Yet more evidence that Democratic States are better run than GOP States

Yet more evidence that Democratic States are better run than GOP States

 

Originally shared by Douglas County DFL

Yet more evidence that Democratic States are better run than GOP States 

Rankings based on 14 measurements of raw data that Politico Magazine rounded up “from reputable sources like the Census Bureau, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the FBI, and on important factors such as high school graduation rates, per capita income, life expectancy and crime rate.”  http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/01/states-of-our-union-are-not-all-strong-102547.html

One can also examine other metrics to see this very clear pattern:

Red States rake in far more in federal tax revenue than they contribute. More of that borrow and spend fiscal conservatism!  http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2012/jan/26/blog-posting/red-state-socialism-graphic-says-gop-leaning-state/

More comparisons:

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2009/06/27/opinion/20090627blowchart.html

http://i.imgur.com/kpb5A.png

http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/politics/red-blue-states-summary.htm