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Raskolnik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-04-09 03:51 PM
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68. "Hard, cold winters" in Kansas!? I'm not calling you soft, slackmaster, but
bring those sissy Kansas "winters" up to the Dakotas and tell us how hard and cold they are.
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  -Maybe people should move to the Midwest. crimsonblue  Mar-04-09 12:49 PM   #0 
  - It is happening in NW Arkansas  ayeshahaqqiqa   Mar-04-09 12:54 PM   #1 
  - Then the states with the highest unemployment would be in the midwest  liberal N proud   Mar-04-09 12:54 PM   #2 
  - In eastern Iowa, there are no jobs.  Hardrada   Mar-04-09 12:58 PM   #3 
  - I will second that.  Tashca   Mar-04-09 01:06 PM   #8 
  - The Green Revolution will revitalize the Midwest  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 01:06 PM   #7 
  - I drove through Kansas twice -- no thank you.  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-09 01:01 PM   #4 
  - Depends on what kind of job you want, I guess.  ogneopasno   Mar-04-09 01:02 PM   #5 
  - Who would want to live in Kansas?  thewiseguy   Mar-04-09 01:04 PM   #6 
  - Kansas is quite as hell in the summer, but overall, not as bad as people think  SoCalDem   Mar-04-09 07:42 PM   #89 
  - i lived in peoria  xchrom   Mar-04-09 01:08 PM   #9 
  - Sure, come to my part of Illinois  WCIL   Mar-04-09 01:10 PM   #10 
  - I wake up in the morning with this view:  maxsolomon   Mar-04-09 01:13 PM   #11 
  - Gorgeous!!! lmao about the kidneys!! Where is this?  Fire1   Mar-04-09 01:22 PM   #18 
     - That's Mt. Rainier from Seattle.  maxsolomon   Mar-04-09 01:24 PM   #21 
        - Bite me! lol  Fire1   Mar-04-09 01:32 PM   #22 
        - Aren't you the lucky one !!!  Sequoia   Mar-04-09 01:41 PM   #26 
        - And I didn't even "work hard" to get it.  maxsolomon   Mar-04-09 03:30 PM   #57 
           - Did you only marry your spouse for "the view"?  Sequoia   Mar-04-09 03:43 PM   #63 
        - I have a SE view of MT. Rainier from my  EmeraldCityGrl   Mar-04-09 02:26 PM   #33 
        - Mt Rainier is a figment of your imagination  SoCalDem   Mar-04-09 07:44 PM   #91 
  - You could offer me a suitcase  taught_me_patience   Mar-04-09 01:15 PM   #12 
  - +1  ozu   Mar-04-09 01:17 PM   #16 
  - Uh, Chicago's in the midwest, too.  RandomKoolzip   Mar-04-09 01:32 PM   #24 
  - Well, there is more diversity in Chicago... n/t  Greyhound   Mar-04-09 02:36 PM   #36 
  - I would live there  dana_b   Mar-04-09 07:49 PM   #94 
  - You really know a lot about the midwest, don't you?  Raskolnik   Mar-04-09 03:47 PM   #65 
  - NOTICE the christian right states are hurting. How the Repugs screwed themselves.  goforit   Mar-04-09 01:15 PM   #13 
  - Um, isn't California pretty liberal?  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:49 PM   #67 
  - we dont have jobs but we have WATER in Michigan nt  Mari333   Mar-04-09 01:15 PM   #14 
  - Stop saying that. We have Green jobs per the stimulus. Go to  Fire1   Mar-04-09 01:46 PM   #27 
  - we do? okie dokie  Mari333   Mar-04-09 02:04 PM   #29 
     - I'm unemployed and...  blue_onyx   Mar-04-09 02:34 PM   #35 
     - "truck stop hooker and burger king" lol. It would be funny  sufrommich   Mar-04-09 05:32 PM   #78 
  - Same here in Ohio. n/t  OhioChick   Mar-04-09 02:38 PM   #38 
  - They'll have to eventually anyway......we've got water.  marmar   Mar-04-09 01:15 PM   #15 
  - gmta  Mari333   Mar-04-09 01:24 PM   #20 
  - people looking for work don't generally bring industry with them...  dysfunctional press   Mar-04-09 01:22 PM   #17 
  - KC is gearing up to be a central rail/ truck hub.  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 01:24 PM   #19 
  - isn't the mexico-canada super-duper-highway supposed to go through the kc region?  dysfunctional press   Mar-04-09 01:36 PM   #25 
  - The ground work has been laid  Tashca   Mar-04-09 01:32 PM   #23 
  - I think industry will make big gains in Kansas.  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 02:00 PM   #28 
  - A regional rail network, eventually high speed, with Chicago as the hub  amandabeech   Mar-04-09 02:41 PM   #41 
     - it's no secret that passenger rail lines already exist from chicago...  dysfunctional press   Mar-04-09 02:44 PM   #42 
        - I've been on them, too.  amandabeech   Mar-04-09 03:02 PM   #49 
           - starting with the busiest route may not always be the best idea...  dysfunctional press   Mar-04-09 03:49 PM   #66 
              - I see your point about construction disruptions.  amandabeech   Mar-04-09 04:26 PM   #72 
  - The waves of sunflowers are nice in Kansas.  GentryDixon   Mar-04-09 02:11 PM   #30 
  - Take a look at the difference in NW Ohio from the time that map was done and now:  Blue Diadem   Mar-04-09 02:17 PM   #31 
  - I see a lot of Midwest hate here from some of the responses  MellowDem   Mar-04-09 02:21 PM   #32 
  - There's a lot of hate on DU...  blue_onyx   Mar-04-09 02:36 PM   #37 
  - it's too cold, flat, and humid  shanti   Mar-04-09 02:38 PM   #39 
  - hmm..  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:26 PM   #55 
     - yeah, the SIZE of the flattness doesn't matter, right?  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-09 03:36 PM   #60 
     - You act like the state's natural topography makes it inferior to other states  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:45 PM   #64 
     - well, i'm in cali  shanti   Mar-04-09 04:59 PM   #73 
  - We TRIED to find beauty in Kansas - we had to settle for the world's largest prairie dog  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-09 02:50 PM   #45 
  - Yes, because the entire region of the Midwest is exactly like that. n/t  Pithlet   Mar-04-09 03:12 PM   #53 
  - So you go to a tourist trap and then bitch that things are tacky?  Raskolnik   Mar-04-09 03:41 PM   #62 
  - What the hell is a meadow muffin? n/t  Raineyb   Mar-04-09 09:51 PM   #99 
  - I agree.  Pithlet   Mar-04-09 03:11 PM   #51 
  - I agree .  sufrommich   Mar-04-09 05:36 PM   #79 
  - I consider three of those four of those states to be "Great Lakes" states  galledgoblin   Mar-04-09 05:42 PM   #80 
  - I don't want those urbanites heading this way anyhow  Hardrada   Mar-04-09 06:09 PM   #85 
  - I highly recommend the Midwest.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-04-09 02:28 PM   #34 
  - I recommend all the people that moved to Florida recently to follow your advice  cobalt1999   Mar-04-09 02:40 PM   #40 
  - safer? You DO know where Dorothy Gale lived, right?  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-09 03:00 PM   #48 
     - I think Dorothy took some acid  cobalt1999   Mar-04-09 03:21 PM   #54 
  - If everyone were to move to a place that has low unemployment  slackmaster   Mar-04-09 02:46 PM   #43 
  - many  Profprileasn   Mar-04-09 02:52 PM   #46 
     - Which means no unions, if I recall correctly  slackmaster   Mar-04-09 03:07 PM   #50 
        - Yup  Profprileasn   Mar-04-09 07:14 PM   #87 
  - I live in Ks....  PJPhreak   Mar-04-09 02:48 PM   #44 
  - Wages don't suck  Profprileasn   Mar-04-09 02:53 PM   #47 
  - I was born in Kansas and have been back to visit many times  slackmaster   Mar-04-09 03:11 PM   #52 
  - I like summer thunderstorms.  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:31 PM   #58 
  - "Hard, cold winters" in Kansas!? I'm not calling you soft, slackmaster, but  Raskolnik   Mar-04-09 03:51 PM   #68 
     - It was around zero when I spent five days there in the '90s  slackmaster   Mar-04-09 05:19 PM   #75 
        - Five days "around" zero? That's what we called spring, when I was a kid.  Raskolnik   Mar-04-09 05:25 PM   #76 
           - Homeless people in most cities look like Zombies in the winter  slackmaster   Mar-04-09 05:45 PM   #83 
              - Don't misunderstand me now--I'm not talking about the homeless  Raskolnik   Mar-04-09 07:47 PM   #93 
  - Don't forget that Kansas has a good school system.  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:29 PM   #56 
  - thanks. I've been wearing shorts since feb 10th, and we don't get tornados.  tjwash   Mar-04-09 05:45 PM   #82 
  - What little they do offer in the way of employment pays very low...  cynatnite   Mar-04-09 03:36 PM   #59 
  - Okay, if they move from where they live to the MW where would they get jobs  WI_DEM   Mar-04-09 03:40 PM   #61 
  - cities would get bigger, meaning more construction...  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 03:53 PM   #69 
  - Wait - people moved from the Midwest (and Rust Belt)  hedgehog   Mar-04-09 03:57 PM   #70 
  - and they will run out of water and come back  Mari333   Mar-04-09 07:44 PM   #90 
  - no thanks  tabbycat31   Mar-04-09 04:00 PM   #71 
  - Umm, no, please don't  MadHound   Mar-04-09 05:15 PM   #74 
  - Yikes! My brother and his family live in the capital city of the recession, according to NYT.  Kitty Herder   Mar-04-09 05:28 PM   #77 
  - Recent immigrants may slowly fan out from the big cities  KamaAina   Mar-04-09 05:42 PM   #81 
  - I love the fact that Minnesota always flies under the radar...  Noodleboy13   Mar-04-09 05:45 PM   #84 
  - Minnesota's a state? Why didn't anybody inform me.  crimsonblue   Mar-04-09 06:41 PM   #86 
     - I LOVE Minnesota because that;s where Rochester is.. We spent many months over 8 long years  SoCalDem   Mar-04-09 07:46 PM   #92 
     - It was us and D.C.  Noodleboy13   Mar-04-09 07:50 PM   #95 
  - I might move to Kansas just to help turn it blue.  ccharles000   Mar-04-09 07:40 PM   #88 
  - Do you work for Kansas in some capacity?  MadBadger   Mar-04-09 07:54 PM   #96 
  - Been there. Done that. Don't have the T-Shirt  Raineyb   Mar-04-09 09:50 PM   #97 
  - Bloody dupe n/t  Raineyb   Mar-04-09 09:50 PM   #98 
  - We're desperately trying to leave Florida...  Dappleganger   Mar-04-09 09:52 PM   #100 
     - Well, Douglas County and Johnson County KS have great schools  crimsonblue   Mar-05-09 01:30 PM   #101 

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