ANALYSIS: Big Businesses Are Fleeing Liberal Cities for Conservative Strongholds

Massive companies are fleeing liberal cities and states. Tired of skyrocketing tax rates, COVID-19 protocols, crime and homelessness, they’re moving to the most conservative states in the Union.

Even the “wokest” of companies are forced to admit that left-wing policies in major cities are taking their toll on business profits, and even endangering their own employees. According to a poll of nearly 700 CEOs from every state, California, New York, and Illinois are considered the worst states for business. The three best states? Texas, Florida, and Tennessee.

“You’re…seeing firsthand the challenges facing our communities – personal safety, racism, lack of access to healthcare, a growing mental health crisis, rising drug use, and more,” Debbie Stroud and Denise Nelsen, senior vice presidents of U.S. operations at Starbucks said in a public statement to employees this July.

Starbucks announced that month it would be closing 16 stores, primarily in big liberal cities, amid rising crime, homelessness and drug use in the areas. The coffee company announced it was closing six stores in Seattle, six stores in Los Angeles, two in Portland, one in Washington, D.C., and one in Philadelphia.

“We read every incident report you file – it’s a lot,” Stroud and Nelson said in the

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