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Alec people are voting with their feet and they're taking a tough look at State's regulations rules and taxes and that.
Is putting states in heavy competition with one another that topic is the -- focus of stuff so this Thursday -- -- Ed let's take a look.
In which Stater people freest New Hampshire looking especially confident having fifty states allows for -- laboratories of democracy there.
They have anything whether you could be forced to join -- union.
Battle over how much money you must give to government which states do it right.
Wow Indiana and.
-- -- -- -- Good lord you have animation John Stossel -- of stocks -- joins me now right competition clearly a good thing but you say it's even good when it comes to states.
Especially good because the Soviet.
-- had to build a wall to keep people out at least we have these fifty states and they can experiment and it's confusing that they have different laws and different taxes.
But it means that if the leaders.
We can take our selves and our money and vote with their feet and go elsewhere and people -- It happens every day it happened in my family we left because we didn't -- jobs in western North Carolina so we took off.
-- are winners and losers let's talk about the states that are in the big winners.
And north -- no one of the winners but the biggest winner Florida Arizona Texas North Carolina Nevada.
And it's not just the warm states it it's really political as I -- say say follow the jobs.
Nevada isn't that warm but it is -- -- a lot weather plays hard because jobs are going there and look.
Biggest losers are our stay here in New York number one.
Losing 58 billion dollars worth of income from people according to IRS records -- California Illinois New Jersey and Ohio.
Wow so there is a price tag -- obviously thank goodness yeah you pay a price if your state you're not doing the right things.
You also look at least free in my street being the libertarian that you are.
In terms of personal freedoms and there are differences in those list of Merck -- -- institute came -- -- the most free states Alaska Nevada Maine new -- New Mexico New Hampshire.
Least free Illinois Maryland New York California South Dakota which is one of the more economically free state so you couldn't.
Take your pick and all this is subjective of course of that freedom -- things like there.
Your freedom to only gone for him to smoke we did it -- I have ten criteria here again -- can you gamble -- you drink -- you have gay marriage things like that.
And Tuesday well I couldn't tell you it's an interesting analysis and we look at this issue of taxes all the time and I increasingly see people voting with their thing.
And thank god were allowed to America reward fund comparisons Texas which is doing really well.
And they have a legislature -- only meets every two years.
-- march Pennsylvania with half the population.
Meets every year they have more legislators.
And they don't do as well the idea that government is the answer is almost always wrong.
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