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Old 05-20-2009, 13:48   #1
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If the USA collapse where would you move?

150 years ago my ancestors wre all living in Europe. Everything was OK for years until things went to crap. War, the economy tank, famine, disease, etc. and they decided to move to America.

150 years later I really have concerns of the USA going down the toilet. Say the Dollar collapse (which it will in the current political direction we are going) and suddenly the USA is an improvished nation, where would you move to?

Canada?

Austrialia?

the UK ?

I think China is going to be the next economic superpower however I don't see any positives moving there. I rather deal with a Mad Max America, then be an American immirgrant to a pseudo communist-capitalist China, competing with 1.3 billion native chinese.
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Old 05-20-2009, 13:57   #2
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Chile



"Currently, Chile is one of South America's most stable and prosperous nations.[6] Within the greater Latin American context it leads in terms of human development, gross domestic product per capita (at market prices[8] and purchasing power parity[9]), competitiveness, quality of life, political stability, globalization, economic freedom, low perception of corruption and comparatively low poverty rates.[10] It also ranks high regionally in freedom of the press and democratic development. It has a high income inequality, as measured by the Gini "

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile


Or

Argentina

Seems like it was a good place to go after WWII for a bunch of folks.

The country is currently classified as an Upper-Middle Income Country[10] or as a secondary emerging market by the World Bank.[11][12] Argentina is also one of the G-20 major economies.
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Old 05-20-2009, 13:58   #3
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I wouldnt. Was born here, and will die here.
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Old 05-20-2009, 14:05   #4
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I wouldnt. Was born here, and will die here.

Of course that's the right answer, but for the sake of discussion.

I got not problem staying here, my problem is if my country isn't here anymore then what?


Who am I kidding, no place would take my ornery self anyway.
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Old 05-20-2009, 14:35   #5
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I would move to one of the states which had exerted its sovereignty and looked to be best reflecting the ideologies of our original founders.
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Old 05-20-2009, 14:40   #6
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Of course that's the right answer, but for the sake of discussion.

I got not problem staying here, my problem is if my country isn't here anymore then what?


Who am I kidding, no place would take my ornery self anyway.

even if the country itself collapses the land im living on is not really going to change. i may move closer to some friends or vica versa, but i like it here.
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Old 05-20-2009, 14:44   #7
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If the USA goes down the rest of the world is going to be in worst shape.
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Old 05-20-2009, 15:08   #8
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Central Africa seems to be depopulating nicely. Gotta be some openings there.
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Old 05-20-2009, 15:28   #9
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New Zealand looked pretty in those Lord of the Rings movies...

But I'm staying here. I have ancestors that fought the red coats and more recently the Germans, Japanese and V.C. I'm not going anywhere.
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Old 05-20-2009, 15:47   #10
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I have looked and looked for some place better to move, (as bad as it is) America is the best place in the world.
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Old 05-20-2009, 15:47   #11
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+1 on NZ. I think about moving there even if the US doesn't collapse. But let's face it - we'd all want to stay just to see if our preps work...
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+1 on NZ. I think about moving there even if the US doesn't collapse. But let's face it - we'd all want to stay just to see if our preps work...
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Old 05-20-2009, 16:34   #13
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I'd move to the new country of Montana or back to Tx in a heartbeat if the situation warranted it.
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Old 05-20-2009, 16:38   #14
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From East Texas to West Texas where I could get lost.

Like the song says "I'll live and die my own way, somwhere between the Red and Rio Grande."
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Old 05-20-2009, 16:43   #15
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I would move to one of the states which had exerted its sovereignty and looked to be best reflecting the ideologies of our original founders.
Amen...somewhere else on the net I read that Arizona has something written about just this scenario
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:01   #16
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I would move to one of the states which had exerted its sovereignty and looked to be best reflecting the ideologies of our original founders.
Probably the Republics of Texas OR Alaska. . .
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:05   #17
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If the US collapsed, I would probably move to California. It is so much like the US that it looks just like one of our states. Only without the freedom and liberty.
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:16   #18
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I always thought Haiti would be a nice island once communism was abolished.
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:27   #19
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Belize. May even retire there even if the USofA doesn't descend from snafu into totally fubar.
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:52   #20
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Texas of course.
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Old 05-20-2009, 17:58   #21
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Old 05-20-2009, 18:40   #22
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Never been to Alaska, but probably Alaska.
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Old 05-20-2009, 18:45   #23
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Not sure where I'd go if I had to leave VA. West Virginia would be the most logical, considering it's close, fairly isolated and has lots of natural resources.

Otherwise, probably Alaska or Montana.
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Old 05-20-2009, 20:08   #24
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I would move to one of the states which had exerted its sovereignty and looked to be best reflecting the ideologies of our original founders.

Or this.

Montana? Probably a Western state woud fit the bill. Wyoming?
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Old 05-20-2009, 20:22   #25
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For me, its not whether or not *I* would want to move but a question of what would offer the best future for my children.

At the current time, I would look toward South America.
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