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The Blue-State Cost Of Lockdowns

Unleash Prosperity Hotline, Issue 209

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December Jobs: Red States Trounce Locked Blue States – Again

At the top of the chart are South Dakota and Nebraska at 3% unemployment, which means they have more jobs than workers to fill them! Congratulations to Govs. Kristi Noem and Pete Ricketts, who held firm against destructive lockdowns even during serious COVID-19 outbreaks in the fall. The virus receded and they didn’t paralyze their economy.

Look at the states with the worst job performance? A sea of blue.  

We’ve said it many times before: America is not in an economic crisis. Blue state America is in a self-inflicted crisis. 

Why should taxpayers in the states that are open and booming bail out the locked-down basket case states? The only stimulus this economy needs is lockdown governors to get out of the way.

To find out …
  • Which states are reopening
  • Who Biden is holding hostage
  • What the difference is between California and Florida

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