read this.. its staggering how many people are moving OUT of liberal welfare states. There is a link to a Forbes interactive map. You can click on any county in America and see the migration patterns.
Texas’s low-cost, liberty-loving atmosphere has become an attractive alternative to California’s oppressive public sector and dysfunctional policy environment. No amount of heart-melting vistas, celebrity sightings, or traipses through wine country can make up for what almost appears a strategic attempt by one of the nation’s largest states to drive businesses and productive people away.