What’s Driving California’s Mass Exodus?

As Oracle, Palantir and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise move their headquarters out of California and Elon Musk moves to Texas, California is considering raising taxes on the wealthy to unprecedented levels. Experts say California needs to find more ways to reverse the trend.
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What’s Driving California’s Mass Tech Exodus?


  • Izzy S
    Izzy S7 minutes ago

    Pfft, there not leaving because of the homelessness and the loss of their GDP, there leaving California because they want to pioneer the Nevada area to find opportunity in Las Vegas and to avoid the water barons! There were also rumors that people were leaving California because some crazy Roman LARP’s from the Mojave are threatening to burn down California so the leader is about to send the National Guard over to resolve the issue.

  • Roch Marchandd
    Roch Marchandd17 minutes ago

    Cal is not a sustainable Business State.

  • Roch Marchandd
    Roch Marchandd27 minutes ago


  • Derf berfington
    Derf berfington49 minutes ago

    It's real simple. Everything Democrats touch withers and dies. When you tax and regulate and steal from the people long enough they get tired and leave. Hopefully, the people leave the socialist/liberal ideologies in California, so history does not repeat itself.

  • Old Man from Scene Twenty Four
    Old Man from Scene Twenty FourHour ago

    Taxes, crime, political corruption, lack of opportunities, horrible schools

  • HilarityBribo
    HilarityBriboHour ago

    Just remember to leave your libtarded ideas back in the ruins of commifornia.

  • Bobby C
    Bobby CHour ago


  • James Dean
    James DeanHour ago

    Woke hell hole.

  • Ken B
    Ken BHour ago

    Liberalism, nothing else to say! Woke, cancel, loss of freedom of speech. sadly they'll bring their liberalism with them! Sad for the great state of Texas

  • Andrew Roberts
    Andrew RobertsHour ago

    What’s sad is these people leaving California are just gonna vote for the same dumb ass politicians and ruin other states

  • Noah Lehman
    Noah Lehman2 hours ago

    Yes please leave (: hopefully it will help with housing

  • Jonny Pee
    Jonny Pee2 hours ago


  • Veeblefetzer
    Veeblefetzer2 hours ago

    That’s an easy answer, democrats. Democrats are driving California’s mass exodus. These dummies actually believe they understand business and that every other state should emulate their failures. Not saying you should vote Republican, but at this point, what does California have to lose? At the very least, stop letting these imbeciles pass stupid crap into law, that they know nothing about.

  • Bless the good
    Bless the good2 hours ago

    California is being given away to Mexico. Americans are being pushed out and the borders are being opened.

  • The Last Spartan
    The Last Spartan2 hours ago

    ... no more mexi dope... same reason y'all ran to texas... drugs... morons...

  • handstwister
    handstwister2 hours ago

    what they don’t understand is their political views and policies are the reason the taxes were so insane now they run to Texas and ruin places like Austin. by making it a liberal cesspool. A place that was once my Disneyland 😞

  • D B2
    D B23 hours ago

    Don’t California my state!!!

  • jestrada430
    jestrada4303 hours ago


  • katden220
    katden2203 hours ago

    Very simple answer.....get rid of democrat rule! They are only out after theirselves. Newsome has made that clear.

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    Spoof 013 hours ago

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  • Dennis White
    Dennis White3 hours ago

    California's Democratic legislators are idiotic bureaucrats elected by morons who are fine with being abused for the nice weather. I live in an upscale CA community and this is the thinking of fairly intelligent people with no thought of the train wreck down the road. This will not change and California will become the country's first 3rd-world state with a very wealthy upper class and a huge lower class doing their grunt work.

  • siliyemoodislam
    siliyemoodislam3 hours ago

    Hyper democratic shithole

  • Nigel Ripon
    Nigel Ripon3 hours ago

    Socialists can only garner money by taking it off those who have the ability to make it. Socialists, who de facto are anti-capitalist, are political and economic parasites, and businesses and ordinary people in California have had enough of being bled dry by their taxes. They are also fed up with perverted social policies that are threatening the small matter of quality of life. That’s the Democrat way, though, plain for all to see and enough Americans don’t mind that they voted them into power to cause more destabilisation.

  • Andrew Hasbrouck
    Andrew Hasbrouck4 hours ago


  • John Bipper
    John Bipper4 hours ago

    There should be mandatory deprogramming as they leave so they don't infect other people, maybe a steel plate bolted over their mouths ??

  • Nathan Bonsal
    Nathan Bonsal4 hours ago

    You can't buy a house and nobody can build an apartment complex

  • Jason Horst
    Jason Horst4 hours ago

    Out go professionals and in come undocumented immigrants and homeless

  • mortalterrorRE
    mortalterrorRE4 hours ago

    We have a saying here. “Don’t mess with Texas” Anyone is welcome, but you need to realize that the state pride here is strong. Your great financial problem could become our great social problem.

  • Joe Becerra
    Joe Becerra4 hours ago


  • Gee Wiz
    Gee Wiz5 hours ago

    MAYBE the BIG ONE is finally on it’s way and in His Mercy God is causing an Exodus before this earthquake happens at last

  • Dave VW
    Dave VW5 hours ago

    In a word: Democrats.

  • Swordsman
    Swordsman5 hours ago

    Another BS video about something that is not happening.

  • Dennis White

    Dennis White

    3 hours ago

    Ha! Must be one of Obama's "dreamers"!

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  • William Cutlip
    William Cutlip5 hours ago

    So, former California capitalists now living in the Business Paradise of Texas: Did you enjoy that power outage last week? More in store! Enjoy

  • itweety21
    itweety215 hours ago

    My friend just come back after water and electric ⚡ power shut offs not to mention his electric bill that now he is fighting to pay LMAO 😆

  • Joe Alcamo
    Joe Alcamo5 hours ago

    Well, Pelosi and Harris are Democrats in power. Look at the homeless all over the state! Maybe it is a mirror image of America! No wonder people and companies are MOVING OUT! Good for them!



    25 minutes ago

    You say that as if homelessness doesn't exist in red states

  • Kid Mack
    Kid Mack6 hours ago

    Chinese banks covertly buying up all the residential real estate, greedy developers, and corrupt officials.

  • ktimmons50
    ktimmons506 hours ago

    Californians moving to Texas paying overinflated prices for houses. Now Texans can't afford to buy a house or rent one either.

  • Alex Williams

    Alex Williams

    Hour ago

    Same in the UK when Londoners move to another area.

  • Doran Krotan
    Doran Krotan6 hours ago

    The rise is when the Republicans were in power. The fall is when the Democrats took over.

  • Ace Virginian
    Ace Virginian6 hours ago

    Good riddance.. less traffic ...

  • Mark Sawczuk
    Mark Sawczuk6 hours ago

    Progressive Democrats - aka Socialists

  • Nathan Pack
    Nathan Pack6 hours ago

    Lol, when are people gonna realize politicians don’t give a F*ck about you, your kids or your family?

  • brutallyHonest !
    brutallyHonest !6 hours ago

    California is like NY taxes and run by morons

  • Buddy JR Roe
    Buddy JR Roe7 hours ago

    Freedom wake up swallow your pride leave your dumb ideas in California

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  • Kerry Roberts
    Kerry Roberts7 hours ago

    Montana beware here come the California dumbys

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    david craine7 hours ago

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  • Charles 8777

    Charles 8777

    6 hours ago

    It was Reagan who increased the homelessness by shut down mental hospitals and trickle down economics that caused rise on homelessness. All those homeless junkies were shipped from other states

  • Charles 8777

    Charles 8777

    6 hours ago

    It doesn't matter, all that US not matter what political party they would rather have endless wars in the middle east, yep apparently we don't have money for infrastructure, healthcare and education. Hell the Department of Defense it's more like a Departament of endless wars

  • Catface91
    Catface917 hours ago

    It's not coming back California. I left 25 years ago because of this & it just keeps getting worse there. They refuse to change and as a result, they get what they deserve.

  • JOE G
    JOE G7 hours ago

    Democrat politics

  • raymond valdez
    raymond valdez7 hours ago

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  • Craken Flux
    Craken Flux7 hours ago

    When cities can burn for months, and not a cop in sight.. what else do you expect.

  • Addison Fuller
    Addison Fuller8 hours ago

    LOL all these financial people talking about "tech". You know nothing about it unless you work in it.

  • Addison Fuller
    Addison Fuller8 hours ago

    No, it's not a national or global issue. That first guy speaking about this doesn't run a tech company, he's a professional pontificator. Plenty of this in CA.

  • Clifford Gonzo
    Clifford Gonzo8 hours ago

    California will always be prettier than than any other state , the west coast beaches are better than the east coast and the golf of whatever

  • aka
    aka8 hours ago

    California is run by Democrats. Texas is run by Republicans. Makes a big difference. Keep voting Democrats in and California is toast

  • Ridjdpoi
    Ridjdpoi8 hours ago

    What's ruining California? Democratic/liberal ( at least what is being called liberal)political leadership and ideology is ruining California. Democrats from California please recognize this. Don't move to conservative states and try to ruin them with them by supporting the same failed political policies and ideology there. There is a reason you are moving. Wake up. Learn from your mistakes. Don't spread them.

  • Daily Lucky Numbers
    Daily Lucky Numbers9 hours ago

    I feel lucky today

  • Joe Blow
    Joe Blow9 hours ago

    Democrats, and White Flight (as in, fleeing from the crime and chaos caused by 'diversity').

  • Taryne Tosetti
    Taryne Tosetti9 hours ago

    Democratic policy. It really is that simple. I hope you Californians realize why you left.

  • A Bishop
    A Bishop9 hours ago

    Looks like Detroit California

  • Filippo Corti
    Filippo Corti9 hours ago

    Why do many people moving to Texas instead of AZ and NM, which are closer?

  • North South
    North South9 hours ago

    USA should be divided, into countries under one military. Liberals can have their own states, and conservatives can have their own states, and you should apply for visa to pass.. I guarantee you, the liberals states will turn into a third world countries with in 10 years.

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  • Excorcelsior
    Excorcelsior9 hours ago

    So sad, California is a beautiful state in regards to the coast line views. Would love to live there but it’s just not affordable.

  • OGlettuceWEED
    OGlettuceWEED9 hours ago

    To all the dem californians thinking about moving to texas: stay out ! They dont need you ruining their state too.

  • Morgan Champlin

    Morgan Champlin

    53 minutes ago


  • Aaron Ostrowski
    Aaron Ostrowski10 hours ago

    So after watching all of these type of videos.... I'm not moving to California because of Taxes, West Virginia because of poverty and bad Healthcare or Florida for the same reasons.... So like my options are New Hampshire, Delaware, Massachusetts, Vermont or Texas.... great.

  • Michael Hill
    Michael Hill11 hours ago

    There's a saying, "Pigs get fed, hogs get slaughtered.". The moral is, you not to be too greedy. California got too bloody greedy with their taxes, plain and simple.

  • Asphodelia D
    Asphodelia D11 hours ago

    How the Democrats turned the Garden of Eden into a wasteland...

  • Michael Daugherty
    Michael Daugherty11 hours ago

    This is what happens when you vote for Democrats. It's literally that simple, yet so many people do no understand this.



    22 minutes ago

    You vote for republicans and you literally get domestic terrorists

  • RaiderRo Davis

    RaiderRo Davis

    5 hours ago

    They’re too dumb to get it.

  • Justin Denney
    Justin Denney11 hours ago

    Uhh it's expensive af to live here and there's taxes and regulations for just about everything. Why is this a question? lmao

  • Robert Willis
    Robert Willis11 hours ago

    Big business never takes care of its people. So ya see ya.

  • Damien Spectre
    Damien Spectre11 hours ago

    Liberals destroy a region they infest Liberals mass exodus to escape from the hell they helped create Liberals move into a new region and destroy this region they infest Repeat Ad |Infinitum

  • Remy Villa
    Remy Villa12 hours ago

    No mention of illegal immigration and sanctuary city’s huh? Great reporting lol.

  • Bobby E
    Bobby E12 hours ago

    Joe Biden will turn the whole country into a shithole like California

  • Christopher Jakel
    Christopher Jakel12 hours ago

    Answer to Title: Democrats.

  • myname604 .FCKgoogle
    myname604 .FCKgoogle12 hours ago

    The "rise" and fall of California? LMFAO California was always a democrat sh*t hole!

  • Shiruken
    Shiruken12 hours ago

    Me and my family done Gone to Texas!! 💪

  • Jule westcott
    Jule westcott13 hours ago

    here in the western states Californians are not welcome, just keep on trucking. We don't want you here. we don't want your leftist's nasty habits.

  • neal baker
    neal baker13 hours ago

    Biden fixing the problem, he's got open borders and $15 an hour will solve the problem go biden.

  • Tabbi Tabb
    Tabbi Tabb13 hours ago

    Largest place of sin in the world. This is just the beginning of Californias Fall from it's rise. It will be demolished in every possible way. Residents will get out before there is no form left to California at all.

  • Stephen Dixon
    Stephen Dixon13 hours ago


  • william henderson
    william henderson14 hours ago

    Dumb F politicians. You want to see a state where progressives have complete control? See california.

  • Nathan Joseph
    Nathan Joseph14 hours ago

    I moved to the Bay Area from Michigan 3 years ago. I got a great job with Dell, made my resumé look terrific, met my now wife, and we’re moving back to Michigan in 3 months. My own little personal gold rush :) but yea this state sucks. Get your career start and leave. This is the way.

  • the tech kid
    the tech kid14 hours ago

    I mean look I don't understand how California cannot get public housing done in Los Angeles county meanwhile you have the biggest tax revenue in the country and you're making people spend all these taxes and stuff even though you can't get basic stuff as I said like public housing done and you cannot provide good enough social services so where is that money really going I mean if I saw better schools and you know stuff like maybe a healthcare system I could validate paying for but it's not going back into the people which it's designed to do so

  • Patrick Merkel
    Patrick Merkel14 hours ago

    It won’t last California has too much natural beauty and great weather for people to stay away

  • rob black
    rob black14 hours ago

    These people have know idea how much they are despised by native Austinites. I bet most of these tech kids had to take philosophy three times just to pass.

  • the industrial revolution and its consequences
    the industrial revolution and its consequences15 hours ago

    When you're part of the reason people here are the way they are, you don't get to feign ignorance.

  • Fearless Leader
    Fearless Leader15 hours ago

    I live in Florida for the past 27 years and I wouldn’t trade it . Love it

  • DrMrs NO
    DrMrs NO15 hours ago

    Many of these people moved to Colorado and the cost of living has more than DOUBLED in 8 yrs.

  • Vince Parker

    Vince Parker

    5 hours ago

    True. It's unbelievable how expensive it has gotten here in Colorado. And they don't have a problem with paying the high prices. I feel sorry for Texas.

  • klam77
    klam7715 hours ago

    North Dakota rocks

  • MrSmashmonkey
    MrSmashmonkey15 hours ago

    Same thing that has destroyed Canada, Liberalism

  • Paul
    Paul16 hours ago

    Californians are some of the most hated people in America. Most states don't want California transplants and it's very obvious why.

  • Tony Lee
    Tony Lee16 hours ago

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  • Jesper Clemmensen
    Jesper Clemmensen16 hours ago

    The days when I wanted to visit California are over.

  • iamthemoss
    iamthemoss16 hours ago

    When you leave California, don't bring your political habits that ruined California. That's what's happening to Texas and Arizona. Why CA and NY residents leave and bring their politics they are escaping is beyond me.

  • Jamie Drake
    Jamie Drake16 hours ago

    90% of Californians leaving the state to Texas or other States continue to vote the exact same way they did in their previous State. Austin, Dallas, and others have followed suit with Cali. Austin has outrageously high prices with homes, Cost of living, etc,etc. and Dallas will soon follow suit. The best thing to do is to keep people that vote liberal in the State of California.

  • Duane Hankins
    Duane Hankins16 hours ago

    Also, it would be nice to put the blame where it belongs. There’s a lot more to the story than just taxes. Until all the broken areas, which are many, are corrected the mass exodus will continue. But I don’t see BETTER changes coming.... I see it getting worse.

  • Bopolz Ka
    Bopolz Ka16 hours ago

    Vote Democrats! This will be your dream Utopia!

  • Duane Hankins
    Duane Hankins16 hours ago

    I’m glad that it’s so bad that even the fake news outlets have to talk about it.