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How Liberal Companies Are Bringing Blue State Mindsets to Red States
The Daily Signal ^ | March 7, 2019 | Tony Perkins

Posted on 03/07/2019 3:18:52 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Amazon isn’t the only one fed up with New York’s ridiculous tax rates. Plenty of companies are packing their bags and looking for office space in states with more business-friendly policies. There’s just one problem: A lot of these top firms can’t stand the conservative laws that make their new homes so successful.

AllianceBernstein, another firm fleeing the Empire State’s stifling economy, just announced that it’s relocating its $70 million headquarters to Nashville. But before it moves, the CEO is warning Tennessee: It’s not a fan of religious liberty. And AllianceBernstein is proving it by fighting the state’s faith-based adoption bill.

“AB chose to move to Tennessee because we believe it is a welcoming state that is focused on growing jobs, incomes, and the tax base,” Chief Operating Officer Jim Gingrich said in a statement. But, “the bills being debated in the current session of the legislature send a clear message to certain constituencies that they are not welcome. Other states have tried to pass similar bills,” he claims, “and this has proven to be anti-growth, anti-job, and against the interests of the citizens of those states.”

Is that so? Because the last time financial experts checked, the most socially conservative states also happened to be the most prosperous. For years, places like North Carolina (No. 1), Texas (No. 3), and Georgia (No. 6) have topped Forbes’s Best States for Business list—despite high-profile campaigns for privacy, religious liberty, and life.

What these liberal CEOs don’t understand is that these favorable business climates only come from conservative legislators who understand that real freedom leads to economic growth. That’s why these red states are so enticing to companies, because their social values haven’t just built a foundation for workforce and family success—but thriving corporations, too.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailysignal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: New York; US: North Carolina; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: bluestates; conservatisem; conservatism; corporations; corporatism; cronyism; leftism; lgbt; liberals; marxism; newyork; northcarolina; plutocracy; politics; redstates; socialism; tennessee; transgender
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Corporate blue staters attempting to take hammer and tongs to red states.


1 posted on 03/07/2019 3:18:53 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Other states have tried to pass similar bills,” he claims, “and this has proven to be anti-growth, anti-job, and against the interests of the citizens of those states.”

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That’s your own miserable opinion, lowlife. Please return to your Leftard state and continue to ruin it.


2 posted on 03/07/2019 3:24:45 PM PST by Bishop_Malachi (Liberal Socialism - A philosophy which advocates spreading a low standard of living equally.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Corporations operate within the State at the State’s Pleasure!! REVOKE their Corporate Status.


3 posted on 03/07/2019 3:25:10 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Go back to your socialist paradise, jerk.


4 posted on 03/07/2019 3:26:25 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

OK...don’t like it? Don’t move here.

Problem solved.


5 posted on 03/07/2019 3:27:53 PM PST by Paleo Pete (It's not a toe, it's a furniture location device!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is not good. I certainly hope Tennesseans will tell these NY carpetbaggers where to stick it.

With a booming economy, Nashville doesn’t need Wall Street telling them their southern culture sucks.


6 posted on 03/07/2019 3:31:16 PM PST by Hostage (Article V)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Some of those old Bible Belt states sent some of the biggest libtards to Senate and Congress. Harkin, Gephardt, Franken, Dick Durbin, Claire McCaskill, just to name a few. There are a couple of fiscal conservatives, fewer social conservatives from the Northeast and West.
7 posted on 03/07/2019 3:43:41 PM PST by j.argese (/s tags: If you have a mind unnecessary. If you're a cretin it really doesn't matter, does it?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Stay in your leftist/commie/socialist/fascist/nazi blue states, and quit infiltrating and polluting ours.


8 posted on 03/07/2019 3:58:16 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Bishop_Malachi

“It’s not a fan of religious liberty. And AllianceBernstein is proving it by fighting the state’s faith-based adoption bill.”

Calling Ilhan Omar.


9 posted on 03/07/2019 5:06:12 PM PST by Bonemaker (invictus" maneo)
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To: j.argese

Carter, Clinton and so many others. No shortage of pukes below the Mason Dixon line.


10 posted on 03/07/2019 5:12:39 PM PST by Bonemaker (invictus" maneo)
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To: Hostage

“With a booming economy, Nashville doesn’t need Wall Street telling them their southern culture sucks.”

Davidson County is blue already.


11 posted on 03/07/2019 5:18:42 PM PST by Bonemaker (invictus" maneo)
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To: j.argese
Some of those old Bible Belt states sent some of the biggest libtards to Senate and Congress. Harkin, Gephardt, Franken, Dick Durbin, Claire McCaskill, just to name a few. There are a couple of fiscal conservatives, fewer social conservatives from the Northeast and West.

I'd hardly call Missouri, Iowa and Illinois "Bible Belt" states. Two of the 3 are north of the Mason-Dixon line and Missouri isn't really considered a Southern State by most.

12 posted on 03/07/2019 5:43:35 PM PST by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

bump


13 posted on 03/07/2019 5:55:23 PM PST by foreverfree
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To: Hostage

Nashville is already infested with liberals! Used to be a nice place.


14 posted on 03/07/2019 7:38:01 PM PST by LYDIAONTARIO
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I’d be tempted to impose a relocation entry fee on select companies.


15 posted on 03/07/2019 7:55:28 PM PST by TBP (Progressives lack compassion and tolerance. Their self-aggrandizement is all that matters.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

And yet all the Governors of these states will roll over and do the dying cockroach for these companies. They’ll talk about jobs, taxes, SMART growth, development and opportunities.

Two things happen...

The Governors and their buddies cash in on all the development and get fat and rich. So much so, that nothing will effect them.

There is no such thing as SMART growth. They’ll start slamming subdivisions, strip malls, apartment complexes up, so fast, it’ll make your head spin. Of course the infrastructure isn’t set up for any of that and the roads will be paved as fast as they can, creating one ginormous traffic jam. Atlanta is a prime example and an even better example is Cumming, Georgia. Traffic is an absolute nightmare.

The Governors will talk of all the jobs available. What they don’t say is, most of them will go to transplants from outside Tennessee. When that company makes its move, many of the employees, will go to Nashville and its suburbs and see the homes they can get for their dollar and will pack their stuff up and head there. They, then, will start to change the voting demographics in the states as Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville, expand and become more densely populated. When that happens all the Northern Democrats and liberal hipsters that moved there, who live in the cities, will dictate what goes on in that state. Just like so many others.

And, if the CEO and Board don’t like the politics of Nashville and Tennessee, I’m sure there’s someplace else they could go. Why not go to North Carolina? That state turned Blue a while back and it’ll never go back. One of the first examples of Governors and Chambers of Commerce selling out their constituents.


16 posted on 03/07/2019 8:44:58 PM PST by qaz123
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A fork has been stuck in Nashville for it’s been done for quite some time. Blame everything you see going on down South and it’s steady transformation to the left on Governors, State Legislature’s and their greedy donors, trying to cash in on these invasions. That’s all it is. They promised these companies the world and told their constituents that there’d be more jobs than they could imagine.

Well, the company isn’t going to start over and train a completely new workforce. They’ll bring as many of their employees as they can. They’ll sell their houses for a lot more than they’re actually worth and buy something twice as big in the suburbs. New schools and soccer fields. Lower taxes. Mild winters. They’ll come in droves that it’ll look like a zombie invasion.

But, what is the one thing they do, that no one can stop.....They bring their liberal, democratic BULLSH*T with them and change everything. They are no worse than immigrants, legal or illegal, and refugees that come to the US and REFUSE to assimilate.

The CEO of this company is stating, in the faces of everyone in Tennessee, that he’s coming but he ain’t changing. And he’s bringing an army with him.


17 posted on 03/07/2019 8:56:21 PM PST by qaz123
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They are no worse than immigrants, legal or illegal, and refugees


Meant to say ..... They are no better, if not worse, than immigrants, legal or illegal, and refugees


18 posted on 03/07/2019 8:57:38 PM PST by qaz123
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To: qaz123

Tennesseans that I have as friends are very smart people. I have more faith they will know how to keep Wall Street trash from destroying their traditional southern culture.

People are waking up and nothing can stop that.


19 posted on 03/08/2019 1:20:43 AM PST by Hostage (Article V)
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To: LYDIAONTARIO

It’s a cancer spreading to urban areas everywhere.

Obama called it the Urban Archipelago. The urban takeover sites are like beachheads of invasion for launching Cultural Marxism.

There are a few ways to slay this beast. One starts with my tagline.


20 posted on 03/08/2019 1:28:28 AM PST by Hostage (Article V)
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