Skip to comments.Census shows the states we flee
Posted on 12/28/2009 3:48:44 AM PST by Scanian
Every year around Christmastime, the Census Bureau releases its population estimates for each state for the 12 months ending on July 1. The numbers look dry on a sheet of paper (or on an Excel spreadsheet on your computer), but they tell some vivid stories. The more so when they reflect, as the numbers for 2008-09 do, the effects of a sharp downward shift in the nations economy.
Given the recession, its not a surprise that percentage growth, at 0.86 percent, was the lowest in this decade, just a tad below the rate in 2002-03, and well below the peak years of 2000-01 (which doesnt include Sept. 11) and 2006-07. Immigration is down sharply, and some indicators suggest that illegal immigrants, in particular, are returning to their countries of origin.
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What sucks about folks fleeing northern and western states for the midwest and south can be seen in places like here, in Tennessee.
We are seeing a huge bump in population, but the people are coming from up north. They are bringing with them, their liberal voting tendencies and ideas... you know, the very same ideas that destroyed the very states they are fleeing from!
They bring that crap down south and slowly begin to change thing by voting for the liberals, slowly messing places like Tennessee up.
“They bring that crap down south and slowly begin to change thing by voting for the liberals, slowly messing places like Tennessee up.”
I was born and raised in Nashville and I’ll never forget the time I was lectured on a hike by a New York City “expert” on how it was bad to kill Copperheads and how they wouldn’t hurt you.
My California brother is like that. I told him if he was so impressed with rattlesnakes, then I would mail all mine to him.
He quit lecturing me. Perhaps he knew I wasn’t joking.
Girls do say such things ~ now, was she nice to you later on?
“Girls do say such things ~ now, was she nice to you later on?”
She was a hairy armpit, lesbo, eco-skank.
Yeah, well, NJ is the first line of defense against the NY’ers, so we get them when they are at their most obnoxious freshness!
AND, KBH plans to improve on this how?!?
But was she nice?
“What sucks about [SOME] folks fleeing northern and western states for the midwest and south can be seen in places like here, in Tennessee.”
Some, not all. There are plenty of super-Conservative good people up here.
Look at it as if a New Yorker (not me) said...”All those people in TN breed with their sisters, live in broken down trailers, beat their wives and just sit around drinking because they’re too stupid to find a job. They’ve got $2000.00 worth of tattoo’s and drive a $50.00 car.”
Use a narrower brush, please.
Were the northerners responsible for electing Al Gore? How about Harold Ford, Sr.? Jr.?
Harold Ford, Sr. and Jr. come from a very specific demographic.
Join the club, Tennessee!
We have been fighting that battle here in Florida for years. Former New Yorkers actually dominate Broward and Palm Beach Counties, which are Democrat hotbeds where the old folks are bussed to the polls by organizers and vote the party line.
Eventually, of course, they gripe that things in Fl are getting expensive like back home.
The price of ignorance!
I’ve spent the last 30 years watching exactly the same thing happen in Arizona. This used to be a pretty good place. Now we’re bankrupt and property owners are being held for ransom and saddled with monstrous taxes to fund liberal schemes gone bad.
“What sucks about folks fleeing northern and western states for the midwest and south can be seen in places like here, in Tennessee.”
That’s the general and common consensus.
Let’s look at it.
Michigan, for example, has lost 600,000 productive citizens since the commie governor granholm was elected in 2002. That means people who work and business owners. People who work and own businesses aren’t welfare bums. They bring conservative values to the new places they move to.
We can look at a couple of indicators to validate that claim. One, Michigan is seeing a huge revenue fall. Two, Michigan is voting more liberal in state elections.
This is caused by conservatives - working people and businesses - leaving Michigan. People not working - welfare bums - and businesses folding up shop means decreased revenue
Anecdotally, it appears that conservatives leaving liberal states will benefit conservative states.
The 2010 election should give us better numbers to verify my theory that people leaving liberal states are mostly conservatives.
>>They are bringing with them, their liberal voting tendencies and ideas... you know, the very same ideas that destroyed the very states they are fleeing from!<<
Sort of like locusts.
Maryland is doing a trade-in policy currently ,,, the state imposed a millionaire tax recently and hordes of wealthy Marylanders fled but they were replaced immediately by the 300thousand illegals aliens already here since Maryland is a communist sanctuary state and so they figure there’s no loss .
And Montgomery County is its intellectual capital.
Include New Hampshire. :(
I note that Florida is losing population! Too many NY'ers AND too many languages?
IMHO... by losing in the gubernatorial primary and retiring from the Senate.
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