Truer words have not been posted on this site.
College campuses are far, far left places that all but beat any semblance of conservatism out of you, and we've been telling kids for 2 generations that they have to go to these places in order to become someone, to become enlightened; we've sown the seeds of our own destruction.
Florida has a great freedom index...then you go there and realize the freedom index is worth what I paid to read it! Florida is another world and not in a good way.
I'm quite fond of Alabama; it may not be the best place on Earth, but it's my place and I love it.