Monday, June 18, 2007

The American Dream !

I found this recently at Joe Gringo site and have found myself returning just to compare things in my own mind!


Check out this map and compare your state to the nations of the world!

Click on map to enlarge.


So, what country is your state comparable to?

Venezuela with all its oil wealth is equal to...Iowa!!

17 comments:

Elízabeth said...

Rita don't you think that all of this talk about the US being the 'empire' and all the other adjectives, is just plain envy from HHH? (and castro... and the others...)

Seeing the map... that's my conclusion!
:D

Liz

The Merry Widow said...

That is too funny!
Hi JM, I'm the merry widow(tmw for short). Thought I would pop in and introduce myself!
I live in Florida and Korea is a real powerhouse...guess citrus and tourism DO pay.

tmw

Jungle Mom said...

Liz, creo que Sí teienes razon!

Linds said...

Fascinating, Rita.... I love data like this!

Susan said...

It's funny . . . we meet so many Canadians married to Texans. We moved here from Texas. And Texas compares to Canada. Hmmm . . .

Webutante said...

Saudi Arabia, without the oil and with the country music!

Happymama said...

LOL, we need to send this to Congress. Maybe they'll rethink some decisions. Then again.....

~Kristi

Julie's Jewels said...

My state is comparable to Switzerland. That is really interesting. I have to say that your country is comparable to a great state...IOWA!! I was born there!!

Pat said...

Kinda puts things into perspective!!

Mountain Mama said...

Washington state/Turkey
Well thats a new one!
Interesting map.

Pam said...

Florida = South Korea # 13 in ratings with 786 billion GDP

Penless Thoughts said...

Oklahoma was compared to the Phillipians.

Brooke said...

Isn't it just fascinating?

I live in Australia. Heh.

WomanHonorThyself said...

heh..well Israel is not even that big ...and NY is kinda small too..LOL..nice idea Rita!

Jungle Mom said...

brooke, I never picked up on you living in Australia! How did I miss that?

American Crusader said...

An interesting map...it makes you wonder why this country is
$ 8 ,8 1 0 ,1 3 9 ,8 3 7 ,8 9 7 .5 2 dollars in debt.

groovyoldlady said...

Morroco? Hmmmm. Well, Maine and Morroco both start with M...