Jersey City Ranked the Least Patriotic City

by Men's Health Magazine

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Jersey City, New Jersey is ranked the least patriotic city of the 100 cities surveyed, in the July 2010 issue of Men's Health magazine. You make what you will of that.

Men's Health determined patriotism by calculating the following in some bizarre algorithm that they did not divulge the precise formula for:

  • Percentage of registered voters who turned out for state and federal elections from 2004 to 2008l,

  • Percentage of residents who volunteer, participate in civic activities, and/or work with neighbors, and finally,

  • Sales of fireworks and US flags.

Note that it is illegal to buy or use fireworks in New York City or New Jersey. See the coverage at nj.com -- great video!

 

REPRINT

Rich Sheppard appears in July in The Jersey Journal and on NJ.com -- above is a reprint from that report. [Click here for full article.]

 

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