Courage: Firearms Manufacturers
One benefit of our On TILT study: We learn who shows courage and absolutely will not cave to pressure. The corporate migration to Red States is well known. But Firearms Manufacturers have to move.
We can make this one short. The trends are clear. The details are well reported.
Jobs and People Abandon the Blue
Situation: Major corporations have been flooding out of high-tax, high-regulation “blue states” for more than a decade.
Unrestricted crime has made the exit more urgent.
The Epoch Times does some solid reporting in More Companies Join the ‘Great Migration’ to Red States
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But I’m not revealing any secrets, to mention that Caterpillar, Citadel Tesla, Hewlitt-Packard, Oracle, and Remington are making the move south.
Apple, Amazon, Ford, Volkswagen, and Nissan are opening southern facilities.
Relocators Head For The Red
Situation: Companies Are Evacuating from Blue States; Rushing to the Red.
Here’s the link to Chief Executive’s 2022 Survey for Best and Worst States For Business.
You probably know, without looking, that Texas, Florida, and Tennessee lead the list.
California, New York, and Illinois are toxic.
Blue States Shoot Down Firearms
Situation: Blue states despise Firearms Manufacturers. And they have the legislation to prove it.
To stretch a metaphor, they targeted the Firearms industry but shot themselves in the foot.
Solution: The entire Firearms industry is packing up centuries of history and moving to Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee.
Here’s more of Kevin Stocklin’s reporting in The Epoch Times. This version is easier to access in ZeroHedge: Gun-Makers Go South.
I first learned about the Firearms industry when I specialized in Tool & Die Makers. These are the guys who can do magic with metals.
More recently, it’s helpful that so much of this industry is automating.
It’s not a huge industry, but then, again… Oh, look. They’re moving just up the road.