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Pat Oliphant

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  1. dennis17

    dennis17 said, over 1 year ago

    Apparently I missed whatever article this is based upon. I was not aware anyone was leaving, except for a handful of illegals who are supposedly “self-deporting”.. I AM aware that we make it hard for people to come here legally. And after 9-11 Muslims supposedly were reluctant to come here because of the reasonable fear of a poor reception. Internally, people like those above are supposedly pouring out of California, but that’s obviously not the issue here.

  2. chromosome

    chromosome GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve heard of people on fixed (low) incomes, with health problems and people who have hit hard times leaving to countries with lower cost of living.

  3. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I think it has to do with the fact Obama’s administration has deported more folks, and also his call for changing “rules” so we can KEEP highly trained (in the US) folks as citizens rather than kicking them out.

  4. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    A bunch of the “ricH” Obama hates are getting out while the getting’s good.

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Our economy is still so bad that we are not getting many coming in anymore. And some of them are leaving for other countries, even their own.

  6. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    We have not been welcoming immigrants for quite some time, and make it extremely hard for legals to get green cards/naturalization. In addition we have been deporting at a higher level, and with the slow economy, many are choosing to leave on their own.

  7. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 1 year ago

    @mdavis4183

    Rich people don’t leave America. Their MONEY does. And I have a friend who left America for Europe because he lost his job and health care. He was a university graduate with great technical skills, now floundering in Spain because he’s a diabetic and can’t get medical care here. Nice.

  8. SABRSteve

    SABRSteve said, over 1 year ago

    Is George Soros in line, I hope?

  9. wbr

    wbr said, over 1 year ago

    trying to find numbers on canada — USA in 2010 9243 left USA for canada vs 2000 to 2010 214282 left canada for USA

  10. dennis17

    dennis17 said, over 1 year ago

    I note DrCanuck says “breath-free” not “live free”. My understanding is that Canadian “civility” is of the doctrinaire pc type—you can be as vicious as you like about certain groups, but not a whisper about certain other groups. Oliphant could never get along there. Canada used to be one of the whitest countries in the world. If all the “rednecks” have left, the Asians and Muslims must be a majority now.

  11. Argon

    Argon GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    It doesn’t matter if the administration is Democratic or Republican as the occupants (with few notable exceptions) are vetted by the corporate interests of finance and the military police congressional industrial entertainment complex.

    Amendments 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,19 and Habeas Corpus have been deluded and deteriorated to various degrees (along with the post office) almost to irrelevance even while the fear mongers and NRA rabbel rousers inflame the population with the 2nd amendment fantasies to the exclusion of all else. The police and legal system do not protect the rights of citizens: its not about justice – its all about maintaining order cloaked within the pretense of “civil rights”.

    Many sense the Iron fist of corporate rule encircling and tightening around the populations collective throats despite the velvet glove’s assurances.

    The problem is in finding countries not in the clutches of the right wing neo-liberalism financial agenda of To big to fail, to big to jail corporate plutocratic / oligarchical rule.

    If not for personal obligations and old age, I would seriously consider emigrating

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    This country was founded on violence, usurpation and a white supremacy inculcated deep into the collective psyche of the people.

  13. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I hope Rupert Murdoch and his minions are in line. They’ve done more to harm this country than Soros ever THOUGHT of doing!

  14. SABRSteve

    SABRSteve said, over 1 year ago

    I spent three weeks this past summer in Canada, (I only live 50 miles from the border) and learned that there are no Indians anymore. They do have First Nations People. Canadians are also bad drivers, very PC, but great people.

  15. Rymlianin

    Rymlianin said, over 1 year ago

    @edinbaltimore

    Exactly!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTNJiHAM1ro

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