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Rhode Island Shows Blue-State
Model Of Activist Government
Is Built To Fail

Investor´s Business Daily, by Aaron Renn

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/7/2014 10:58:30 PM

Progressives say the blue-state model works. After all, states like California, Massachusetts and New York have some of the nation´s wealthiest and best-educated populations. But many are also basket cases, reeling from problems ranging from high costs of living and widening income inequality to chronic fiscal crises. And leading blue states often possess unique assets that protect them, at least for a time, from the full economic consequences of their public policies. What happens when the blue-state model is tried in a place without the advantages of a favorable climate, educational hubs and fortress industries? What happens when you go

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/7/2014 11:22:34 PM     (No. 9914601)

Imagine if their citizenry were not propped up by the wide array of federal government entitlements. RI will eventually be a cold banana republic.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/7/2014 11:41:08 PM     (No. 9914618)

Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is an example of exactly nothing. Known as "Rogue Island", it refused to participate in the Constitutional Convention. Its governments are permeated by the mob.
Find another example of governance that might apply to America.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/8/2014 12:43:55 AM     (No. 9914651)

Move Wall Street to Dallas and see what remains of New York. You can´t make movies and put on plays when the money moves away.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/8/2014 6:01:19 AM     (No. 9914743)

I have seen it since the 1950s how every time the DEMONRATS take control of the government, USA succumbs to poverty. I´ve seen it over and over and over. Enuf said.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/8/2014 6:57:53 AM     (No. 9914792)

Built to fail? It´s already failing. The smart citizens in these states are already fleeing.

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