By The Right Scoop


CBN News reports on how businesses are fleeing California because of the heavy tax burden and regulations being imposed on them by the state. But even more than just a heavy tax burden, businesses are fleeing what they see as unfair taxation as well. In December of last year, California decided to cancel a tax break that businesses had been using and then decided to collect taxes from that tax break retroactively. So business who used the tax break for the past 5 years had to ‘reimburse’ the state of California for the entire 5 years of money they saved from that tax break. This has created an atmosphere of tremendous uncertainty is one of the reasons businesses are abandoning the state.

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  • Orangeone

    And the liberal courts will support the punishment of business.  Only the illegal aliens will be left in CA which is the end goal.

  • strangernfiction

    But they mean well. /s

  • PVG

    Good job Moonbeam! You and your union buddies keep it up, we’ll be bankrupt before your term is up……I hope!

  • ken56925

    I am surprised this hasn’t happened sooner…

  • freeperjim

    Leftism ALWAYS FAILS

  • Cheetah

    You would think the results of the 2010 census would wake up these liberal states. The census clearly showed a significant migration of people from liberal states to conservative states. As a result, the liberal states lost about 15 seats in the US House.
    The heavy taxation, anti-business climate will result in states like California losing even more seats in the US House when the 2020 census is conducted. Red states could end-up controlling the US House for decades as a result.

    • Orangeone

      Cheetah The red states are being polluted and diluted by the liberals in order to drain them of resources and turn them blue.

      • Judges718

        Orangeone 
        You got that right.  One trip to Austin, TX. will confirm it.

        • Orangeone

          Judges718 Orangeone And Perry has been part of the problem, incentivizing illegal aliens and democrats to TX

  • http://hehasfailed.wordpress.com/ He_Has_Failed

    And now you see why only land owners should be able to vote.

    • billma40

      He_Has_Failed  
      Failed, Why do you think only landowners should be able to vote?

      • http://hehasfailed.wordpress.com/ He_Has_Failed

        billma40 He_Has_Failed 
        Because non-landowners vote simply to get themselves ‘stuff,’ which generally has nothing to do with the interests and long-term success of the State.

        • billma40

          He_Has_Failed billma40  
          I rent but  do not vote to get stuff for myself and not everyone can be a landowner. . Being a landowner doesn’t make you any more intelligent than someone that pays rent, although people like you thinks it does. . This is just more typical class warfare from the republican party that caused me to leave the party before. It makes it difficult for me because I hate the democrats infinitely more.
          Keep up your class warfare and there won’t be a republican party in 10 years, leaving the demosocialist party in power for decades.

        • http://hehasfailed.wordpress.com/ He_Has_Failed

          billma40 He_Has_Failed 
          There’s always exceptions.  Someone will always be offended but transient, temporary people moving in and out of States such as renters voting while they are there and then leaving after inflicting their liberal damage on society, do not have the vested interest in protecting the areas around them that heavily invested landowners do.  Of course there are bad landowners too.  What we have now isn’t working.

        • tshtsh

          He_Has_Failed billma40 Doesn’t your rent increase if the landlord’s expenses increase?

        • white531

          billma40He_Has_Failed 
          bilma40, this is the paragraph from the article I posted below, that covers your question:
          This was the framer’s original intent – they believed that such a
          requirement to qualify to vote was not unreasonable. Would we not be
          better off today if that principle were applied? It might have been
          better if the Constitution were more clear, stating outright that only
          informed citizens with a vested interest are allowed to vote, but
          clearly, the idea as it was manifested at the time of the writing is a
          sound one. If anyone today is regarded as well-informed, and non-land
          owners as vested, let them vote. But preserve the integrity of the
          system and erect a bar over which people must climb before voting. We
          will all be better off.

      • white531

        billma40He_Has_Failed
        Long answer to your question, but worth reading nonetheless.  From MarineReconDad, on Aol Answers.  A very good site for quick research.
        http://aolanswers.com/questions/founding_fathers_wanted_qualified_1868172757412
        The founding fathers believed, as I do, that the long term welfare of our nation is best served by an informed, invested electorate. Thus, I question the assumption that the original intent fails at all – not only for these reasons, but due to the fact that women were not allowed to vote then because they were not regarded as well enough educated or informed, and that only property owners were thought to have enough of an investment in the long term welfare of the state to qualify as voters.
         
        This was the framer’s original intent – they believed that such a requirement to qualify to vote was not unreasonable. Would we not be better off today if that principle were applied? It might have been better if the Constitution were more clear, stating outright that only informed citizens with a vested interest are allowed to vote, but clearly, the idea as it was manifested at the time of the writing is a sound one. If anyone today is regarded as well-informed, and non-land owners as vested, let them vote. But preserve the integrity of the system and erect a bar over which people must climb before voting. We will all be better off. 
         

Instead, it has been determined that anyone should be able to vote, even though too many voters have no earthly  idea what policy or party serves them best. National research demonstrates that more people know who Paula Abdul is than who know the three branches of government. This extension of voting rights to anyone and everyone has led to a huge bloc of people voting on emotion and only for their immediate gratification, as opposed to what best serves the country and even themselves in the long run. These voters are like the farmers who eat the seed corn and are therefore unable to plant in the spring.
        The popular idea today is that the more people who vote, the stronger our democracy will become, helping everyone to feel he has a role in decision making. But more important for political stability is the economic welfare of the country. Hitler earned just 2% of the vote in the election before the Depression, but with economic hard times as a catalyst, he won outright. Can you think of any modern-day similar situation? Long term economic welfare would be much better served in a system that filtered qualified voters – those with at least a rudimentary knowledge of how our government works. This is not a new or radical idea – we require that vehicle drivers be licensed by passing tests before we allow them behind the wheel. Since the very welfare and viability of our country is at stake, especially our national security, should we tolerate anything less?


        Some may say this is unfair, that everyone should vote, but is the system as it is set up today fair? Under our everyone-can-vote current system, one group can vote themselves another group’s private property, something certainly unfair and unlikely to occur if only property owners were voting. In the short run, expropriating private property may benefit a few, but in the long run it is ruinous for everyone.
         The constitutional restrictions on voting (as they were written) should have been replaced, not eliminated. I won’t speculate on what criteria should be applied, but real standards need to be set.


        Our founding fathers were brilliant. They took the selfishness in human nature and, through capitalism and private property, harnessed it so as to do the greatest public good for the greatest number of people. We should listen closely to everything they said. After all, this experiment we call the United States of America has produced the greatest country in the history of mankind.

    • Orangeone

      He_Has_Failed Exactly!

  • bhliberty

    Thanks for putting this up!  The state of CA is one big H&LL Hole with no end in sight!  Last year, the infamous Governor pushed a campaign on increasing taxes by way of Prop. 30 all in the name of saving the schools and the children!  It was a lie (which Democrats are great at doing as of late!)!  In essence what this bill did was continue to fund the CTA and the hefty pensions they were promised!  But people, ie unions, bought into it and passed the bill.  Businesses were subject to taxes retroactively, as the video states, and have crushed the economy along with employment!  
    I can’t tell you how many cities I drive through that have empty commercial buildings, shopping centers, and office vacancies!  Poorly maintained roadway systems filled with graffiti painted buildings, rundown neighborhoods, and smog thick enough to cause you to roll up the windows for fear of gasping for air, (ok that’s an exaggeration but pretty thick air!)!  
    My husband used to work in a building that housed the IRS and he would tell me the line to get in would be out the door (and from what I’m told, it still is that way)!   Many are living to just get by and do whatever they can to just subsist!  All the while retired union members collect enormous salaries and benefits!  It’s just backwards!  
    California is no longer a Golden state, it has been tarnished by bad political decisions with the same bad political players!

    • Orangeone

      bhliberty And let’s not forget the liberals with their illegal aliens and “guest workers” that have destroyed a once great state.

      • bhliberty

        Orangeone bhliberty To be sure Orange!  They are a growing underclass in this state only feeding off the government dole!  You can thank that little rule in the IRS law called EIC (earned income credit) which boils down to welfare!  Not to mention section 8 housing, food stamps, and the ever-growing welfare system!  Even college students now take advantage of it!  When will it stop? 
        California is now a one-stop welfare drive-through!  (Step right up and get your free money! Who needs to work?)

        • Orangeone

          bhliberty Orangeone Yup and the Democrats’ experiment on how to quickly destroy the country.  Time to deport.

        • joyfulgiver

          bhliberty Orangeone I keep saying the one sure way to stop illegal immigration is to STOP ALL forms of WELFARE. Period. Most of them really don’t want to become AMERICAN CITIZENS, if they did, we wouldn’t have a need for “press one for English”, “press to for Spanish” or hyphinated races, “Mexican American”, “African American”, etc.  I’m just wondering, too, why is it they don’t put “American” first in these hyphinated terms? Could it be because they don’t believe they are solely American? Just asking!

        • bhliberty

          joyfulgiver bhliberty Orangeone So true Joyfulgiver!  By stopping welfare and every other entitlement program, the rats would scatter!  I just wonder if they stopped receiving entitlement would they protest, or worse yet, would they riot?  
          Recently, the country of Israel passed law which forbid foreigners from sending money outside of their borders!  If this country did this, wonder how many would leave?  I mean the politicians don’t want secured borders, so….why not incentivize them to leave!

      • http://hehasfailed.wordpress.com/ He_Has_Failed

        Orangeone bhliberty 
        Which is also why people on welfare should not be able to vote.

        • Orangeone

          He_Has_Failed Orangeone bhliberty Exactly and the welfare and food stamp records need to be PUBLIC!

        • bhliberty

          He_Has_Failed Orangeone bhliberty I remember when it would be shameful and humiliating to pay with food stamps. Now, it seems, its almost revered!

        • tshtsh

          bhliberty He_Has_Failed Orangeone It certainly is I remember buying groceries for an elderly friend.  Boy did I wish I had enough money of my own so I could buy her groceries but I was making $2/hr.  at first..  It seemed like it was all car (insurance, gas and payment).

    • white531

      bhliberty  
      Friend of mine had the best quote I have seen.  “California is like a beautiful woman dying of Cancer.”

      • bhliberty

        white531 bhliberty Ohhhh so true White!

  • physicsnut

    Do you think Mencken was right ?
    “Americans constitute the most timorous, sniveling, poltroonish, ignominious
    mob of serfs and goose-steppers ever gathered under one flag in Christendom …”
    Not to mention Pusillanimous !!!
    How many of these socalled Americans would vote for Mussolini ?

  • njmom

    This is not new and has been going on for some time. Just like my own state of New Jersey businesses and individuals are leaving and have been leaving. The only reason many are unaware is because the MSM is NOT and has NOT reported it.
    Its really quite simple and for Christians is easily explained. Just like Islam the Left is controlled by Satan and therefore anything they touch will be destroyed. They are incapable of bringing life into any situation because they are contolled by the spirit of death. They CANNOT tell the truth because to know the truth to speak it you have to know God who IS Truth and from whom ALL Wisdom comes. This is why their decisions and policies NEVER make sense………..they don’t have any to begin with. They hate everything good and are incapable of love because God IS Love, walk in total darkness because God is Light and they are completely and totally lost in more ways than one because Salvation is only through Jesus Christ.
    Okay, done preaching but when you consider what I have written its easy to understand why we see what we do so pray for them that they would know the Truth and be set free. Amen.

    • lawngreen

      njmom   Thus endeth the (theology) lesson. I have to go on a blog to hear correct theology. Incredible. Thanks, njmom. I agree with what you say.

      There’s a really great movie called “Fireproof” in which a father talks to his son about the son’s lack of love for his wife. The father says, “You can’t give her what you don’t have” and points the young man to King Jesus.
      Different people experience different degrees of darkness, depending on their proximity to a Light source, so to speak. So some on this forum, and many in this world, may not believe your sermonette applies to them. They behave honorably for the most part, and they are under the impression that’s enough.
      For this life, that may appear to be the case, but for those with that frame of mind, I say: thank you. We do genuinely appreciate your civilized and often honorable, even noble lives. But what the Bible teaches is that by itself, all human righteousness will in time deteriorate. Only those whose righteousness comes from and is continually renewed by Jesus, the Prince of Peace, can hope to maintain righteousness forever. This is why no genuine Christian should ever act “holier-than-thou”. We’re not. We have borrowed righteousness, which we believe will become ours permanently when we reach Heaven.

      That’s an invitation. There are a lot of wonderful things that go with righteousness, borrowed or not. Things like a clear conscience, personal knowledge of how to live from life’s Author, sins forgiven, and most important, “the sure and certain hope of the resurrection”. Join us!

      • badbadlibs

        lawngreen 
        What a great addition to njmom’s fantastic post!

        • lawngreen

          badbadlibs Thank you. njmom did a great job. I’ve been in many churches, sadly, where you’d never hear that much truth.

      • njmom

        lawngreen njmom Oh, how I pray they will join us as we celebrate at the Marriage Supper of the Lamb. My heart aches at times how easy God made it for us to accept Jesus yet so many turn away. The Lord loves us so very much.

        • lawngreen

          njmom lawngreen We have personal invitations to the biggest, most joyous party the universe has ever seen! How wonderful! And the fun won’t end when the party’s over!

      • njmom

        lawngreen njmom PS.. Forgot to say I love the movie Fireproof and also Facing the Giants. Would that more like them be produced.

        • lawngreen

          njmom lawngreen Amen to that. I’ve also seen Facing the Giants, and it’s a wonderful movie. I just loaned my copy to an apparently reformed “wild man”, who laughed at it and liked it. I continue to watch it about every month. Imagine, a great movie with no violence, bloodshed, or indecency!

    • badbadlibs

      njmom Awesome! Truth in every word, njmom!

      • njmom

        badbadlibs njmom Thank you. May it be received as written; in Love. Amen

  • cabensg

    Neighboring states beware. Liberals who flee from their own polices do not change, they bring the same policies with them to your state and will ruin it just like they have California.

    • white531

      cabensg  
      I can attest to that here in Arizona.  Over the last twenty years or so, we have had a huge influx of people running away from California and it’s Liberal attitudes and onerous taxes.  Guess what they do when they get here?  They run for elected office and worm their way into our city, county and state governments.  Its called, “Californicating.”  Sorry if that hurts tender ears, but that’s what they do.  They flee the disaster that California represents, and then try to change whatever state they move to, into exactly what they left.

      • lawngreen

        white531 cabensg This is the same syndrome that makes illegal immigrants such a risk and burden. They want to continue the culture that caused their problems. And being a protected species (both illegals and ex-Californians), they often get their way.

      • PAWatcher

        white531 cabensg 
        Progressive minds never change, they just change the ethical landscape and narrative by sheer intolerance of any other way of thinking.

        • white531

          PAWatcher white531 cabensg  
          Answer to both your comments is True.

      • JangoBear

        white531 cabensg This is the great fear for Texas.  Are enough Conservatives moving to Texas to counteract the Proggy Hobgoblins moving there?

        • badbadlibs

          JangoBear 
          I hope so, because the left has proven without a shadow of a doubt that stupid cannot be fixed.

    • TexasPGRRider

      cabensg Thanks for the Heads Up C….

  • Rshill7

    It’s unwise to stay aboard a sinking ship, especially while it’s crew is robbing you. Let the Captain go down with the ship alone. 
    Captain Brown, you’re goin’ down.

    • sDee

      Rshill7  
      Keep in mind the slave galley of illegals  rowing down below

      • Rshill7

        sDee Rshill7  I suppose they could tour Davy Jones’ locker with the Captain.

  • lawngreen

    “an atmosphere of tremendous uncertainty”? I’m shocked that it hasn’t created an atmosphere of tremendous hate. Talk about evil monsters. That’s nothing other than outright piracy. “Legislators” who do this kind of thing deserve literal tar and feathers. Maybe that would get their attention. Phone calls, faxes, protests, emails, don’t seem to faze them.

    Of course, I’m not recommending or even suggesting that anyone use such a cruel and barbaric fully deserved punishment on outlaw legislators. And if they do, which I hope they don’t, if I were in fact hoping for this to happen, which of course I’m not, I would hope that the insurgents would at least have the decency to let the outlaw legislators retain their underwear while being tarred and feathered. Assuming, that is, that it’s small and flimsy underwear and the tar is good and hot. I would hope (if I were hoping to see this happen, which of course I’m NOT!) that the insurgents wouldn’t allow the thoroughly guilty outlaw legislators to keep their long johns on, for example.
    But since I’m NOT hoping this would happen (how could you think such a thing; I’m shocked!) it’s all moot anyway.

    • white531

      lawngreen  
      Uh, I agree, I think. :)

      • lawngreen

        white531  Thanks, I think  ;)

  • sDee

    Renewable Energy mandates  and  environmental regulations have driven the cost of electricity in California nearly 65% higher than neighboring states. 
    Any business heavily reliant on electricity for production is deeply affected.

  • joyfulgiver

    Lately, it sucks to be a Californian! I am one and I HATE what the government is doing to this once GREAT state.  It breaks my heart! So many horrifically bad decisions being made that will take years to correct, if at all.  EGBrown was horrible the first time he was elected governor and he is WORSE this second time around.  
    Energy rates are definitely, “necessarily skyrocketing” in CA.  In my area they increased 15-30% retroactively.  San Onofre Power Plant was shut down permanently and they use that as an excuse to demand higher rates from payers. 
    I warn those of you in all states throughout America, the changes are coming to your state, too, if you don’t dig your feet in and demand a correction.  CA isn’t really a liberal state, there are pockets of liberialism that have been utilized by redistrictingwhich is ruining our state and I’m not sure we will ever see red again. 
    It’s really sad and depressing.

    • bhliberty

      joyfulgiver Those liberal bastions are Los Angeles and the SF Bay Area which comprises the largest voting blocs in the state!  You’re right, the interior valleys are much more conservative!  But the coastal communities still carry more weight and unfortunately, they lean far too left! 
      I agree, it is sad and depressing, a battle between good and evil!

    • badbadlibs

      joyfulgiver The state I live in has the dumbest and one of the most leftist former US rep on earth. Inslee….good grief, he’s such a tool I wonder how much longer before we get shafted even more.
      Leftists should be banned from all things but mental institutions.

      • welltempered2

        badbadlibs joyfulgiver Inslee is such a dumb putz!

      • welltempered2

        badbadlibs joyfulgiver  Though the big mouth conservative talkers here promoted him, and I voted for him, I never was all that enthused about McKenna. BTW – Inslee had a more liberal congressional voting record than Jim McDermott!

        • badbadlibs

          welltempered2 I’m sure you heard that Inslee was sorely disappointed the 10.5% tax hike on gas wasn’t passed. We dodged a huge bullet in more ways then one.
          King, Pierce and Snohomish democrat voters should be shown the door and made to live in the exact leftists hell they’re making the rest of us suffer through.

        • welltempered2

          badbadlibs welltempered2 To the Dems no legislative session is complete without taxes being raised.

      • Orangeone

        badbadlibs joyfulgiver Well my state Governor got an F as a US Senator and is a drunk.

        • badbadlibs

          Orangeone 
          Some things just defy explanation.

    • JohnCraven

      For the time being we have a good conservative governor, Jindal,  a mostly conservative legislature and one good conservative senator, Vitter.  Unfortunately we have one bad senator Mary “Stop the Buck Here” Landrieu and still have a fair number of Democrat miscreants in the legislature who managed to keep Jindal from getting rid of the income tax altogether this year.
      Still we fight the democrats unlike the Big Whigs in Washington.  Whether we will trend the way so many states have, only God knows but as the Duck Commander himself, Phil Robertson, said  in an earlier video, as long as we stay grounded in our faith as Christians we will get through the bad times and the good times.
      It was just announced today that Mary Landrieu has amassed a $5 million war chest to fight for re-election against the guy who appears to be the front runner for the Republican nomination, Congressman Bill Cassidy, who happens to be a doctor too.  Bill Cassidy says that he has amassed a $3.5 million war chest to challenge Landrieu.  Please keep him in your prayers as well as any other conservative who seeks the GOP nomination or who runs as an independent should some RINO win the GOP nomination here.
      John Craven – New Orleans

  • jdbaird

    The thing that’s particularly ridiculous about this is that most of these tax hikes are passed by voters. On the last ballot there were 4 tax hike initiatives and 3 of them passed, it’s complete insanity. Not to mention the gun laws they keep jamming down our throats…democrat super majorities in the legislature and state senate plus a retard governor who’ll sign anything put in front of him. I’m outta here as soon as I can do it, there’s no fixing this place.

    • joyfulgiver

      jdbaird Yes, and those laws passed were passed by  a majority of those who don’t even pay those taxes.  People who don’t own homes, should never be able to vote for property tax increases.  People who get welfare should never be able to vote for increases to those benefits.  And people who belong to unions and are politicians should never be able to vote themselves a pay raise or increase benefits.
      Speaking of a Governor who will sign anything put in front of him,  Californians, you might want to call and demand he strike down the bill on his desk that will allow transgendered “children” access to the bathrooms of their “choice” in public schools.  He needs to hear from EVERY concerned parent in CA. Today! Contact info. below so you have no excuse.
      Governor Jerry Brown
      c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173
      Sacramento, CA 95814
      Phone: (916) 445-2841
      Fax: (916) 558-3160
      contact page to email: http://govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php

      • jdbaird

        I’ll call but I suspect that it won’t make a difference…he’s the ring leader.

    • bhliberty

      jdbaird Not to mention a gas tax increase that just went into effect July 1!  Californians now pay the highest gas tax in the country!

      • jdbaird

        Oh yeah, I forgot about that, it’s hard to keep track of all of them.

      • Orangeone

        bhliberty jdbaird No worries, MN will catch up in 2014!

    • CalCoolidge

      jdbaird I would guess each imitative is for a tax that will be paid by about 1/3 of the voters.  So, it’s like voting to raise someone else’s taxes, before they vote to raise yours.

      • jdbaird

        CalCoolidge jdbaird That’s true, I think two of them were business taxes and the other was on top wage earners.

  • The Sentinel

    They, like NY are committing suicide. And California reelected Jerry Brown? Seriously? He was a failure years ago and remains one today.
    I hope honest states like Texas continues to benefit from failing, psycho states that are killing their businesses.

    • Orangeone

      The Sentinel The problem is that the businesses move their progressive employees and dilute the state.

      • The Sentinel

        Orangeone The Sentinel  
        That’s actually an interesting point. Maybe we need a border fence around California too?
        :)

        • Orangeone

          The Sentinel  Orangeone Entire coast IMO. We can trade our liberals for their conservatives and they can annex to Mexico.

  • tinlizzieowner

    I’ve known this 16 years. My late step dad and my mom moved to Florida from California in the early 90’s He used to call himself “A California tax exile”. I moved to Florida, from California in 97.

    • Laurel A

      tinlizzieowner Are you accepting refugees?

      • bhliberty

        Laurel A tinlizzieowner I’m already looking for areas to move away!  I’ve narrowed it down so far to two states, NV or AZ!  I can’t move too far away from my kids so I have to stay on west side of country!

        • Laurel A

          bhliberty Laurel A tinlizzieowner Tough call. Both states have their freedoms but be aware that Neveda has  corrupt state politics at every level.

        • bhliberty

          Laurel A bhliberty tinlizzieowner I hear ya Laurel!  I lived in Reno, NV for seven years, was involved with the R party, Tea Party, and caught wind on how the Demos play dirty!  I still to this day don’t think Harry Reid won the race!  But I digress……
          It is a tough call to be sure!

        • white531

          bhliberty Laurel A tinlizzieowner  
          Well, I’m biased, but I would say Arizona, but just stay away from Phoenix.  I prefer Tucson, but then I just like the Southern desert.  The state actually has many diverse and beautiful areas.

        • tinlizzieowner

          white531 bhliberty Laurel A tinlizzieowner  
          The last time I lived in Arizona (1968) Glendale was a one horse ‘berg’ and Phoenix was a 15 minute drive from Luke Air Force Base.
          Most people think Arizona is just one big desert. There are towns in Arizona where it snows in the winter and I mean really snows.

        • bhliberty

          white531 bhliberty Laurel A tinlizzieowner Yes, my husband loves AZ in the north!  We have visited the Grand Canyon (should be on everyone’s bucket list) and couldn’t believe how beautiful the country-side is!  It does snow up there being at the 2000/3000 ft. level!  Living in Reno, NV, got real familiar with the snow season!  I didn’t like it much so I prefer to get away from all that!  
          I agree with your opinion on Phoenix!  I’ve been several times and not my kinda place!  Haven’t been to Tucson yet, so I’ll have to give it a visit!
          Thanks for the sound advice!

        • Orangeone

          bhliberty Laurel A tinlizzieowner NV and AZ?  Are you nuts?  Have you seen the illegal alien population in those states?

        • JohnCraven

          How about Utah or Idaho?  Didn’t Utah just elect Mike Lee?  He’s a good and sane guy whom the Big Whigs in both parties hate almost as much as Ted Cruz.
          John Craven – New Orleans

      • tinlizzieowner

        Laurel A
        “Are you accepting refugees?”
        We can always make room in southwest Florida for the ‘right’ kind of people. :-) :-)

        • Laurel A

          tinlizzieowner Laurel A Well at least I would get a similar climate and I could vote Rubio out. :)

        • JohnCraven

          Laurel A, you welcome to move to Louisiana and help us vote out Mary “Stop the Buck Here” Landrieu.
          John Craven – New Orleans

        • tinlizzieowner

          Laurel Atinlizzieowner 
          “Well at least I would get a similar climate and I could vote Rubio out. :)”
          Rubio comes from the wrong side of the state. Debbie ‘Whadafuk’ Schultz land. :-/ The side of the state that (just barely) voted Obama in. :-(

  • Laurel A

    Get ready to bail…bail from the states and the states doing some bailing.

  • Stehekin912

    Next will be Directive 10-289

    • white531

      Stehekin912  
      That’s what I was thinking.

  • harryojam

    This has been going on for a least the last 30 years that I have lived here.  Yet the Democrat/progressives/communist/reconquista/illegals keep voting for laws to kill business.  Then they complain taxes aren’t high enough and pass more job killing idiot laws and taxes.    It’s only a matter of time before they run of other peoples money and the house that idiots built collapses on it’s self.

  • kong1967

    The fact that they gave the businesses a tax break and then just rescinded it and collected it retroactively tells us all we need to know.  If that behavior is present we know exactly how hostile Democrats are to businesses in that state in general.  Everyone with money needs to leave California.  Let if fall into the ocean without falling into the ocean….if you understand what I’m getting at.

    • DebbyX

      kong1967 Gov. Dannel Pee Malloy did basically the same thing in CT.  
      It took my paycheck 6 months to catch up to where it should have been.

      • kong1967

        DebbyX  When a lot of the jobs disappear and everyone’s paychecks get bled a lot more, Democrats move to other states and set off voting for the same politics that destroyed their home states.  Instead of learning from it, the perpetuate it.

  • DebbyX

    The only people who will be left there will be the phoney Hollywood types.  Then we can all hope the State falls off into the ocean.

    • bhliberty

      DebbyX I’ve heard even movie production companies are considering relocating out of CA!  Some of them are catching on!

      • JohnCraven

        Recently, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, another sequel in the never-ending saga begun by Charlton Heston so many years ago, completed filming here in New Orleans.  From Shreveport to New Orleans and all around we’ve become something of a Hollywood South, if you will. 
        At least one state of the art studio near the Mississippi Riverfront here was built since Katrina. So bhliberty you’ve heard right  There is a lot of filming going on in Louisiana from north Louisiana to South Louisiana.  And I’m certain it is spilling over into surrounding states too.
        John Craven – New Orleans

    • CalCoolidge

      DebbyX And there illegal alien housekeepers.

  • JohnCraven

    This may be anecdotal evidence to support this video but I’ve been seeing quite a lot of California license plates here in and around New Orleans where just a few years ago a California license plate around here was an oddity.
    In any event, come on down, we would love to have your businesses relocate here.  We have a good governor and we pass a good time on more than one occassion.
    John Craven – New Orleans

    • bhliberty

      JohnCraven  And the people of the state of Louisiana have hired a very strong patriot as Governor!  Bobby Jindal seems to be as conservative as they come!  I thought I heard recently he attempted to eliminate the state tax!  Not sure the outcome but at least he’s headed in the right direction!  Good man!  
      No surprise you have seen more CA plates!  I know when I was researching for states to move to there was one article that recommended many of the southern states, Louisiana included.  I’ll have to check it out!  Thanks!

      • JohnCraven

        bhliberty, Jindal tried to get our state’s income tax repealed and offset any loss of revenue by increasing the sales tax and including somethings, such as licenses for professionals, under the state sales tax.  However, the state legislature would not have any of it and he had to withdraw his proposal.  I don’t know if it was that there are still too many democrats in the state legislature or that a lot of Republicans got cold feet but we still have a state income tax.
        However, it must be a very low state income tax in comparison to other states like California if so many new people are showing up here everyday looking for a new start in life.
        So by all means check us out.  You’re more than welcome to call Louisiana home.
        John Craven – New Orleans

      • JohnCraven

        P.s… I’ve also been seeing quite a number of Washington state, New York state, Illinois state, Arizona state and Oregon state license plates here where just a few years ago those license plates here would have been a rarity.  Even a few Alaska license plates.  One has to wonder if there is indeed a mass migration from these states taking place because of the disaster that has befallen them because of Democrats running everything.
        John Craven – New Orleans