Minnesota Worst State EVER

Minnesota Worst State EVER

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1776 Defender

Ankeny, IA

#1 Jun 25, 2013
--10 Worst States for Retirement:
No. 9: Minnesota
Bad Place To Retire wrote:
the statistics are clear. Minnesota is a tough place for retirees.

Not only does it have a high cost of living; the weather is among the coldest in the nation. And the Tax Foundation estimates that state and local taxes amount to 10.8 percent of income, which includes sales, property and other taxes -- the seventh highest in the country.http://finance.yahoo.c om/news/10-worst-states-for-re tirement-153214340.html
--Minnesota was the third worst pro-business state
American Economic Development Institute and Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc wrote:
only two states ranked lower than Minnesota in pro-business: Hawaii and Pennsylvaniahttp://www.kbew98c ountry.com/Study-Ranks-Minneso ta-Third-Worst-Pro-Business-St a/16170930
--The 10 Worst States in the U.S. for Taxes
Number 6: MN
Fiscal Times wrote:
6. Minnesota
Minnesota's ranking takes a beating for its corporate tax rate, which is among the highest in the nation at 9.8 percent and is ranked 44th out of 50 states. Minnesota is also 44th in individual income taxes, 40th in unemployment insurance taxes and 35th in sales taxes. Minnesota not only has an Alternative Minimum Tax on individual incomes, but also has an AMT on corporations.
Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Media/Slideshow...
1776 Defender

Ankeny, IA

#2 Jun 25, 2013
Minnesota: One of the Worst States to Work and Start a Business
AFP Minnesota wrote:
“Minnesota is one of the worst states in the nation to work and do business,” said AFP Foundation-Wisconsin State Director John Cooney.“Minnesota’s population growth is in line with Wisconsin’s and lags massively behind the national average. This is due in large part to Minnesota’s loss of private sector jobs, dismal tax climate, and growing state debt.”

The report found Minnesota’s private sector lost more than 57,000 jobs from 2000 to 2010 while state government jobs increased by more than 12%. In addition, Minnesota was ranked as the 43rd-worst tax climate for businesses in the U.S. and was ranked 42nd in the nation for small business survival and entrepreneurship. Even worse, Minnesota state spending has increased by more than 600% since 1960 and state debt has grown by 473%.

Cooney continued,“If Minnesota was a more attractive state to live and work in, it wouldn’t lag behind national population growth. In order to create desperately-needed jobs and income growth, Minnesota must lower taxes, remove intrusive regulations, and decrease government spending and debt.”

“Minnesotans and businesses must have the greatest control over their money in order to make our state not only a prosperous place to live, but also an economically competitive place to do business.”

Read more: http://americansforprosperity.org/minnesota/l...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#4 Jun 25, 2013
You do have a lotta idiots, per capita....
Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Apr 28, 2014
Weather in Minnesota really sucks!
anti obiden

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Apr 28, 2014
Bushwhacker wrote:
You do have a lotta idiots, per capita....
het stew, how was the big house? did you get released early for your social issues ?

she waits in line at the liquor store, she waits in line to cash her welfare check, always talking to her tribe on her free obiden phone. And then, finally off to the lottery to waste it.
ThermalChill

Winter Park, CO

#9 May 7, 2016
Minnesota is so weird and wacky, its criminal. Free speech is illegal in Minnesota.
Thank God for Colorado. Stay in Minnesota you wack jobs.
space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#10 May 7, 2016
ThermalChill wrote:
Minnesota is so weird and wacky, its criminal. Free speech is illegal in Minnesota.
Thank God for Colorado. Stay in Minnesota you wack jobs.
How is free speech illegal?
LIbErals

Saint Paul, MN

#11 May 8, 2016
Bushwhacker wrote:
You do have a lotta idiots, per capita....
52.8% or 1,547,688(2012) to be exact
FOVR

Minneapolis, MN

#12 May 8, 2016
Whatever, I've been saying this since I moved here and Minnesotans look at me like I'm crazy.
cowboy chris

Saint Paul, MN

#13 May 8, 2016
Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Taxes.
space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#14 May 8, 2016
Complain complain complain. Man Minnesotans are whiners.
FOVR

Minneapolis, MN

#15 May 8, 2016
cowboy chris wrote:
Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Taxes.
I like that.
FOVR

Minneapolis, MN

#16 May 8, 2016
space ace wrote:
Complain complain complain. Man Minnesotans are whiners.
Don't be an idiot, complaining and bitching is a form of critical thinking. Use it to your advantage.
space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#18 May 8, 2016
FOVR wrote:
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Don't be an idiot, complaining and bitching is a form of critical thinking. Use it to your advantage.
There is a line to be drawn.
LIbErals

Saint Paul, MN

#19 May 8, 2016
FOVR wrote:
Whatever, I've been saying this since I moved here and Minnesotans look at me like I'm crazy.
They are good judges of character...
FOVR

Minneapolis, MN

#21 May 8, 2016
LIbErals wrote:
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They are good judges of character...
You wish.
LIbErals

Saint Paul, MN

#22 May 8, 2016
FOVR wrote:
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You wish.
Why else would "Minnesotans look at me like I'm crazy"?
space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#23 May 9, 2016
LIbErals wrote:
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Why else would "Minnesotans look at me like I'm crazy"?
FOVR seems like one if those guys who is completely unaware that people think hes a douche.
FOVR

London, UK

#25 May 9, 2016
LIbErals wrote:
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Why else would "Minnesotans look at me like I'm crazy"?
Because they're dumbasses.
space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#26 May 9, 2016
FOVR wrote:
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Because they're dumbasses.
You always think anyone but you is an idiot. Its always the other person with the issue not you.

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