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Math Doesn't Add Up

Ron781 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 10:52 AM
If you don't believe it then check out North Dakota and the modern "oil rush" going on up there in cold country. People that have the guts to get up off the couch and trudge to the snow country and work like crazy can become proud and wealthy.
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 2:21 PM
Wal-Mart pays $17 per hour there. A travel trailer is about $300 a month.

Sure, it's a suck life. "Welcome to Wal-Mart" isn't exactly a great career path, but hey, you're employed.
william704 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 1:12 PM
i have and there is a lot of jobs there. sadly not for senior citizens. the price of a studio apt in dickenson is near 1600 a month at present. people are importing fema housing from new orleans so they have a place to live.

Sometimes the math just doesn’t work.  

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