Skip to comments.Vanity: Moving out of California
Posted on 03/14/2018 9:21:57 AM PDT by WKTimpco
I was born and raised in Southern Nevada. I remember it to be a free place, but the area is "Sin City." Since moving from there, I've become a Christ follower. But now I'm in the Godless, anti-gun, anti-Liberty, illegal-alien-loving slave state of California.
I've been hatching a plot to escape: Wifey, son and I move to Southern Nevada and get our main place. (Wifey doesn't want the cold or super rural-ness of the north east.) Then we buy a mountain cabin in Northern Nevada where my son and I can travel to often to live as free men to hunt, fish, carry a gun (NV CCL now), and live with the blessings of freedom that God gave every red-blooded American.
I am comfortable with moving to Nevada because of my familiarity with it and the friends I have there. But I don't know about other free places to move to.
Here are the pluses of Nevada: - GREAT for gun liberty and freedom to hunt, etc. (at least for now) - Dry and bug-less - Big, "Leave me alone" spaces up North for scenarios involving the breadown of social order
Here are the minuses of the plan - Southern Nevada (influential because of large population) is run by Dims (although the conservative movement is bold there too) - Many Angelenos have brought their socialism there - Nevada voted for OStinker twice and Killery once (but the Northern Nevada armed, patriotic cowboy is alive and well, and he is influential and won't back down from a fight)
My biggest concern is that Nevada will become a liberal spit-hole like California some time after I move there.
What do you think?
Will the last one to leave please turn off the lights.
Anyplace is an improvement over Mexifornia.
I moved to Prescott Valley AZ after 63 years, 8 months, and 19 days in CA.
Great to get free plastic bags in the supermarket, buy a firearm and get it in five minutes, pay $2.68 per gallon for premium gasoline, and get complemented several times on your MAGA cap in the local Costco.
Ex-Bay Area resident here. Left in 2008. I tried Las Vegas for a couple of years, then moved to Arizona. It has everything you want and then some. The summers keep out most California liberals, gun rights are excellent, economy is pretty good, housing is booming. The Phoenix area has the most jobs of course, but you can pick great conservative neighborhoods to live in nearby. Don’t be scared off by sordid tales of illegals and cartel murders - those are far less in evidence here than in California.
Nevada went for Hillary and it will go for the next Rat as well.
You’re just moving from a Pot with a fast boil to one with a slow boil. Either way you’re cooked.
Arizona or Idaho would at least give you a chance.
I’m in CA as well. Lived here for the past 60 Years. I’ve been trying to convince Mrs. KC to move to Flagstaff, AZ.
So far she isn’t on board, but I persist. LOL
Well, you’re basically living in the Venezuela of the United States, so practically anywhere you move will be an upgrade. I fled the North Korea if North America (NY) about 15 years ago and don’t miss it whatsoever.
I’ve only been to Vegas, but the rest of Nevada sounds really nice from what I’ve heard. Like many states with illegal immigration problems, it’s starting to tilt a little blue, but depending on the stage of your life it’s probably worth the upgrade.
Also, you can have your mountain cabin an hour away in Payson, and get all the benefits of Northern Nevada right nearby. :)
You’ve identified the ever-present danger of Californication. And in statewide elections, Nevadans elect RINOs and RATS. The insufferable Harry Reid was elected to five senate terms whch does not speak well for the Nevada electorate.
Liberals need to cluster together in urban termite mounds in order to survive. Nothing they fear so much as rural areas with gun owners.
Check out Minden, Gardnerville and Topaz.
Cities are liberal, rural areas are Conservative. It’s going to be that way in any state.
When people asked me some years ago, “how are you going to move out of California?” I said, “I’m taking I-40 east.” That’s really all it takes. I-10, or I-80 are also good, but US 395 will also work on the northern sections.
Good luck to you.
Do you, or does anyone, think that Nevada will become less free in 20, 30, 40 years? I think the only reason it held up as well as it has is because of the libertarian leanings of even the Dims in Southern Nevada. Don’t know if that pattern will persist, at least until I die, because I’m 52 now. (I don’t know why people vote differently in state v. national elections.)
Inside of ten years Nevada will become another Colorado...meaning it will be yet another state that’s been taken over by the anti-American left.
I’d suggest looking at Idaho, Utah, or Montana.
Come on down to the Missouri Ozarks.
Low taxes, low cost of living, fishing year round, deer are plentiful, turkey season spring and fall, shoot your gun, lake front or lake view.
Did I mention low taxes ?
It’s headed to darker shades of blue, but it will take a long long time to reach the level of blue CA is.
I like Idaho, but do you think at some point we will be facing down the 5-black-robe scenario of their shoving their ideology down our throats nationally a la Engel, Roe & Obergefell?
“My biggest concern is that Nevada will become a liberal spit-hole like California some time after I move there.”
Eastern Washington in the Columbia basin, Tri Citys area (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland). VERY conservative polically. Elevation of 379 above sea level, dry hot summers, mild spring and fall and winters range from cold (0-30) to mild. This year was very mild and sone days close to mid 50’s and no snow. Most snow is usually gone in about a week.
Of course we still have to deal with the Westside uber-libs, but we have no state income tax
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