These are always good for a few laughs. This one is no exception.

Faygo Kid (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-10-11 12:38 PM
Original message
If you had the opportunity, would you leave the USA, given where we are and are headed?
I've been thinking about this for some time now. I have always fought back - the assassinations and civil rights struggles in the '60s, Vietnam, the Reagan years, the war in Iraq, and on and on. But I have never seen a more bleak time as now, as all assets are concentrated in the hands of a few, unions are destroyed and it's only a matter of time until the New Deal is unraveled.

In 1973 I spent considerable time as a college student in Germany. I made very good friends there and they asked me to stay. Instead, I returned to the US to complete my degree and made a pretty good life of it. But if that situation existed now, I don't think I would return.

What say you?
Yeah, yeah, ywah. Same old bullshit. The country's just going to hell in a handbasket because people here aren't fond of communism.
Quist (68 posts) Sun Apr-10-11 12:44 PM
Response to Reply #1
3. Where would you go...
..that's better than here?

How DARE you??!?!! Don't you know that the US is the worstest place on the planet?! Blasphemer!
WinkyDink (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-10-11 12:48 PM
Response to Reply #3
8. Wow. That question shows severe insularity.
Here we go.
Quist (68 posts) Sun Apr-10-11 01:39 PM
Response to Reply #8
30. No

That's what YOU read into it. I just re-asked the question the OP did. He said it was bad here; I asked where would he go that was better than here. Simple.
Uh oh. You don't have nearly enough posts to question the all-knowing Winky, Quist. Better lay low before you get a granite sandwich.
maxsolomon (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-10-11 12:55 PM
Response to Original message
11. Anyplace LESS religious.
But the choices aren't very numerous:

Canada, N. Europe, Au/NZ, Japan.

I have expat friends in Columbia and Cyprus. They like it, and they don't miss idiocy of the "Greatest Nation on the Planet".
Fuckin' churches! It's a damn good thing they don't have any of those in northern Europe!

Oh, wait....
Zorra (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-10-11 12:56 PM
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14. I left the country relatively soon after the Bush inauguration.
I tried to get people to engage in a general strike after the Bush selection, but was ignored. Disgusted, I left the country and spent most of the Bush years abroad.

If republicans continue to make gains in 2012, and the movement that recently started in Wisconsin fizzles out, I'm definitely planning on leaving again.

"No one would listen to the angry, stupid moonbat ranting, so I stomped off to Vancouver for eight years and bitched about it on DU."
TorchTheWitch (1000+ posts) Sun Apr-10-11 01:12 PM
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24. Absolutely
I have absolutely no hope whatsoever in this country. Sadly, no decent country is willing to take me.

Do you know why that is, moonbat? Because other countries actually enforce their immigration laws, and none of them have need for someone whose professional skillset is "sit in parent's basement stoned and eating cheetos."
KamaAina (1000+ posts) Mon Apr-11-11 11:26 AM
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73. If all of us progressives leave, there's no question where the U.S. is headed
straight to teabagger Hell.
DOH! Foiled again! If it weren't for those meddling kids....