Freedom Rankings - How does your state score?

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    George Mason University ranked the states according to economic and personal freedoms. I thought this was very interesting. As I suspected, my beloved Garden State finished #49. :(

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    There's an interactive map where you can click on your state. Check it out.
     
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    Suprise me Indiana is ranked third! But it appears the main freedom here is economic not social freedom.
     
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    You can't make this stuff up! :lol:
     
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    LOL! Talk about bogus bullshit.
     
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    Who decides what "freedom" is?
     
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    People pissed about taxes, licensing, schools and helmet laws.
     
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    Oregon is 8th?

    That surprised me.
     
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    The authors commented on that.

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    Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

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