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Old 01-07-2009, 12:38 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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"Houston. It's worth it"?

Shouldn't that be Fort Worth's slogan?

....anyway, no city really needs a slogan. Only states.
Houston's a great city, and ya don't need a slogan to tell people.....
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:14 PM
 
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With or without the slogan, one can say that Houston is worth it because, Houston is the undisputed top labor market in the country.
Isn't amazing that Houston is up 42,400 jobs, while at the same time these other cities are:

New York City .........down 33,500 jobs
Chicago .................down 33,600 jobs
Phoenix .................down 58,500 jobs
Miami ....................down 59,700 jobs
Los Angeles ............down 60,700 jobs
Atlanta ..................down 66,100 jobs
Detroit ..................down 67,700 jobs
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:21 PM
 
Location: where nothin ever grows. no rain or rivers flow, TX
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With or without the slogan, one can say that Houston is worth it because, Houston is the undisputed top labor market in the country.
Isn't amazing that Houston is up 42,400 jobs, while at the same time these other cities are:

New York City .........down 33,500 jobs
Chicago .................down 33,600 jobs
Phoenix .................down 58,500 jobs
Miami ....................down 59,700 jobs
Los Angeles ............down 60,700 jobs
Atlanta ..................down 66,100 jobs
Detroit ..................down 67,700 jobs
LOL that only means the city was working at its maximum potential. Houston is starting somewhere near rock bottom. Those cities are also shedding off dirty jobs to unpopular cities begging for business.
if one need to move to houston to follow his job then sure its worth it. some go to india, hey i bet they say its worth it too
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:43 PM
 
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LOL that only means the city was working at its maximum potential. Houston is starting somewhere near rock bottom. Those cities are also shedding off dirty jobs to unpopular cities begging for business.
if one need to move to houston to follow his job then sure its worth it. some go to india, hey i bet they say its worth it too
If I follow your assertion, one would have to say that those dirty jobs are attracting lots of dirty people from there who like dirty jobs to Houston.
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:56 PM
 
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LOL that only means the city was working at its maximum potential. Houston is starting somewhere near rock bottom. Those cities are also shedding off dirty jobs to unpopular cities begging for business.
if one need to move to houston to follow his job then sure its worth it. some go to india, hey i bet they say its worth it too
Houston is starting near rock bottom. Bless your ignorant simple little assertion.
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:17 PM
 
Location: where nothin ever grows. no rain or rivers flow, TX
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If I follow your assertion, one would have to say that those dirty jobs are attracting lots of dirty people from there who like dirty jobs to Houston.
correct. more like "dirty", not Mike Rowe dirty. real estate costs in those major cities are expensive so they have to move some warehouse, backoffice, accounting, HR, technology etc operations somewhere else. so ok theyre "losing"/moving jobs since the city's landscape is changing. Houston is not making the jobs, more like the fear of another 911, leases not getting renewed, globalization, saving on the benefits and tax expenses and the "american in the major city" taking credit for work done by the ones in some dead town somewhere else. that doesnt make houston amazing. this is literally the boiler room office space
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:36 PM
 
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correct. more like "dirty", not Mike Rowe dirty. real estate costs in those major cities are expensive so they have to move some warehouse, backoffice, accounting, HR, technology etc operations somewhere else. so ok theyre "losing"/moving jobs since the city's landscape is changing. Houston is not making the jobs, more like the fear of another 911, leases not getting renewed, globalization, saving on the benefits and tax expenses and the "american in the major city" taking credit for work done by the ones in some dead town somewhere else. that doesnt make houston amazing. this is literally the boiler room office space
I just thought about the Medical center which has created ten of thousands high tech, high research dirty jobs. Think about all of those ten of thousands of high paying professional jobs generated by the oil companies, they are soo dirty. Donít forget NASA thatís a filthy place with over 30,000 dirty jobs. I agree with you fully.
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:03 PM
 
Location: where nothin ever grows. no rain or rivers flow, TX
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I just thought about the Medical center which has created ten of thousands high tech, high research dirty jobs. Think about all of those ten of thousands of high paying professional jobs generated by the oil companies, they are soo dirty. Don’t forget NASA that’s a filthy place with over 30,000 dirty jobs. I agree with you fully.
awesome

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Economy at a Glance
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Economy at a Glance

NASA? is that still around?

the TMC is just a collection of hospitals. the number of patrons is still the factor to making money
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:08 PM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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With or without the slogan, one can say that Houston is worth it because, Houston is the undisputed top labor market in the country.
Isn't amazing that Houston is up 42,400 jobs, while at the same time these other cities are:

New York City .........down 33,500 jobs
Chicago .................down 33,600 jobs
Phoenix .................down 58,500 jobs
Miami ....................down 59,700 jobs
Los Angeles ............down 60,700 jobs
Atlanta ..................down 66,100 jobs
Detroit ..................down 67,700 jobs

Maybe someone ought to show Jesse69 these stats.
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:49 PM
 
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awesome

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Economy at a Glance
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Economy at a Glance

NASA? is that still around?

the TMC is just a collection of hospitals. the number of patrons is still the factor to making money
Thank you for confirming that New York has a higher unemployement rate than Houston.

NASA is still around and it will get much bigger with a much larger funding that the Obama admin is talking about.

TMC generates over 80,000 top paying jobs. That translates into lots and lots of $$$.
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