Scattershot efforts to stem the tide of moving vans, from street repaving in Cadillac to a Web site in Detroit, have so far failed to slow the Michigan Exodus.
About 109,000 more people left Michigan than moved in last year, quadruple the loss of seven years ago. Many of those are young, college-educated workers, exactly the kind of people Michigan needs to rebuild.
"We're up against a strong headwind," said Liz Boyd, press secretary to Gov. Jennifer
Granholm. "The governor has made it very clear how challenging it is when you have an economy based for a hundred years on one industry, and you have changes that have impacted (that) industry."
If you are a liberal you know what you need to keep these people from fleeing?A tax increase....
Here's the sick part of democratic rule. Democrats are excellent at taking over an area; turning it into an absolute cesspool and then using the cesspool as excuse for continuing their rule.
As I remember Charles Barkley once saying. "Geez, we keep voting for democrats and we keep being poor. Maybe we ought to vote for someone else."
Because we all know it's Bush's fault.