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New Census Data Show People Go Where the Money Is

Lonnie58 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 10:19 AM
Joseph64 Couldn't agree more and maybe it is time for Texas and Colorado to incorporate some kind of litmus test to the immigrants from Cali. Leave your Liberal ideas that screwed up the place you just moved from and your welcome here, however you need to also put a damage deposit down in your new location just to make sure your invested in your new location. One Million per person non refundable! Now get to work and don't screw it up with your Liberal Dribble! Evey liberal idea vote you support a percentage of the deposit will be used to pay it!
Fred_PA_2000 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 1:21 PM
Maybe more practical would be to re-institute Basic Civics & History into the K-12 curriculum. One suspects that most people who hope the government will provide them with some benefit simply don't grasp that, in a democracy, "we, the people" ARE the government!

(It wouldn't hurt to add some consumer economics, or even economic history to the mix, either.)
What parts of America have been growing during these years of sluggish economic growth?

Answers come from comparing the Census Bureau's just-released estimates of metropolitan area populations in July 2012 with the results of the Census conducted in 2010.

The focus here is on the 51 metro areas with populations of more than 1 million where 55 percent of Americans live, most of them of course not in central cities but in suburbs and exurbs.

Two growth champs stick out -- Austin and Raleigh. A half-century ago, neither of them amounted to much.

The counties now in metro Austin had 300,000...