[p2p-research] Post-Depression first: Americans get more money from government than they give back | csmonitor.com

Ryan Lanham rlanham1963 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 19:01:00 CET 2009

Sorry...wrong link...meant State Master...


On 11/25/09, Ryan Lanham <rlanham1963 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On state measures, we use these all the time:
> http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/states_card.aspx?abrv=CA
> The census bureau of the US is also superb--easily the best in the world
> from our little perspective in the Caribbean.
> I would also note that the University of California system is the envy of
> the world--and every other state.  Vastly better than any other.
> Carlifornia's GDP is 1.5x that of New York and per capita it is in the
> top 10 despite vast agricultural and rural areas.
> By itself, California is the eighth largest economy on earth.  It would
> comfortably be in the G8 (larger than Spain or Canada).  It has over 100
> Nobel Laureates living within its boundaries.  Though the largest US state
> in Agriculture, 50% of its exports are in high tech goods.
> The community colleges (my area of study) are the best on earth...many
> would serve as full universities in other nations.
> In state health rankings, California is in the top 10 even with vast
> immigrant and undocumented populations.  No state takes more
> immigrants...not even New York.
> It has excellent public transportation systems, light rail, rail systems,
> roads...
> The schools are well above average...some are amongst the best in the
> country both public and private.
> It has long been a policy leader on trying new modes of governance, new
> technologies, new standards (e.g. reducing carbon...lead free gas, etc.)
> I'd be quite proud actually!
> Ryan

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