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Old 07-10-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: The City
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Top 5

1 TX
2 UT
3 VA
4 NC
5 ND

Bottom 5
50 RI
49 HI
48 WV
47 AK
46 MS

Texas Named America


And the indidual categories and rankings

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Old 07-10-2012, 07:10 PM
 
Location: yeah
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"best to do business" = "easiest to bypass regulations and exploit labor"
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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I'm surprised California isn't in the bottom 5. It's actually 40th. The way I seen people complain about Cali being all anti-business, I thought for sure it'd be in the bottom 5.
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:16 PM
 
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I'm surprised California isn't in the bottom 5. It's actually 40th. The way I seen people complain about Cali being all anti-business, I thought for sure it'd be in the bottom 5.

Btw, here are the overall rankings.

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I honestly expected it to be #50 also.
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:46 PM
 
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I'm surprised California isn't in the bottom 5. It's actually 40th. The way I seen people complain about Cali being all anti-business, I thought for sure it'd be in the bottom 5.
I expected the same for NY too.
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:09 AM
 
Location: West Paris
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Top 5

1 TX
2 UT
3 VA
4 NC
5 ND

Bottom 5
50 RI
49 HI
48 WV
47 AK
46 MS

Texas Named America


And the indidual categories and rankings

News Headlines


Like every year but FL is not in the top five
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Piedmont, CA
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"best to do business" = "easiest to bypass regulations and exploit labor"
Bravo!

That's exactly what 'best for doing business' means.

Screwing over workers and dumping on the environment. And the biggest criteria, paying as little taxes as possible.
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Old 07-12-2012, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Sunbelt
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"best to do business" = "easiest to bypass regulations and exploit labor"
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Bravo!

That's exactly what 'best for doing business' means.

Screwing over workers and dumping on the environment. And the biggest criteria, paying as little taxes as possible.
Strange. If these states were screwing over workers, why is there so much of a clamor to move to them? Texas is performing well and also has an unemployment rate well under California's (since both of you are from there). And someone said California is #40, and many expected it to be worse. So why the hate? Is it because your state is not looked at favorably?
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Old 07-12-2012, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Piedmont, CA
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Strange.
Yawn.

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If these states were screwing over workers, why is there so much of a clamor to move to them?
Plenty of states have tons of people 'clamoring to move there'---that has really little bearing on how workers are treated. Even dreaded California attracts hundreds of thousands of people a year from out of state and even more from outside the country-does that fact cause you to question your faith? lolololololol

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Texas is performing well and also has an unemployment rate well under California's (since both of you are from there).
Texas also has a higher poverty rate, higher high school drop out rates, higher level of uninsured persons, etc. I guess that means there's some smoke and mirrors action going on in the lone star state.

And you were the one that decided to specifically single out TX and CA. Lest you forget.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:44 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Bravo!

That's exactly what 'best for doing business' means.

Screwing over workers and dumping on the environment. And the biggest criteria, paying as little taxes as possible.
say that when your unemployed and cant find a job...........
Wonder why California has 1/6th of the nations welfare people?
Wonder why California has the 2nd highest unemployment rate?
Wonder why its losing the most people to domestic migration? aside from NY state which both are in bad shape.
Look at the government and liberal/communist in office in that state passing the laws...........

Then look at how many of those companies are moving to Texas and Indiana.
Heck at the rate California is killing itself Silcon valley will shrink to a small business sector in a business depressed state in 20 years. aka Silicon valley loses its importance.
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