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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #400 on: June 23, 2022, 11:22:51 AM »
Can you imagine the constitution that Greg Abbott would write?  woof

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #401 on: June 23, 2022, 11:23:59 AM »
 :lol: :lol: :lol:

Meanwhile the corporate egress from the Rust Belt/Near Rust Belt accelerates.

Citadel along with Illinois' wealthiest resident, out of Chicago and off to Florida.  Caterpillar moving Hdqtrs from Illinois to Texas.   Less interesting, Boeing moving out of Chicago and off to Arlington, VA.  I suppose they'll feel more comfortable being closer to the office parks full of fellow defense/intelligence/homeland security contractors that dominate the DC burbs. 
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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #402 on: June 24, 2022, 10:31:43 AM »
It's time.

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« Reply #403 on: June 24, 2022, 10:35:21 AM »
It's time.

can we move the SC to one of the loser states?  I am sure they would like Atlanta

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« Reply #404 on: June 24, 2022, 10:35:39 AM »
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Meanwhile the corporate egress from the Rust Belt/Near Rust Belt accelerates.

Citadel along with Illinois' wealthiest resident, out of Chicago and off to Florida.  Caterpillar moving Hdqtrs from Illinois to Texas.   Less interesting, Boeing moving out of Chicago and off to Arlington, VA.  I suppose they'll feel more comfortable being closer to the office parks full of fellow defense/intelligence/homeland security contractors that dominate the DC burbs.

I wonder if the Roe ruling today will have any affect on this. Prob not, but i'm sure some company will at least threaten a move from a conservative state for a bit or until Americans completely forget about it in 3 days.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #405 on: June 24, 2022, 10:41:47 AM »
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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #406 on: June 24, 2022, 10:49:08 AM »
This could be a great first step to see the geography of things between the states that ban abortion and the others.  Instead of throwing darts, that'd give us an idea of exactly how much relocating might need to take place and what sorts of things would need to be split and if there could be any partnerships still between the new countries.

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« Reply #407 on: June 24, 2022, 10:58:55 AM »
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Meanwhile the corporate egress from the Rust Belt/Near Rust Belt accelerates.

Citadel along with Illinois' wealthiest resident, out of Chicago and off to Florida.  Caterpillar moving Hdqtrs from Illinois to Texas.   Less interesting, Boeing moving out of Chicago and off to Arlington, VA.  I suppose they'll feel more comfortable being closer to the office parks full of fellow defense/intelligence/homeland security contractors that dominate the DC burbs.

I wonder if the Roe ruling today will have any affect on this. Prob not, but i'm sure some company will at least threaten a move from a conservative state for a bit or until Americans completely forget about it in 3 days.

It will have little to no impact beyond #blueanon most favored megacorops and virtue signaling American oligarchs offering words words words. Otherwise it will be all about the tax situation and QOL.  In the case of Boeing they gave it a bunch of lip service about how they would still be vested in Chicag, but the Chicago officials were crushed.  Griffen and that crap bag Pritzker hate each other.   

Areas like Huntsville AL (rated best city in America this last year) and Austin, TX will continue to have unfettered growth driven by tech companies, defense contractors and huge R&D base.



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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #408 on: June 24, 2022, 11:06:54 AM »
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Meanwhile the corporate egress from the Rust Belt/Near Rust Belt accelerates.

Citadel along with Illinois' wealthiest resident, out of Chicago and off to Florida.  Caterpillar moving Hdqtrs from Illinois to Texas.   Less interesting, Boeing moving out of Chicago and off to Arlington, VA.  I suppose they'll feel more comfortable being closer to the office parks full of fellow defense/intelligence/homeland security contractors that dominate the DC burbs.

I wonder if the Roe ruling today will have any affect on this. Prob not, but i'm sure some company will at least threaten a move from a conservative state for a bit or until Americans completely forget about it in 3 days.

It will have little to no impact beyond #blueanon most favored megacorops and virtue signaling American oligarchs offering words words words. Otherwise it will be all about the tax situation and QOL.  In the case of Boeing they gave it a bunch of lip service about how they would still be vested in Chicag, but the Chicago officials were crushed.  Griffen and that crap bag Pritzker hate each other.   

Areas like Huntsville AL (rated best city in America this last year) and Austin, TX will continue to have unfettered growth driven by tech companies, defense contractors and huge R&D base.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #409 on: June 24, 2022, 11:07:58 AM »
My only issue with this is that our states have really shitty weather in the winter.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #410 on: June 24, 2022, 11:38:04 AM »
We’ll see how much the free market comes into play. I remember when artists and some businesses threatened to boycott states that passed bathroom bills. Will companies like Amazon and AT&T threaten to uproot over abortion laws? I’d like to see how that plays out.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #411 on: June 24, 2022, 11:44:37 AM »
i feel like most of the people who will most need access to safe abortions are the ones who can't afford to move to Bears or Cool Kids or whatever

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« Reply #412 on: June 24, 2022, 11:50:25 AM »
i feel like most of the people who will most need access to safe abortions are the ones who can't afford to move to Bears or Cool Kids or whatever

Those people overwhelmingly vote for what they get, though.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #413 on: June 24, 2022, 11:52:59 AM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.


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« Reply #414 on: June 24, 2022, 11:59:41 AM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

You can move to one today, but you don't have much assurance of what tomorrow brings without cutting the dead weight. And it's not like abortion is the only issue. Some people would prefer to not hear about school shootings every week.

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #415 on: June 24, 2022, 12:05:15 PM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

You can move to one today, but you don't have much assurance of what tomorrow brings without cutting the dead weight. And it's not like abortion is the only issue. Some people would prefer to not hear about school shootings every week.
fair enough re. guns.  break'em up.


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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #416 on: June 24, 2022, 01:48:54 PM »
Needs to be cross posted in the life and times of #blueanon thread:

We don't like the outcome of the election:  Dissolve the Electoral College - Check

We don't like what the Supreme Court rules:  Nullify/Break-up the United States

We don't like that people have divergent views to our hyper-partisan/hyper-dogmatic political views:  Call them a name . . . then break-up the United States

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #417 on: June 24, 2022, 01:51:44 PM »
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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #418 on: June 24, 2022, 02:17:37 PM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

I view it more as about the culture and people one wants to be around, and under what sort of leadership.  Even with being able to move from state to state, nearly half the people in the country lately are ultimately living under a president/government they loathe (not just you know, would prefer someone else but whatever).

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« Reply #419 on: June 24, 2022, 02:19:27 PM »
There's quite literally nothing that prevents you from living and being around people you want to be around.

I do find it fascinating that people can't tolerate being around other people with divergent points of view.  But that's life in Joe Biden's America.

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« Reply #420 on: June 24, 2022, 09:50:58 PM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUjohlYC94g

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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #421 on: June 24, 2022, 10:02:31 PM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

I view it more as about the culture and people one wants to be around, and under what sort of leadership.  Even with being able to move from state to state, nearly half the people in the country lately are ultimately living under a president/government they loathe (not just you know, would prefer someone else but whatever).
You know this would soon be true even if there were a full left / right split of the country, right? In NuLeft Country, the BernieBros would loathe the BidenMods the same way the larger left loathes MAGA now. It would take a few years but it would inevitably get there. The magnitude of difference is unimportant.
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Re: Breaking up the United States
« Reply #422 on: June 24, 2022, 11:27:15 PM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUjohlYC94g
Just pointing out the impracticality of it!  Breaking up the United States would be a hassle. The abortion issue doesn’t seem like breaking up makes sense.  But it makes sense for the gun issue (and maybe some others).


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« Reply #423 on: June 24, 2022, 11:55:47 PM »
Man, it's just amazing watching people living at the pinnacle of first world problems who are in a perpetual state of being triggered by everything.

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« Reply #424 on: June 25, 2022, 12:18:22 AM »
i know this thread is tongue in cheek, but it's funny saying "we should break up the united states because i want to live where i like the rights and laws."  like, you can move to any abortion protecting state today, my dudes.  don't need secession for that.

I view it more as about the culture and people one wants to be around, and under what sort of leadership.  Even with being able to move from state to state, nearly half the people in the country lately are ultimately living under a president/government they loathe (not just you know, would prefer someone else but whatever).
You know this would soon be true even if there were a full left / right split of the country, right? In NuLeft Country, the BernieBros would loathe the BidenMods the same way the larger left loathes MAGA now. It would take a few years but it would inevitably get there. The magnitude of difference is unimportant.

It doesn't have to end at two.  Probably needs to be at least three.  But let's take one small step and giant leap.