Very interesting take on Red v Blue and why states are the way that they are.
VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Affordable Family Formation–The Neglected Key To GOP’s Future
: "it’s time to review the fundamental factors making some states red (Republican) and others blue (Democratic).
The key reason why some states vote Republican, I’ve found, can be summed up in the three-word phrase:
Affordable Family Formation.
In parts of the country where it is economical to buy a house with a yard in a neighborhood with a decent public school, you’ll generally find more Republicans.
You’ll find less in regions where it’s expensive.
It’s a stereotype that a mortgage, marriage, and babies tend to make people more conservative.
But it’s a true stereotype."