
I wouldn’t call what California is bringing down on itself “stagnation”, because stagnation is far too like a state of nominal function. Instead, the best analogy to California is found in this short video: