And by “going Galt” I obviously mean “packing their bags and moving to Texas.”
Via Front Page Mag:
Chevron is California’s largest corporation, but it seems to be making the moveto becoming Texas’ largest corporation instead.
That’s 800 jobs out the door which gives Chevron a larger presence in Texas than it still has in California.
Forbes noted that Comcast shut down its Northern California call centers this year, citing “the high cost of doing business in California.” Some 1,000 workers lost their jobs.
Campbell’s Soup, which padlocked its Sacramento factory, displacing some 700 workers. The company decided to move production to Texas, North Carolina and even Ohio of all places.
Anywhere but California. The new motto is no longer “Go West, Young Man.” That dates back from the days when you could escape over-regulated areas for a fresh start in the West. Now it’s “Go East, Young Man.”