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Guess what is the poorest big city in America?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by tibor75, Sep 23, 2004.

  1. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

  2. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Great find Tibor!! You just made my day!
     
  3. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    I keep forgetting that you hate Cleveland too. Maybe just because I equate annoying people with Cleveland. :lol:
     
  4. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    I wonder what they consider a "big city"... Gary Indiana or Y-Town or a lot of St. Louis or any city in South Carolina isn't exactly Beverly Hills money...
     
  5. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    What are you smoking?? There is plenty of money and class down here....

    [​IMG]
     
  6. AKAK

    AKAK If you hear the siren its already too late Staff Member


    Money maybe.
     
  7. FCollinsBuckeye

    FCollinsBuckeye Senior Former Game Champion

    Sweet - they've got AC in the crib too! :p
     
  8. BrutuStrength

    BrutuStrength It's time to bring it! Staff Member

    Not much of a surprise really. The elected officials up here are mostly Dems, thus the taxes keep rising and the businesses keep leaving.

    I think I read an article this week, that the Cleveland area also has the largest concentration/population of released prisoners. This is great news to me :roll1: , since the mismanagement of the budget by the politicians has led to a layoff of many police forces.

    Wait a minute... I just realized that the heavily democratic area that I live in is big on taxes, bad at managing budgets, and is also bad at supporting security/police forces. Oh my goodness... I think I just had an epiphany!
     
  9. kinch

    kinch Wash me Staff Member

  10. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    Fascinating analysis Brutus, truly amazing.
    let's look at the states...the ones with the highest percentage of college grads:

    1 District of Columbia 44.2 43.0 45.3
    2 Massachusetts 35.8 34.9 36.7
    3 Colorado 34.7 31.6 37.7
    4 Connecticut 34.6 33.7 35.5
    5 Maryland 34.5 33.7 35.3
    6 Virginia 32.2 31.5 32.9
    7 New Jersey 32.1 31.5 32.7
    8 Vermont 32.0 30.7 33.4
    9 Minnesota 30.6 29.7 31.5
    10 New Hampshire 30.3 29.2 31.4
    11 Washington 30.2 29.0 31.4
    12 New York 29.7 29.3 30.2
    13 California 29.1 28.8 29.4
    13 Rhode Island 29.1 28.2 30.1
    15 Kansas

    Hmm...10 of 14 Blue states (11/15 if you count DC)

    and now the dregs:
    36 New Mexico 23.7 22.0 25.5
    36 Wyoming 23.7 19.9 27.5
    38 South Carolina 23.2 21.2 25.2
    39 South Dakota 23.1 21.5 24.7
    40 Ohio 23.0 22.5 23.4
    41 Iowa 22.5 21.3 23.7
    42 Oklahoma 21.9 21.1 22.8
    43 Tennessee 21.5 20.7 22.3
    44 Louisiana 21.3 20.1 22.5
    45 Alabama 21.2 20.3 22.0
    46 Indiana 21.0 19.2 22.8
    47 Nevada 19.5 18.3 20.7
    48 Arkansas 19.0 18.1 20.0
    49 Mississippi 18.7 17.4 19.9
    50 Kentucky 18.6 17.8 19.4
    51 West Virginia

    Bush country...wonder why??? :roll1:
     
  11. redskinbucksfan

    redskinbucksfan The brownest of the brown liquors

    Maybe they are looking to be saved from awful Democratic leadership.
     
  12. Jeezopete

    Jeezopete Newbie

    Tibor doesn't understand the difference between intelligence (education) and wisdom. But then, why should you?

    Most profs in today's academic world are left wingers, if not far left wingers.
    Why would anyone be surprised that a lot of college grads would be anything but a leftist.

    If you associate intelligence and wisdom with a college diploma you are more shallow than I originally thought. The fact that Bush country is on the bottom half of that scale is not something to be ashamed of.
    I would gladly associate myself with the people of fly over country before I would some east coast elitist snob or some west coast wacko.

    Leftist such as yourself is the reason why the right is passing you by and running over you and your fellow left wingers. You constantly under estimate those who you look down on as inferior. The left did it with Reagan and they are now doing it with Bush. They called Reagan a dunce and other names. They are doing the same with GW. You call those last states on the list "Dregs".
    Those Dregs are running all over you by voting in a republican congress and president. Meanwhile, all you can do is sit there at your keyboard whining and bitching and being the miserable fuck you obviously are. I love it.

    P.S. Cleveland has been run by left wing democrats (council and mayor) since Voinivich left office......Hmmmm, maybe their new distinction makes perfect sense.
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2004
  13. buckeyegrad

    buckeyegrad Don't Immanentize the Eschaton Staff Member

    Having lived in Cleveland for almost a month now, it doesn't surprise me one bit. Sure, there were some bad areas in Columbus, but they don't come anywhere close to some of the places I've seen up here. Of course, this is why I live in the southern suburbs (Broadview Heights--one of the few area in Cuyahoga County where is is okay to a Republican) instead of Cleveland proper.

    I also got a 14% salary increase by moving up here, so things are bad everywhere. Or maybe I was jsut being paid that poorly at my previous place of employment.
     
  14. Bucktastic

    Bucktastic Troy Smith for HEISMAN

    The MISTAKE by the lake. Float it to Canada......
     
  15. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall... Staff Member

    There you go again. :wink2:
     

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