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An Embarrassing Metric Disappears
National Review Online, by Jim Pettit

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Posted By:tocsin, 12/11/2012 8:57:17 AM

As the din of America’s falling headfirst over the fiscal cliff reverberates across the nation, the Obama administration is quietly killing a key economic metric that tells how, and how many, people are voting with their feet. Since 1991 the Internal Revenue Service has been compiling statistics on filers’ addresses, which the agency’s Statistics of Income division uses to show who is moving into and out of every county and state in the nation. As you’d expect, the IRS also knows the aggregate income levels of those who move. So the movements of the most fundamental productive components

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When reality doesn´t match your fairy tale, have your bumkissers remove the truth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 12/11/2012 9:04:43 AM     (No. 9059161)

He talks of Californians fleeing to Texas, and New Yorkers fleeing to Florida. So after they ruin their own states, they continue to vote Democrat,and ruin the new state. Ticks me off.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MrYules, 12/11/2012 9:19:05 AM     (No. 9059193)

"Government" wants to know everything about us. Therefore these people will not stop collecting these data. They may stop reporting it, but they will want to know where the people with money are so they can get more of it from the producers.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Peach1, 12/11/2012 9:40:02 AM     (No. 9059244)

#1 that´s exactly what has happened to my once "red" state of Colorado.

The leftist Californians have been moving here for the past 25 years slowly corrupting all they touch because they ruined their own state.

I say, go back to California and fix what´s broken and let my state get back to the way it was.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotcorner, 12/11/2012 10:18:41 AM     (No. 9059348)

I am a conservative Californian moving to a blue state. Don´t believe everything you hear about who is moving and who isn´t.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ray_Stoddard, 12/11/2012 10:28:37 AM     (No. 9059372)

I just made ´The Laffer Curve´ my new desktop.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LouD, 12/11/2012 10:45:09 AM     (No. 9059423)

Same thing happened to Vermont, and Maine and New Hampshire are teetering left as more and more liberals flee NY and Mass and do the same damage to these state as they did to the ones they are fleeing from.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/11/2012 11:20:53 AM     (No. 9059531)

I have two friends, sort of, one from Ca., one from NY, both ardent democrats. So why did they move to Texas? Because they needed a job. And the IRS and your confidential return. They know what you do, how much you make, where you live, your telephone number, how you are likely to vote, what kind of car you drive, your pension or profit sharing plan, your spouse, your children, your medical expenses, your ages, your investments, property, and wealth. The new connect the dots intelligence service has your private emails. What else is there?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 11:34:21 AM     (No. 9059576)

It didn´t disappear, it will be used to force them to stay where they are...wait for it, wait for it............

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Reply 9 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/11/2012 11:53:56 AM     (No. 9059625)

i see it here in Florida all the time. The new yorkers come down because they escape the taxes then want the same services that caused their taxes to to be so high. They are basically too stupid(yes stupid) to see the connection. I always make a point of always pointing out the heat and giant cockroaches to their wives.

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