Skip to comments.America's Most Miserable Cities (Chicago mentioned)
Posted on 02/10/2009 9:08:20 AM PST by fishtank
America's Most Miserable Cities
Kurt Badenhausen, 02.06.09, 10:00 AM EST
Lousy weather, long commutes, rising unemployment and high sales tax. Welcome home.
Chicago would seem to be on quite a roll these days. The city is a leading contender to host the Summer Olympics in 2016. The hometown Cubs had the most wins of any team in the National League last year,,,,
(More at link,,,)
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
‘Painful Lessons’: Abuse At Chicago Schools
hey! teacher! leave those kids alone...
How could this be?
The annointed one was involved in the community there.
How dare you post such an insulting, stupid, hateful piece???
Yeah, Philadelphia, we’ve had a little slump in our murder rate, but all truly great cities do. We still have an unbroken chain of democrat rule that spans more than 50 years. We have staggering corruption, crime, litter, a bankrupt city, and so much more.
And what we’ve lost in murders, we’ve more than made up for with an infestation of illegal aliens.
And nary a mention.
Flint? How exactly is that different from Detroit? Ridiculous.
Where’s the love?
how does flint beat detroit? easy, detroit is mostly ghetto, and flint is all ghetto...
What do you expect when you flood an area with both the underclass and the moneyed criminal class of Latin America?
How many of these cities have DemoCrook mayors? Probably all 10.
What about Michael Moore's house?
This article is one big canad. Everyone, just everyone knows that “Our Diversity is Our Strength!”
"You keep using that word ... I do not think it means what you think it means." - Inigo Montoya
How do Grand Rapids or Phoenix figure on the list?
I may have to relocate in order to stay employed.
“I can vouch for Miami. Most of south florida has turned into an area resembling a third world nation.”
Careful, the media (and some republicans!) practically castrated Tancredo for saying that.
Michigan versus Arizona.
For me, the choice is hands-down Phoenix............
WHAT UP CLEVELAND?!?!? I knew we could be best at something!! Mayor Jackson, Dennis The Menace Kucinich!, Sen. sHERROD Brown!,
Way to run a city & state into the ground!
Vote Democrat, it’s easier than working!!!
From the article:
No. 1 Stockton, Calif.
No. 2 Memphis, Tenn.
No. 3 Chicago, Ill.
No. 4 Cleveland, Ohio
No. 5 Modesto, Calif.
No. 6 Flint, Mich.
No. 7 Detroit, Mich.
No. 8 Buffalo, N.Y.
No. 9 Miami, Fla.
No. 10 St. Louis, Mo.
Grand Rapids and Phoenix are not on the list.
The same cities seem to be on the list of sanctuary cities.
America's Most Miserable Cities
|Rank||City||Most Liberal Ranking|
|10||St. Louis, MO||20|
Average Miserable city ranking on Most Liberal List: 54.4
|237 City Ranking|
|1 being the most Liberal|
|237 being the most Conservative|
|Median Rank: 54.4 (Mid-point)|
|1-79=Liberal, 80-159=Moderate, 160-237=Conservative.|
|Liberal||Half of the 20 Most Miserable Cities are defined as Liberal Cities by Most Liberal City Study|
|Seventy percent of Most Miserable Cities are in the top 50% of Most Liberal Cities Study|
|List Includes THE Most Liberal City in the country.|
|ALL Miserable Cities listed are in blue states|
|Conservative||One city fitting the study's definition of Conservative.|
|That city not in the top 100 Most Conservative.|
There are likely other contributing factors to this data but, it does seem to indicate that Liberal cities tend to be miserable. Further study is warranted, don't you think?
After all The Media desn't have an ideological axe to grind, right?
Tancredo uttered a truth but he should have found a more discreet way to say it, or he should have kept it to himself and just worked to correct the situation.
I would add Syracuse to the list.....
1) skyhigh TAXES
2) the OrangeMEN football team blows chunks
3) anyone who has a car flees down 81 south to the carolinas
4) actually gets more snow than Buffalo
5) has the MOST polluted lake in the nation
6) liberal infested college called Syracue University
7) the city kow-tows to the Indian reservation on the city outskirts
What do you think canard means?
It's a kind of duck, right?
Oh, I know my french ... and I also know about typos .. but the word in question wasn't canard, it was the typo'ed canad, wasn't it.
Am I going MAD, or did the word "think" escape your lips? You were not hired for your brains, you hippopotamic land mass. Fezzik
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