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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 06:48 PM

Funny how that works, isn't it?

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Reply Funny how that works, isn't it? (Original post)
MrScorpio Feb 2013 OP
Cleita Feb 2013 #1
tblue Feb 2013 #2
tblue Feb 2013 #3
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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 06:51 PM

1. I know. It's magic! Or,

people with money in their pockets to spend stimulate businesses that are compelled to hire more employees because business is good. It's not rocket science.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 06:51 PM

2. Yeah. I didn't know.

And I live in the Bay Area. Didn't know but SF is so special, not too too surprised that it excels in many ways because the politics make sense for the people. HULLOOOOOO?!

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 06:52 PM

3. Is there a Walmart in SF?

There's a new one not far from me, and that's always a sign of bad stuff to come. I bet they don't allow a Walmart in the City.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 06:55 PM

4. It also has some of the country's highest real estate prices and taxes, and the highest rents.

 

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Nobody who makes $10.55 per hour could afford ANY rental in the city without some kind of assistance.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/14/san-francisco-rents-the-highest-in-nation_n_1345275.html

It's not a place where many low-income people live, other than homeless people. One of the reasons the unemployment rate is so low is that retired people and independently wealthy people who aren't in the job market account for significant portions of the population of the city.

http://www.deptofnumbers.com/income/california/san-francisco/

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/S-F-homeless-population-grew-2-in-2-years-3243642.php

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