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Chris
11-23-2012, 11:30 AM
Google "U-Haul Index" for more, this article compares CA and TX.


Anyone who thinks that President Obama's economic policies will spur strong growth should consider U-Haul rates between California and Texas.

Renting a 20-foot truck one-way from San Francisco to San Antonio, for example, will cost $1,693. But the U-Haul tab to go in the opposite direction is just $983.

To University of Michigan economist Mark Perry, who has tracked this "U-Haul Index," the difference in these rental rates is the result of straightforward supply and demand.

Put simply, far more people want to leave California for Texas than vice versa.

Why? Because California's economy is moribund while Texas' is thriving.

http://i.snag.gy/nxR9f.jpg

"The American people and businesses are voting with their feet and their one-way truck rentals to escape California and its forced unionism, high taxes, and high unemployment rate for a better life in low-tax, business-friendly, right-to-work states like Texas," noted Perry, who is also a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute....

More @ Obama Policies Copy Moribund California, Not Texas (http://news.investors.com/112112-634339-obama-embraces-calif-as-citizens-u-haul-to-texas.aspx).

truthmatters
11-23-2012, 11:43 AM
in ten years the latino population in Texas will change your whole world

Mister D
11-23-2012, 12:09 PM
in ten years the latino population in Texas will change your whole world

That's likely right (more like 20-30 years) but I'm not sure why exactly you want to see a once thriving state decline. Do you hate the US that much?

Chris
11-23-2012, 12:09 PM
in ten years the latino population in Texas will change your whole world

matters, off topic--see rule 9. You may of course start your own topics.

Mister D
11-23-2012, 12:11 PM
@matters (http://thepoliticalforums.com/member.php?u=505), off topic--see rule 9. You may of course start your own topics.

My bad. I will not indulge her next time.

truthmatters
11-24-2012, 07:48 AM
how many of those uhauls contain the possesions of latino and black people who will make the texas republican party weaker and weaker

Peter1469
11-24-2012, 07:59 AM
how many of those uhauls contain the possesions of latino and black people who will make the texas republican party weaker and weaker

Why would poor people who depended on government handouts move from California to Texas? Enterprising people from all races are welcome to move to Texas to improve the economy, not suck off of it.

Chris
11-24-2012, 08:24 AM
how many of those uhauls contain the possesions of latino and black people who will make the texas republican party weaker and weaker

The U-Haul Index Data (http://www.forbes.com/2009/09/23/best-states-for-business-beltway-best-states_table.html) doesn't break it down demographically, it's not the point really.

However we can surmise from the follow Texas trends in demographics, most are Hispanic, Black and Other non-whites, whites are decreasing.

http://i.snag.gy/Px2l7.jpg




who will make the texas republican party weaker and weaker

Why do you make such a racist remark, and how is it connected to the topic?