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10 States Running Out Of Smart People
http://www.wlky.com/slideshow/education/28521271/detail.html ^ | 1/25/2012 | WLKY

Posted on 01/25/2012 11:37:07 AM PST by Morgana

Find out which 10 states are running out of smart people based on job and education statistics.

(Excerpt) Read more at wlky.com ...


TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: people; smart; states
I thought this had an interesting title. Only ten states? Are they sure?
1 posted on 01/25/2012 11:37:10 AM PST by Morgana
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To: All

California should top the list and they should make an exception for D.C. to be included on the list at number two...


2 posted on 01/25/2012 11:43:23 AM PST by Maverick68
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To: Maverick68

I seriously don’t know where to begin on this one. I’ll just take your word for it!


3 posted on 01/25/2012 11:45:12 AM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

Many of the states on the list have had huge increases in illegals, such as Arizona, Iowa, Texas, Utah and Colorado.


4 posted on 01/25/2012 11:46:43 AM PST by Parmenio
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To: Parmenio
There's a list?

All I saw was a link to a video.

ML/NJ

5 posted on 01/25/2012 11:48:49 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

It’s more like a slide show than a video. You can scroll through the photos underneath the large photo to see the states and other info, and skip the slide show.


6 posted on 01/25/2012 11:50:55 AM PST by Parmenio
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To: Morgana
Went through them. This is liberal socialist scumbag BULLS**T.

Not one of the leftwing states is mentioned except Michigan.

ALL OF THE SUCCESSFUL STATES ARE MENTIONED, Texas was high on the list.

New York, California and so on were notably missing and they have some rock-stupid people if they stay in those socialist hellholes.

7 posted on 01/25/2012 11:53:05 AM PST by Lazamataz (Norm Lenhart knows nothing about reloading.)
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To: Lazamataz

I did not say the article made sense to me, just that it was interesting that there was not more listed.


8 posted on 01/25/2012 12:00:05 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

Though not a state, it appears DC ran out a long time ago.


9 posted on 01/25/2012 12:11:53 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Morgana
10. Utah
9. Texas
8. Iowa
7. Wyoming
6. Arizona
5. Alaska
4. Idaho
3. Oklahoma
2. Michigan
1. Colorado

10 posted on 01/25/2012 12:13:17 PM PST by whd23 (Every time a link is de-blogged an angel gets its wings.)
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To: Morgana
Surprising thing was that they didn't list any Southern states...we always take a beating when some folks do a US wide comparison.
11 posted on 01/25/2012 12:16:44 PM PST by and so? (If it angers you, a sarcasm or irony tag after everything I post should be assumed)
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To: Morgana

As a Texas resident, I’d have to disagree. It’s not that we are running out of smart people, it’s that we are gaining stupid people at an alarming rate and they are beginning to outnumber the smart.


12 posted on 01/25/2012 12:26:42 PM PST by bearkat
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To: and so?

That’s because they already think we are stupid.

You know, just a good ole boy,
Never meaning any harm!

My Yankees relatives thought the Dukes of Hazzard was a documentary...


13 posted on 01/25/2012 12:29:09 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Morgana
Should there not also be a corresponding article to the effect that, "Some States Gaining Smart People!!"

And.....which ones are they??

14 posted on 01/25/2012 12:32:38 PM PST by Logic n' Reason (N/A)
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To: Logic n' Reason

Should there not also be a corresponding article to the effect that, “Some States Gaining Smart People!!”

And.....which ones are they??

++++++++++++++++++++++++++

States that don’t vote for OBOZO


15 posted on 01/25/2012 12:43:36 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: and so?
they didn't list any Southern states

Texas?

16 posted on 01/25/2012 12:51:25 PM PST by TexasKamaAina
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To: and so?
they didn't list any Southern states

Texas?

17 posted on 01/25/2012 12:51:33 PM PST by TexasKamaAina
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To: Morgana
They are basing it on the increase in college grads.

This actually shows just the opposite... states with people dumb enough to bury themselves in student loans for degrees in "communications."

18 posted on 01/25/2012 1:00:50 PM PST by Joe the Pimpernel (Too many lawmakers, too many laws, too many lawyers.)
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To: Parmenio

It the same thing bashing Texas for low high school graduation rates among the adult population, by counting legal and illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America who never got beyond elementary or middle school.


19 posted on 01/25/2012 1:04:50 PM PST by tbw2
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To: ml/nj

“There’s a list?”

If there’s one thing I -HATE-, it’s badly-written web pages like this that force you to navigate through page after page (or pic after pic) to see “the list”.

So here it is:

10. Utah
9. Texas
8. Iowa
7. Wyoming
6. Arizona
5. Alaska
4. Idaho
3. Oklahoma
2. Michigan
1. Colorado

But I don’t see any info there that would lead one to believe that the states in question are “running out” of smart people.

Rather, as another poster mentioned above, it probably has more to do with the influx of south-of-the-border illegals (who, as a group, have a lower IQ and education than do the Euro-Americans already residing in those states) who are skewing the numbers.

Another web page that is all smoke and no fire....


20 posted on 01/25/2012 1:17:03 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: Lazamataz

“New York, California and so on were notably missing and they have some rock-stupid people if they stay in those socialist hellholes.”

Laz old buddy, you made it out because you had nothing to lose by leaving. Some of us have too much to lose if we go. So we are here, still trying to fight the good fight. Some of us have no other choice.

And you know full well that not all of NY is like NY City.

It doesn’t make us “rock stupid” for staying.


21 posted on 01/25/2012 1:26:23 PM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Morgana
States that don’t vote for OBOZO

Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough states in that catagory....not nearly enough.

Sad, but true.

22 posted on 01/25/2012 1:30:43 PM PST by Logic n' Reason (N/A)
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To: TexasKamaAina
Texas?

Wasn't putting down Texas...just thinking more like the deep South.

There have been some pretty serious arguments over the years whether Texas is a Southern state or a southwestern state, including my Texas relatives.

Some of them self identify as part of one or the other...I can go either way, though I think of it as more southwestern than South, mostly because of the accents and/or meal/food choices.

23 posted on 01/25/2012 2:06:00 PM PST by and so? (If it angers you, a sarcasm or irony tag after everything I post should be assumed)
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To: Morgana

Its not that Mississippi is running out of smart people, its just that it doesn’t take much for one to qualify as a smart person here.


24 posted on 01/25/2012 2:09:03 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: and so?
There have been some pretty serious arguments over the years whether Texas is a Southern state

Texas is a Texan state.

25 posted on 01/25/2012 2:11:20 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Alas Babylon!
My Yankees relatives thought the Dukes of Hazzard was a documentary...

LOL

Well shoot, don't enlighten them...the more they and folks like them believe that, the less likely they are to move here.

26 posted on 01/25/2012 2:19:06 PM PST by and so? (If it angers you, a sarcasm or irony tag after everything I post should be assumed)
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To: dfwgator

No argument from me, though I thought y’all considered yourself a Republic more than a state.


27 posted on 01/25/2012 2:22:32 PM PST by and so? (If it angers you, a sarcasm or irony tag after everything I post should be assumed)
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To: bearkat

it’s that we are gaining stupid people at an alarming rate...”

Read a report on the greater Houston area several months ago which showed a marked decline in years of education per adult and income per family. Based on huge influx of illegals one might conclude that these stats are unfortunately probably true.


28 posted on 01/25/2012 2:24:15 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Morgana
Hmmm. I bet there is a correlation to illegal alien population in some of the states, esp. the SW ones. In others, well, maybe there are fewer “white collar professionals” because we're in a depression?
29 posted on 01/25/2012 2:35:29 PM PST by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: whd23

Thank you for saving me from another click-whore site.

It’s pretty obvious from the list what the agenda of the writer was.

The sad part is that in the Baraqqi Depression, the opportunities for ALL people are so greatly diminished.


30 posted on 01/25/2012 2:41:33 PM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: Morgana
Seems pretty dubious. Not the states you might expect, either.

We get told over and over again that immigrants are coming here to "do the jobs Americans won't do."

Who's to say that people from other states won't move west to do whatever jobs go unfilled in these states.

That's basically what happens in the US and what's been happening for a century. So it's more an opportunity than a problem.

31 posted on 01/25/2012 3:07:52 PM PST by x
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To: and so?

Texas is both Southern and South Western.

It was the greatest state in the Confederacy, just as it is the greatest state in the United States.


32 posted on 01/25/2012 3:30:27 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: Morgana

So Colorado made the list, huh?

The fact we’re being overrun by illegal aliens wouldn’t have anything to do with our numbers, would it?

Nah, didn’t think so...Couldn’t be...


33 posted on 01/25/2012 10:34:54 PM PST by elteemike (Light travels faster than sound...That's why so many people appear bright until you hear them speak!)
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