02 Nov 2005

Supposed Intelligence of US States & Economics

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The large population of conservatives probably accounts for the low level of intelligence and backwards education. Also, smart companies move here and take advantage of our stupid people who give away the ranch, literally, to get a few low paying jobs. People continue move to Arizona and Nevada to escape the cold weather of the north and inject their life savings and social security into the local economy. And Californians come here to find real estate values.


The news article did not provide any like a complete explanation of all the criteria, and how they were quantitatively factored. (That would take work. They are journalists, after all.) But one can tell, I think, that it would be easy to tweak the analysis to produce any result you wished.

You’re right about Arizona being a popular retirement haven, especially for Californians. I noticed that the last timer I was there. There was a particularly impressive elephant’s graveyard ambiance in Lake Havasu City, for instance…


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