California’s Land of Milk and Honey is Over — More Citizens Fleeing Than Ever

California was once considered the most successful state in American history. But that is no more as the state descends into chaos and its citizens move away in record numbers.

California was once the state with the most growth, but that has mostly ended, especially in the era of coronavirus lockdowns. Not only has the state’s birth rate dropped, its population size is also in decline because of out migration.

As the Sacramento Bee wrote:

…the Golden State, long seen as a beacon of opportunity, has become a more difficult and less attractive place in which to live, pay the rent, buy a house and do business.

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The state growth rate in the year leading up to July 2020 was just 0.05%, the lowest number in modern recorded history, dating back to 1900. It is the third year in a row that the state has recorded a record low population rate increase, according to the state Department of Finance demographics unit. The 2019 July rate was 0.23%.

The state’s new official population is 39.78 million, a mere 21,200 more residents than the previous year. Los Angeles County was the biggest loser, dropping more than 40,000 residents. The Central Valley gained population.

The new population is in fact 451 fewer people than state officials estimated the population to be six months earlier, on Jan. 1, 2020. Both numbers are estimates. If that trend holds up, 2020 could turn out to be the first year the state actually lost population since modern records were kept going back to 1900.

It isn’t just the coronavirus, of course. Democrat policies are destroying the vaunted “land of milk and honey.” The fools in Sacramento are wrecking the state with dangerous left-wing policies.

Still, at this point, the best thing that a true American can hope for is the utter destruction of California. The sooner California looses its population — and thereby its power in Congress — the better.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.
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