#1 First off, poverty rates are a lot higher in the South.
#2 And minimum wages are much lower.
#3 And people living in the South are a lot less likely to move up the economic ladder.
#4 Many living in poverty in the South are being denied access to affordable health care.
#5 ...which is costing these states a ton of money.
#6 This is particularly troubling because the South has several health crises on its hands. Like obesity. Oink , Oink
#7 Southern states also have a higher percentage of cigarette smokers.
#8 And a much higher rate of teen births.
#9 Perhaps all this is why some Southern states are among the least happy states in the country.
#10 All the southern states vote on mass republican outside of Florida ... thank god for the new york jews that live in that state .
#11 Most all southern stated take more in Federal Money than they pay in TAXES !! in short they are taker states.
Cut into my truffle budget for the year .
This is for my beloved right wing nut southern friends here and there
PS Please do not take this personal its only FACT !!
Map will say it all do i need to say MORE ?