All-star center Dwight Howard is considering whether to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers or to move as a free agent to the Houston Rockets or the Dallas Mavericks. Houston rapper Slim Thug makes a case that should be familiar to readers of this blog:
In other words, one major advantage Texas has to offer over coastal metropolitan areas is that ample land and sprawl-friendly policies make the houses cheap, bolstering real living standards. Most coastal cities simply can't sprawl their way to prosperity as a matter of geography, but could increase the affordability of their housing with density-friendly zoning that would allow them to use the cutting-edge technology of the elevator to overcome land scarcity.
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