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Old 02-03-2013, 09:55 PM
 
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Shocker. They are all Red States. And somehow I'm supposed to listen to people from these states when they tell me how the country should be run?

10 Worst States For Retirement | Bankrate.com
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:59 PM
 
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New Mexico isn't a "red state."

I don't think its a bad place to retire either. Neither is Texas. Don't know how that one made the list. Lots of people retire in Texas and love it (although i couldn't do it).
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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I was a miracle Oklahoma was not on there, since it borders on 3 states mentioned.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Dublin, CA
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Shocker. They are all Red States. And somehow I'm supposed to listen to people from these states when they tell me how the country should be run?

10 Worst States For Retirement | Bankrate.com
I don't want you to listen to whatever or whomever. I want you to leave my paycheck alone. I want you to quit forcing me to pay money out of my paycheck, for the sick, lame, and lazy whom refuse to work. Moreover, quit taking away from me, to give to those who do work, but don't make much money. So they can "feel good" about themselves.

Their healthcare, childcare, and life in general isn't my responsibiltity to pay for. Red, blue, purple or green. They need to learn personal responsibility and pay for themselves. NO, I don't care they can't make huge amounts of money, that isn't my fault or concern.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Where they serve real ale.
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Bad health care, low life expectancy, high crime, higher violent crime, complete lack of services, little public open space. Yep, taxes aren't everything especially if you're getting something for your money.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:03 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I don't want you to listen to whatever or whomever. I want you to leave my paycheck alone. I want you to quit forcing me to pay money out of my paycheck, for the sick, lame, and lazy whom refuse to work. Moreover, quit taking away from me, to give to those who do work, but don't make much money. So they can "feel good" about themselves.

Their healthcare, childcare, and life in general isn't my responsibiltity to pay for. Red, blue, purple or green. They need to learn personal responsibility and pay for themselves. NO, I don't care they can't make huge amounts of money, that isn't my fault or concern.
Sounds like you need to move up to Washington where they don't have a State Income Tax, which is something my retired dad likes.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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I don't want you to listen to whatever or whomever. I want you to leave my paycheck alone. I want you to quit forcing me to pay money out of my paycheck, for the sick, lame, and lazy whom refuse to work. Moreover, quit taking away from me, to give to those who do work, but don't make much money. So they can "feel good" about themselves.

Their healthcare, childcare, and life in general isn't my responsibiltity to pay for. Red, blue, purple or green. They need to learn personal responsibility and pay for themselves. NO, I don't care they can't make huge amounts of money, that isn't my fault or concern.
I bet your grand dad was bitching the same way decades ago.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Sounds like you need to move up to Washington where they don't have a State Income Tax, which is something my retired dad likes.
But he may not be able to tolerate that marijuana and same sex marriage have been legalized there.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:07 PM
 
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I was a miracle Oklahoma was not on there, since it borders on 3 states mentioned.
Beautiful state. Cheap to live in too.

Couldn't live there though. I'd be terrified during tornado season. Not to mention the winter weather and jobs that don't pay squat.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:09 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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I don't want you to listen to whatever or whomever. I want you to leave my paycheck alone. I want you to quit forcing me to pay money out of my paycheck, for the sick, lame, and lazy whom refuse to work. Moreover, quit taking away from me, to give to those who do work, but don't make much money. So they can "feel good" about themselves.

Their healthcare, childcare, and life in general isn't my responsibiltity to pay for. Red, blue, purple or green. They need to learn personal responsibility and pay for themselves. NO, I don't care they can't make huge amounts of money, that isn't my fault or concern.
Lets see what you say if you become sick or lame.
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