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Old 04-22-2009, 03:11 PM
 
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Simple answer; NO

 
Old 05-01-2009, 07:33 AM
 
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Simple answer; NO
Why the simple answer, No? Nebraska could kick Omaha out and hardly even notice the loss. Nebraska would retain the seat of state government, Lincoln, the main university, UNL, and all the rich farmlands and ranches that Nebraska is known for.

Like I said in my original post, Omaha has a great zoo and several decent shopping malls, but what else does it have to offer the rest of the state? The problem is, Omaha suffers from an over inflated sense of self worth.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 07:39 AM
 
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So Nebraska would be willing to give up over half of it's income and not notice? Yeah right. Even with the capital and the all important huskers (puke) Nebraska would be North Dakota or Wyoming without Omaha.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 07:47 AM
 
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True, we would take all of our metro with us.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 07:55 AM
 
Location: southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas
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So Nebraska would be willing to give up over half of it's income and not notice? Yeah right. Even with the capital and the all important huskers (puke) Nebraska would be North Dakota or Wyoming without Omaha.
Wyoming? we'd be fine.
Wyoming is a fairly well-off state. They have coal, oil, etc. As well as tourism...
They don't need a large metro area!
 
Old 05-01-2009, 08:01 AM
 
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So Nebraska would be willing to give up over half of it's income and not notice? Yeah right. Even with the capital and the all important huskers (puke) Nebraska would be North Dakota or Wyoming without Omaha.
This is what I mean when I say that Omaha suffers from an over inflated sense of self worth.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 10:04 AM
 
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Wyoming? we'd be fine.
Wyoming is a fairly well-off state. They have coal, oil, etc. As well as tourism...
They don't need a large metro area!
Where's Nebraska's coal????
Where's Nebraska's oil?????

Without Omaha you'd lose all of the big business in the state.

Also where do you think most of the tourists coming to NE are going? The 2 biggest tourist draws by far are in Omaha.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 10:05 AM
 
Location: Downtown Omaha
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This is what I mean when I say that Omaha suffers from an over inflated sense of self worth.

It's not over inflated. The city of Omaha alone is responsible for over half of the state of Nebraska. The rest of Nebraska would be even more decrepit if it didn't have Omaha's money.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 10:48 AM
 
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Why the simple answer, No? Nebraska could kick Omaha out and hardly even notice the loss. Nebraska would retain the seat of state government, Lincoln, the main university, UNL, and all the rich farmlands and ranches that Nebraska is known for.

Like I said in my original post, Omaha has a great zoo and several decent shopping malls, but what else does it have to offer the rest of the state? The problem is, Omaha suffers from an over inflated sense of self worth.

Losing Omaha would mean Nebraska would lose half of it's tax base.
 
Old 05-01-2009, 10:48 AM
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It's not over inflated. The city of Omaha alone is responsible for over half of the state of Nebraska. The rest of Nebraska would be even more decrepit if it didn't have Omaha's money.
Yep. Some people just don't get it, do they?
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