Monday, October 24, 2011

We Can Only Hope

And in California, we most certainly will only hope:
Voters around the country are concluding it’s better to be red than dead—applying a whole meaning to an old phrase. If you do not currently live in a red state, there’s a good chance you will be in the near future. Either you will flee to a red state or a red state will come to you—because voters fed up with blue-state fiscal irresponsibility will elect candidates who promise to pass red-state policies...

The study looks at factors that affect state prosperity and economic outlook, such as tax burdens and population change. What’s clear is that red or red-leaning states dominate the top positions while blue states have the dubious distinction of dragging in last. In the economic outlook section, for example, the top 20 states are bright red or lean red, while eight out of the bottom 10 are very blue: New York, Vermont, California, Hawaii, New Jersey, Illinois, Oregon and Rhode Island.

1 comment:

MikeAT said...


A bit off the road on this, but any chance of a initiative to undue Ronald Reagan's greatest mistake (his words, not mine) and making CA state legislators a part time job. You generally find this in the states with balanced budgets, restrained governments, etc.