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Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
29. :) Forget Canada unless you're wealthy enough to buy your way around
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 11:38 AM
Aug 2022

the official requirements. We're not. It's no longer enough to show you can support yourself middle-class style, and in this scenario they'd have to say no to the flood of humanity at their southern border.

As for selling our homes, most people's biggest personal asset and assumed safety net, we need to wonder now what would happen to housing prices in the kind of failing society and economies that come with what we're talking about.

Add in mega losses from unmet climate challenges and disasters. Also perhaps from "privatization" of the Social Security fund into the pockets of a few. Increased death rates from ending/severely cutting back subsidization of healthcare. All creating fewer buyers.

Many homes in many areas would be effectively unsellable for lack of demand. It seems likely that it'd become common for their owners' kids to ask not to be left them in their wills.

I'm your age, and except for concern for family (a big one!), I'm thinking it might be the best age to stay and fight. Tired as the mere thought makes me, in any future we'll die but only die once.

Burned at the stake as a witch Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #1
I'll Be Burning Right Next To You Deep State Witch Aug 2022 #40
But first, we must curse Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #42
I am getting up there in age, I don't think I will be alive when and if they install their theocracy Thomas Hurt Aug 2022 #2
I hope I'm gone, too. I worry for my grandkids Deuxcents Aug 2022 #4
Those who VOTED for this will live to REGRET it. ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2022 #8
one way or another, I won't be here. lapfog_1 Aug 2022 #3
It'll be the colonies for me... Hela Aug 2022 #5
Personally, not much will probably happen to me, but that's not the point... Wounded Bear Aug 2022 #6
THIS. By 2030, around 360 million people will have to live with what we create. nt Hortensis Aug 2022 #28
life changes pamdb Aug 2022 #7
:) Forget Canada unless you're wealthy enough to buy your way around Hortensis Aug 2022 #29
The big thing is that we will lose Bettie Aug 2022 #9
Not in the northern free states. roamer65 Aug 2022 #26
I'll probably be protected by the Magahats who are neighbors and family Kaleva Aug 2022 #10
They have already taken over in this part of Florida. Chainfire Aug 2022 #11
..or you move north to the Free States of America. roamer65 Aug 2022 #25
Likely executed if I'm captured vercetti2021 Aug 2022 #12
I WILL PARTICIPATE IN THEIR DEFEAT. FreepFryer Aug 2022 #13
I will be dead. Missn-Hitch Aug 2022 #14
I'm in the thick of them. hamsterjill Aug 2022 #15
I would never move back to the US, barring a successful civil war or California & other Blue states Celerity Aug 2022 #16
Likely nothing sarisataka Aug 2022 #17
Probably dead TheRealNorth Aug 2022 #18
I'm a straight white male...not much will happen to me Buckeyeblue Aug 2022 #19
1-5 FoxNewsSucks Aug 2022 #20
I'm gay, so I would go down fighting in the resistance. roamer65 Aug 2022 #21
I live in California Mz Pip Aug 2022 #22
Free Republic of California. roamer65 Aug 2022 #23
Christofascists can probably expect this... roamer65 Aug 2022 #24
I'll probably be relatively "untouched" for a few more years because my blood is needed for trans- ARPad95 Aug 2022 #27
I will probably have to move to another country with the rest of my family. Greybnk48 Aug 2022 #30
Likely executed... IngridsLittleAngel Aug 2022 #31
As an atheist, I'm scared EnergizedLib Aug 2022 #32
Interesting so many think a shooting war will cbabe Aug 2022 #33
A bare majority don't think much will happen, other then losing some rights. Kaleva Aug 2022 #34
There's really no telling what they'd do... Darkstar53142 Aug 2022 #35
I'll likely John Ludi Aug 2022 #36
I fear losing social security and Medicare. Elessar Zappa Aug 2022 #37
Trump has floated the idea of concentration camps, so.... Initech Aug 2022 #38
Freepers talk about the FEMA camps set up by Obama Kaleva Aug 2022 #39
Pass JustAnotherGen Aug 2022 #41
Worthy of consideration, weird times appalachiablue Aug 2022 #43
As a white, middle class man, not much immediately NickB79 Aug 2022 #44
"Christians" will end up fighting with each other. Patterson Aug 2022 #45
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