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Americans Are Migrating To
More Free Republican States

Investor´s Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 3/28/2013 8:28:19 AM

Americans are migrating from less-free liberal states to more-free conservative states, where they are doing better economically, according to a new study published Thursday by the George Washington University´s Mercatus Center. The "Freedom in the 50 States" study measured economic and personal freedom using a wide range of criteria, including tax rates, government spending and debt, regulatory burdens, and state laws covering land use, union organizing, gun control, education choice and more.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: armywife85, 3/28/2013 8:31:58 AM     (No. 9247827)

Unfortunately they will bring their liberal voting records with them having learned NOTHING.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 3/28/2013 8:33:03 AM     (No. 9247828)

And then voting for the same leftist policies that ruined the state they came from! The infection is spreading.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/28/2013 8:37:34 AM     (No. 9247839)

Colorado is a perfect example of what Californian migration does to a state.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 3/28/2013 8:40:26 AM     (No. 9247843)

There goes the neighborhood.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: skywarrior, 3/28/2013 8:41:44 AM     (No. 9247847)

Same story here in the southeast. Liberals migrate in, then continue to vote Democrat.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 3/28/2013 8:46:41 AM     (No. 9247857)

We´re moving from NJ to Texas as soon as my son graduates high school in 2 years. We can´t wait! And we will continue to vote conservative!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Husker Infidel, 3/28/2013 8:56:48 AM     (No. 9247878)

Look what ex-Californians did to Colorado.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wordsmith82, 3/28/2013 9:05:42 AM     (No. 9247895)

I suspect this is not a migration for more freedom, but an invasion with the intention of turning the whole country statist.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lilo, 3/28/2013 9:38:32 AM     (No. 9247954)

Agree with previous posters, not migration, but invasion.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Tanker76, 3/28/2013 9:53:35 AM     (No. 9247994)

#6 - two years may be too long to wait - we´re going from Ohio this year, before this school year starts.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fire_mission, 3/28/2013 9:58:55 AM     (No. 9248003)

Migration from MA to NH has turned the latter officially blue.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby, 3/28/2013 10:07:55 AM     (No. 9248019)

And its bad for the conservative states.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: happy conservative, 3/28/2013 10:30:18 AM     (No. 9248063)

Nothing will change until you reform the education system. Indoctrination began in the classroom many years ago and now we are reaping the bad fruit of bad philosophy and the teachers trained under it. You can take the people out of a state, but you can´t take the state out of the people.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: yuban, 3/28/2013 10:52:40 AM     (No. 9248093)

My State, California, was invaded for years by the losers of all your States. They are now simply returning home after ruining the most beautiful Sate in the Union.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: norcalvet, 3/28/2013 11:25:56 AM     (No. 9248158)

Yes, liberal immigration has definately ruined California....plus the illegals. Geographically it is just as beautiful as it ever was outside of the huge urban areas, except in the Valley where the liberals have denied the farmers water for their crops because a 2" fishie is endangered. But the political landscape has shifted from conservative to liberal in the last 60 years.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: phillyred, 3/28/2013 11:32:43 AM     (No. 9248172)

Yep. We already witnessed the infection of our suburbs from the migrating lefty city folks. Now we are seeing it at the state level. I guess the next phase of this infection is cardiac arrest.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Question_Assumptions, 3/28/2013 12:42:08 PM     (No. 9248316)

Liberals are like locusts. They eat a field bare and then move on to a new field and eat that bare, too.

Look at Northern Virginia, Florida, and other places where lots of Northeasterners and Californians have migrated in the past few decades.

New Jersey is coming.

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