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Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 933 -- Texas' Economy Unequivocally Shines.

Texas Singlehandedly "Refudiates" Barack Obama's Entire Agenda; No Wonder Liberals Are In A Tizzy Trying To Knock It-

The establishment media see a threat to Barack Obama, their chosen one. While the nation remains mired in an President Obama-induced malaise, there is a place in the United States that has become the America of America. It's a place where private sector jobs are still being created. It's a place that, due to tremendous in-migration over the past decade, is gaining four all-important Electoral College votes, not to mention four new Congressional seats, at the expense of those states that lost their way.

There is still a land of opportunity in America, and it's called Texas.

No wonder, then, the establishment press, totally oblivious to facts, are out to paint Texas as some sort of failure of conservative economics. Whether or not Texas Governor Rick Perry does eventually decide to run against Barack Obama, it is the Texas limited government economic success story that single-handedly "refudiates" the entire Obama agenda.

While the nation has lost millions of jobs and generally been in a rut, Texas has remained resilient. From May 2006 to May 2011, Texas added more jobs than all other states combined:


The knock is usually that those are merely low-wage jobs. The truth? Some of those jobs are certainly low-wage jobs, of course, but Texas leads the nation in private sector wage growth in recent years. Texas also leads the nation in job growth in high-paying advanced industries like energy, manufacturing, aerospace, professional and business services, and financial activities.

CNN/NPR pundit Ruben Navarrette Jr. calls the Texas job story a "mirage." The New Repuplic calls the Texas economic miracle "phony." The Baltimore Sun calls the Texas economic resilience a "tall tale." The left-wing echo-chamber is loud and proud on this issue.

Back here in the real world, there's absolutely nothing phony or mythical about this:

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Texas is the real deal. Liberals can just claim "myth" all they want, but the numbers speak for themselves.


Previous Trivia Tidbit: Texas Is America's Shining City On A Hill.

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Posted by Will Franklin · 27 June 2011 04:41 PM