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  •  well, they didn't have far to bust, yes? (0+ / 0-)

    the Dakotas, Nebraska and Iowa all have unemployment well below the national rate, yes?

    (+0.12, -3.33) agree w/ me or go to redstate. i'm snarking. too many aren't.

    by terrypinder on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 11:47:01 AM PDT

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    •  Oil and ethanol helped the midwest (0+ / 0-)

      Especially the Dakotas.  Plus, they didn't spend money they didn't have, and their banks generally didn't go crazy, so they're in relatively good shape.

      Visit http://theuptake.org/ for Minnesota news as it happens.

      by Phoenix Woman on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 11:52:14 AM PDT

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    •  indeed (1+ / 0-)
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      they are all subsidized to the gills

      What carpet-man doesn't understand is; if carpet-man don't dance, carpet-man don't eat! - Bob Fossel (The Mighty Boosh)

      by itsbenj on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 12:04:50 PM PDT

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