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Old 11-10-2012, 10:34 AM
 
Location: somewhere in the woods
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Election Infographic Shows Most Educated States Voted For Obama | Happy Place The Tribune of the People


Extremely interesting

I guess they're mostly "snobs" in the words of Rick santorum

do you happen to have a more credible link? one that is not always so biased toward the left?
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Old 11-10-2012, 01:25 PM
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
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do you happen to have a more credible link? one that is not always so biased toward the left?
I guess your credible source is Fox News.
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:17 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Look at the link and read it yourself. New York has More African Americans then Georgia. New York has well over 19 million people.



That does not matter. Only 17% of the people in New York are black. That means Georgia black population is close to New Yorks since 31% of Georgia's population is black.

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Old 11-10-2012, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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Well, no ****. They also have some of the highest populations in the nation. When you have 37 million people living in one state, spending is obviously going to be higher then a state with 5 million people.

Compare Revenue By State for 2011 - Charts

Government revenue in those same states are among the HIGHEST.

Checkmate.
In case you didn't notice...that chart was Welfare Expenditure as a percentage of total GDP. That puts all states on an even playing field. If you want to look at $ spend, period, that is also there, but that does not give every state the same basis.
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:51 PM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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It was pretty evenly divided between college graduates, although Obama did win that group, especially those with advanced degrees.

Presidential Race - 2012 Election Center - Elections & Politics from CNN.com
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:29 PM
 
Location: NC
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That does not matter. Only 17% of the people in New York are black. That means Georgia black population is close to New Yorks since 31% of Georgia's population is black.
Uh, New York has the highest African American population in the country. Georgia has a higher % but New York has more African American residents then any other state plain and simple
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:32 PM
 
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Uh, New York has the highest African American population in the country. Georgia has a higher % but New York has more African American residents then any other state plain and simple

I don't disagree with that. What has that got to do with anything?
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:34 PM
 
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Most educated states voted for obama .





Maybe but the educated in those states voted for Romney, and the less educated voted for Obama.
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Southwest Nebraska
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This would also explain why Fox New viewers are rated as least informed. The southern redneck vote is in the tank for the GOP. Just tell them they are all geniuses and all their problems can be blamed on someone else, and they fall right in line. They don't know enough to know they are getting screwed by guys like Rush, Mitt, Rupert, and their Wall Street chronies.
I am one of those so called unedumacated listeners of all you mention and then some. I don't gain a whole lot from Obama and would not from Romney either but I am smart enough to know anything free comes from higher taxes paid by all who earn an income and also know that our country's future is more than just getting free stuff. I graduated high school only and know more people than I would like that mooch off the peoples money for their own personal gain and could care less about the U.S.A.

They think joining the service is only to get a free education and going to war and protecting this country is bull.... and something the GOP does for more oil, etc.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Everywhere you want to be
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Hey, thanks for posting that. I am sick of the ridiculous statements the liberals make. I just looked up my state, a very red state, on your map and it is one of the very lowest in welfare spending. So much for the libs' assertion that the red states are welfare states.
You are correct they surprisngly endorsed Obama, although many in my state that look and "act"" like them were completely Romney.

I was ill informed about them supporting Romney--I approve that message
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