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Illinois is the worst place to live, say people who live in Illinois
Washington Post ^ | April 24, 2014 at 5:57 pm | Mark Berman

Posted on 04/24/2014 7:19:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Illinois is the worst, according to the people who live there.

A new Gallup poll is out with information about how people who live in states feel about these states. So now we know that people in Montana really, really like living in Montana, while people in Illinois and Rhode Island are pretty sure they don’t live in one of the best places in the country.

Montana and Alaska easily top the list of states viewed by residents as the best places to live. …

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: illinois

1 posted on 04/24/2014 7:19:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I live in Indiana and I can whole-heartily agree, Illinois is the worst place to live.


2 posted on 04/24/2014 7:23:09 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: Olog-hai

My Aunt in Naperville tells me that if Chicago was bulldozed into the lake then everyone else in Illinois would live happily ever after.


3 posted on 04/24/2014 7:25:10 PM PDT by Psiman (PS I am not a crackpot)
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To: Olog-hai

Their chart shows the poll had Rhode Island as the worse?


4 posted on 04/24/2014 7:28:41 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Olog-hai

Well Illinois, who did you all vote for?


5 posted on 04/24/2014 7:31:47 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Cold Heart

More dead people in Illinois vote than living people.


6 posted on 04/24/2014 7:43:18 PM PDT by chae (The Lannisters send their regards--Game of Thrones)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Never let those “pesky facts” mess up how you want your story to go.


7 posted on 04/24/2014 7:59:33 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Olog-hai

Slaves of DemocRats.


8 posted on 04/24/2014 8:15:16 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Olog-hai

Illinois used to be a fine place to live and work. Used to be.


9 posted on 04/24/2014 8:25:41 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: Proud2BeRight; skimbell
Nope; it shows RI as having the fewest that claimed it was the best place to live.

Funny enough, the poll graphic that the title mentions is not shown in the article.


10 posted on 04/24/2014 8:31:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I live in this god forsaken state. I’m about 350 miles south of Chicago, at the edge of the Shawnee National Forest. It is very beautiful down here. But other than the natural land, the rest of life here is tough. No jobs, high taxes, crime and tons of government and government fraud. Illinois is a failed state, beholding to Democrats and the suffering that entails.


11 posted on 04/24/2014 8:47:06 PM PDT by Lawgvr1955 ( Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Olog-hai

So goes Illinois, so goes the nation.


12 posted on 04/24/2014 9:01:18 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Olog-hai
Illinois is a high tax state
13 posted on 04/24/2014 9:09:44 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Cold Heart
Well Illinois, who did you all vote for?

I live in So. Ill and have never voted for a (D)Marxist for anything, ever. A whole different world from Chicago (the rest of the state). I ask the same questions. More often than not, they say Republican. We get outvoted by Chicago, plain and simple.

If someone nuked Chicago tomorrow, you wouldn't see any tears from me. A dance of joy, but no tears.
14 posted on 04/24/2014 9:16:47 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Borges

ping


15 posted on 04/24/2014 9:22:53 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Lawgvr1955
I live in this god forsaken state. I’m about 350 miles south of Chicago, at the edge of the Shawnee National Forest. It is very beautiful down here. But other than the natural land, the rest of life here is tough. No jobs, high taxes, crime and tons of government and government fraud. Illinois is a failed state, beholding to Democrats and the suffering that entails.

I live, probably very close to you, what high crime?
16 posted on 04/24/2014 9:23:19 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: 98ZJ USMC

I’m from Missouri with a good stint in Kansas.

I have spent a lot of time in Chicago in the last fifteen years. It is one of the few big cities I find worthwhile. I like the people. I like downstate as well, but haven’t gotten to spend that much time there.

Chicago is a city permanently hijacked by a crime machine but they seem to not care. That is the problem with a lot of the nation, good people that don’t care about the nation or its government. We are an affluent society decaying.


17 posted on 04/24/2014 9:23:42 PM PDT by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.ha)
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To: Lawgvr1955

Chicago is the next Detroit. Detroit is coming back.


18 posted on 04/24/2014 9:32:00 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: Cold Heart

Illinois resident here...Certainly not Barack. I agree with the Naperville Aunt.


19 posted on 04/24/2014 9:37:26 PM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Cold Heart

Take a look at an electoral map of Illinois by county. Prepare to be surprised. It only takes 5 counties out of over 100 to win statewide office here. It’s a mess. Mrs. L and I can’t wait to get the hell out of Illionois. 5 more years, 5 more lousy years and we are GONE.

L


20 posted on 04/24/2014 9:41:57 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: 98ZJ USMC; BillyBoy; PhilCollins; Velveeta; 1010RD; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; ..
If someone nuked Chicago tomorrow, you wouldn't see any tears from me. A dance of joy, but no tears.

Well I'd be dead, but no need to cry over me.

The Crook county suburbs are pretty bad too.

The radiation would spread all over though. Better hope for a tidal wave instead.

I'd like to see movements to split up/rearrange the states form. Without Cook IL, would be a GOP-leaning state.

21 posted on 04/24/2014 10:20:09 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Lurker

Where do you plan to go?


22 posted on 04/24/2014 10:36:32 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: Olog-hai

http://www.gallup.com/poll/168251/illinois-residents-least-trusting-state-government.aspx

23 posted on 04/24/2014 10:48:01 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Olog-hai

LOL!

frickin idiots.

Move!


24 posted on 04/24/2014 10:48:54 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Lawgvr1955

25 posted on 04/24/2014 11:00:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Olog-hai

Yet they stay entrapped there.

Kinda like being a BIC Mormon.


26 posted on 04/25/2014 12:51:32 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: ducttape45

Ca-CHING!


27 posted on 04/25/2014 12:51:55 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Olog-hai
Funny enough, the poll graphic that the title mentions is not shown in the article.

Funny is NOT what I'd call it, but a FABRICATION made out of the whole cloth!

28 posted on 04/25/2014 12:53:54 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: cynwoody
Utah = 75%

OF course!!

60% of Utahans 'trust' what their Living Prophet® says; so STATE gummint is no stretch at all!

29 posted on 04/25/2014 1:00:52 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: 98ZJ USMC
Nuke the damn city...we started over after the Great Chicago Fire, and if you exterminate the socialist/communist/marxist demo-cockroaches, this city may have a chance. And to the lazy bum generational public aid mooches and their thug spawn, and the illegal aliens I say, pack your bags and get the hell of of this town...we're looking for people, like those of years past, who believed in assimilating, in hard work and the making of their own future by the sweat of their brow, in conducting themselves in a civilized manner,who believe in God and country and Apple Pie. I don't expect to see it in my lifetime, but this is what I pray for, Amen.
30 posted on 04/25/2014 2:06:42 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Impy; All

“Well I’d be dead, but no need to cry over me.”

If you were nuked into oblivion, both Khent and I would enact Third Reich tactics to avenge you.


31 posted on 04/25/2014 3:46:30 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: cynwoody

nd there is my beautiful state of Maryland on the list

Thank you Martin O’Malley Michael Bush and Mike Miller for destroying the “Land of Pleasant Living” I hope you live to regret it


32 posted on 04/25/2014 4:06:25 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Psiman; Cold Heart
if Chicago was bulldozed into the lake then everyone else in Illinois would live happily ever after.

The trouble with the bulldozers is you would give the people time to escape.

If someone nuked Chicago tomorrow

There you go, a better plan. Well, except for that radiation thing...

33 posted on 04/25/2014 4:11:08 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Impy

Harry Dean Stanton as Impy: http://youtu.be/d_S1F1Zha_k


34 posted on 04/25/2014 4:13:34 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Not that simple when you are a land owner. Hopefully I can get out some day.


35 posted on 04/25/2014 4:37:41 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: Psiman

Except for the many people who love the city.


36 posted on 04/25/2014 7:06:41 AM PDT by Borges
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To: 98ZJ USMC
If someone nuked Chicago tomorrow, you wouldn't see any tears from me. A dance of joy, but no tears.

Fantasize about mass murder of Americans do you?
37 posted on 04/25/2014 7:08:30 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Elsie
60% of Utahans 'trust' what their Living Prophet® says; so STATE gummint is no stretch at all!

Good morning Elsie.

What should we do with Utah?

I know that 72% of Texans also 'trust' their Christian faith; "so state gummint(sic) is no stretch at all!"

What should we do with Texas?

38 posted on 04/25/2014 9:04:46 AM PDT by laotzu
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To: Cold Heart

Blame it on Chicago and all of the dead who also vote there.


39 posted on 04/25/2014 9:42:07 AM PDT by hsmomx3
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To: Lawgvr1955

You got that right about the lack of jobs!

I recently heard that there is now a “drawing” for those whose drivers licenses are up for renewal. The MVD says if you have not had tickets, you do not have to take a written test. Well, I know of two people whose licenses are up for renewal in a month and they have had no tickets but were told that their names were chosen and they have to take the written test. All in the name of $$$$.


40 posted on 04/25/2014 9:46:17 AM PDT by hsmomx3
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To: laotzu

You tell me...


41 posted on 04/25/2014 1:25:14 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: laotzu
I know that 72% of Texans also 'trust' their Christian faith; "so state gummint(sic) is no stretch at all!"

Then you also probably know that 60% of Utahans consider them to be the Whores of Babylon.

Prostitution is legal in Nevada.


  "Both Catholics and Protestants are nothing less than the 'whore of Babylon' whom the Lord denounces by the mouth of John the Revelator as having corrupted all the earth by their fornications and wickedness. Any person who shall be so corrupt as to receive a holy ordinance of the Gospel from the ministers of any of these apostate churches will be sent down to hell with them, unless they repent"
 
 (The Seer, p. 255  Orson Pratt )

42 posted on 04/25/2014 1:29:10 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Impy

Thanks for the ping.


43 posted on 04/25/2014 2:03:08 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: GOPsterinMA

Thanks!

I would suggest starting with a retaliatory strike against southern Illinois!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGFOf1ezyfI


44 posted on 04/25/2014 6:02:28 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy

OFFENSIVE!!!


45 posted on 04/25/2014 6:09:05 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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