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Review of Albuquerque, New Mexico

A lawless 3rd world wasteland
Star Rating - 5/18/2018
This has to be one of the worst cities in America, and it's 100% because of the reprehensible people (if you can call them that) that live here. There's not a single day that will pass without getting in some sort of conflict with people. half or more of the people are functionally illiterate (FACT) Half of the people here are in the penal system in some way (FACT), and 3/4 of the people here are 100% dependant on the Fed Gov't in some way shape or form (FACT). They are rude, ill-mannered, selfish,, mean and violent. There are less than 100 uniformed cops in this 550K population city (FACT). If you want to see Detroit in the desert come to Albuquerque. As for the climate, it's getting worse too. The Sandia wilderness here is almost completely dead. The desert is all the way up to 8,000ft now and more than half of the trees in the forests in the high elevations have died completely. Albuquerque is a place of death and i'm so fired up about getting out of this hole and up to paradise Colorado before the years up. Good riddance New Mexico, same as the old Mexico.
chris | Albuquerque, NM
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I lived in ABQ from 2009-2017 and we shouldn't have stayed longer than a year! Your experience is a carbon copy of mine. We finally left this past Aug. & it couldn't have happened sooner! I hope you've done the same or are in the process! Cheers!
Ana | Coronado, CA | Report Abuse

LEAVE imbecile!!! Don't come back, we love our beautiful city, and the more of you whiny, dramatic troglodytes leave the better. You were probably the problem here in BEAUTIFUL Albuquerque.
Charles | Albuquerque, NM | Report Abuse

My son moved to Virginia because of this New Mexico mentality. I hear you!! This is why New Mexico will remain unproductive. I was born here. Sad I like Colorado too. I second your emotion on your experience.
Glenda | Albuquerque, NM | Report Abuse

While I agree with you in principle, your "facts" are utter nonsense. Your opinions are not "facts". Or, you can perhaps provide references.
Sheik | Albuquerque, NM | Report Abuse
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