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LET'S ALL MOVE TO CANADA
Vanity | 3/23/09 | Self

Posted on 03/23/2009 10:57:25 AM PDT by Argus

Remember when Bush was elected all the liberals threatened to move to Canada? And never did? They stayed here and now they've got exactly the President and Congress they've always wished for. And the rest of us are getting the shaft. And our children and grandchildren will be paying in every way for this folly unto the last generation.

My daughter and her husband have been asking me where they can move to to avoid the inevitable disasters that will ensue from Obama's policies, and I've been hard put to come up with a refuge that doesn't have its own drawbacks. But it just occurred to me that if enough of us who still believe in liberty and free markets and who reject phony rubbish like global climate change and endless government regulation move to Canada and become Canadian citizens, we could vote in a government up there that would be more like the United States we used to live in than the one that's shaping up now.

I believe the time is coming, and quickly, when the productive citizens of this (former) republic will be forced to recognize that the tipping point has passed - the parasitic socialists and tax-eaters have become the permanent majority in the US and will continue to vote for policies that exploit and punish the producing class. There are too many of them, and too few of us.

But if we all move to Canada, which is still in fact a sparsely-populated country for its size, we could form a new majority of productive citizens and vote in a truly conservative, free market government. At some point we might even persuade Alaska to secede from the US and join the new United Provinces of Canada. And in any case, WE'D BE ENTIRELY SELF-SUFFICIENT IN OIL.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: escape; obama

1 posted on 03/23/2009 10:57:25 AM PDT by Argus
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To: Argus

There’s no point, Canada is moving here!


2 posted on 03/23/2009 10:58:18 AM PDT by jpl (Help us Obambi Wan Kenobi, you're our only dope.)
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To: Argus

It’s cold up there, and more socialist than even Obama is trying for. I’m stayin.


3 posted on 03/23/2009 10:58:18 AM PDT by razorboy
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To: razorboy

mark


4 posted on 03/23/2009 10:59:13 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: Argus

But Canada is just damn cold!


5 posted on 03/23/2009 10:59:14 AM PDT by Frogtacos (Breasts: We got 'em, men want 'em)
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To: Argus

If I did move to Canada, it would be in Calgary or some other city in the west. They still have conservatives out there.


6 posted on 03/23/2009 11:00:00 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Argus

>> Remember when Bush was elected all the liberals threatened to move to Canada? And never did? They stayed here and now they’ve got exactly the President and Congress they’ve always wished for. And the rest of us are getting the shaft.

This is a perfect explanation of why NOT to move to Canada. Politics is cyclical. In two, four or eight years, we could have “exactly the President and Congress [we’ve] always wished for.” Things can turn just that quickly.

The night is darkest just before the dawn — but the dawn will come.

SnakeDoc


7 posted on 03/23/2009 11:00:18 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (God Bless Our Troops -- Especially Our Snipers)
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To: Argus
I dated a Canadian girl for 3 years, they all want to be Americans.

I married a Mexican girl, ditto.

8 posted on 03/23/2009 11:02:37 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President)
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To: SnakeDoctor
The night is darkest just before the dawn

Or as a friend of mine once said, "In front of every silver lining, there's a dark cloud".
9 posted on 03/23/2009 11:04:11 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Argus

I’d rather stay here and throw monkey wrenches into Liberal plans.


10 posted on 03/23/2009 11:04:36 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll)
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To: Argus

My understanding is that those moving to Canada are by law barred from working there.


11 posted on 03/23/2009 11:07:33 AM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: Argus

I might have thought of moving there but with global temps now dropping it will be covered in an ice sheet by the time I’m finally settled in.


12 posted on 03/23/2009 11:12:47 AM PDT by vets son
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To: Bobkk47

But ... But ... we all want to move there. Won’t that affect the tilt in the Earth’s axis? Hey maybe it will cause a little warming up thata way!


13 posted on 03/23/2009 11:14:08 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Argus

It’s cold in Canada. Good luck in getting Southerners (especially)to entertain this one.


14 posted on 03/23/2009 11:14:08 AM PDT by Melas
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To: Argus

I will not pledge allegiance to Bryan Adams. No sir, I will not.


15 posted on 03/23/2009 11:15:21 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: Bobkk47

Actually, I stole that line from Harvey Dent in the Dark Knight.

Then again — Dent went on a murdering spree and died before the dawn came ... so maybe I should choose another source.

SnakeDoc


16 posted on 03/23/2009 11:16:11 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (God Bless Our Troops -- Especially Our Snipers)
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To: Mikey_1962
I dated a Canadian girl for 3 years, they all want to be Americans. I married a Mexican girl, ditto.

They're already all Americans. You mean U.S. citizens, right?
17 posted on 03/23/2009 11:17:37 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Argus

Naw, too cold. The beer is pretty good however...


18 posted on 03/23/2009 11:17:41 AM PDT by alarm rider ("We laugh at honor, and are shocked to find traitors in our midst" C.S. Lewis)
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To: Mikey_1962

“I dated a Canadian girl for 3 years”

Me too, but for a year. Each Saturday after payday I would drive the 130 miles up to Vancouver BC, stay in her parents guest house in the back, and on Sunday night make to the return trip back to Washington, getting only a few hours of sleep before getting up for work at 4:00 AM Monday. If we would of continued dating though, It would of been her moving here, not the other way around. They have better beer, great skiing, nice people, but the prices are a killer.


19 posted on 03/23/2009 11:19:52 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: Argus

...we could vote in a government up there that would be more like the United States we used to live in than the one that’s shaping up now.

It wasn’t over when:
1) the German bombed Pearl Harbor(animal house reference)
2) FDR extended the Great Depression
3) Carter’s ‘deer in the headlights’ look when Iran seized our embassy personnel and the Soviets blitzed Afghanistan
4) LBJ micromanaging the Vietnam War
5) OPEC turning off the lights in 1973
6) Nixon’s Price Controls
7) Bill and Hilary—’enough said
8) 9-11
9) the YK2 that never happened
10) USA being owned by Japan Inc.in the 80’s
11) Stagflation

Call me naive and an optimist but this nation will rise and meet this leftist challenge with the ferocity of a pit-bull.


20 posted on 03/23/2009 11:24:23 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Argus

There is one small problem with this idea...Canada doesn’t have Florida... :)

No way am I moving back to the Great White North no matter how good the beer is!


21 posted on 03/23/2009 11:25:59 AM PDT by surfer
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To: NavyCanDo
In Windsor Ont the call the GST (goods and services tax)”Go South Today”.

(Even though technically Detroit is North of Windsor).

Every Saturday the malls in Detroit are FILLED with Ontario plates. Gosh, I wonder why?

22 posted on 03/23/2009 11:32:17 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President)
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To: Argus

Well, come on up. I, for one, would welcome each and every one of you.

We have a conservative federal government in place and with a whole pile of freepers, it could stay that way. Please come to Ontario, though, because our province needs you most. Plus, southern Ontario is further south than a good portion of the U.S., so it’s not all that cold.

Warning - VERY politically correct and pandering to immigrants who aren’t interested in becoming Canadian. Also, high taxes (but you can change that) and too many handouts. Also, beware of socialized health care, it’s not so healthy.


23 posted on 03/23/2009 11:32:52 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: JudyinCanada

Finally, somebody got my point!

Thank you Judy. The plan is that we all come up there, get Canadian citizenship, and repeal all your crazy socialist policies like state-run medical care, “hate speech” laws, pro-Muslim immigration, etc., and replace them with the sort of sound, small government, pro-Western Civilization concepts that used to predominate in the old US of A.

I honestly believe this could work.


24 posted on 03/23/2009 11:36:44 AM PDT by Argus (We've gone downtown to Clown Town, and that's where we'll be living from now on..)
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To: Argus; GMMAC; Clive; exg; kanawa; backhoe; -YYZ-; Former Proud Canadian; Squawk 8888; ...
Come on up!

Enough of you, and we would never have a Liberal government again!


25 posted on 03/23/2009 11:41:46 AM PDT by fanfan (God, Bless America, please.)
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To: Argus
Bold moves are made by desperate people. Like the ones who penned this . . . . . “When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”

But my Father, my Grandfather and their fathers before them all fought for this country, and I am not giving up on it. or them.

26 posted on 03/23/2009 11:42:15 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: Bobkk47
We have Conservatives outside of almost every major city.
27 posted on 03/23/2009 11:43:16 AM PDT by fanfan (God, Bless America, please.)
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To: Argus

I’m in Michigan, I’m practically in Canada already.


28 posted on 03/23/2009 11:43:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Argus
I honestly believe this could work.

Sorry. Free-staters tried to get people to take over the government of New Hampshire. That didn't work and there wasn't even a border to worry about.

29 posted on 03/23/2009 11:49:15 AM PDT by Dianna (Obama Barbie: Governing is hard.)
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To: Frogtacos

I’m glad you think it’s ever so cold up here: I just mowed my lawn yesterday, for the 3rd time this spring.


30 posted on 03/23/2009 11:55:02 AM PDT by Don W (People who think are a threat to socialism)
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To: cripplecreek

Lord knows that or Gov. is for sure!


31 posted on 03/23/2009 12:07:04 PM PDT by Enigo54 (What we don't have makes up for what we don't have)
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To: Enigo54

Can we just give the cities to Canada? Or better yet, let canadian and American cities combine and merge rural America and Canada.


32 posted on 03/23/2009 12:10:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Argus

I am staying :)


33 posted on 03/23/2009 12:58:28 PM PDT by Cripplehawk
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To: cripplecreek

LOL...you think Canada WANTS Detroit?


34 posted on 03/23/2009 1:05:42 PM PDT by Enigo54 (What we don't have makes up for what we don't have)
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To: Argus; fanfan

Thought about it, just don’t know if I could get a job up there.

Have a business card for some place in Ottawa, don’t know if they need another person.

Also guess you can’t smoke inside a business in ON.

Guess I’ll fight it out here in MI, we can still smoke in most places here.


35 posted on 03/23/2009 1:18:24 PM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: Argus

I made the suggestion years ago that we should just have one lib country and one conservative country. Why screw up two countries with liberalism?

Then, let the contest begin. All the libs on one side of the border, all the good guys on the other side. Let’s see which system works better! Let’s see who has to keep people IN and who has to keep people OUT!

I know where my money is!


36 posted on 03/23/2009 1:41:41 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Springman
LOL!

They are hiring in Ottawa, but you can't smoke inside.

Can you still smoke in a restaurant, and work place, in Detroit?

37 posted on 03/23/2009 1:49:23 PM PDT by fanfan (God, Bless America, please.)
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To: NavyCanDo; Mikey_1962

I married one. We live in Georgia now. Took her two years to thaw out; she can’t stand the thermostat being set any lower than 74*. This in contrast to where I found her, where cars had to be plugged in overnight to stay warm enough to start in the morning, and where I once had to drive two stories underground and wait an hour before the wiper fluid melted sufficiently to keep the window clean enough to drive.

No wonder those CA Dems didn’t follow thru on promises to move north.


38 posted on 03/23/2009 2:07:42 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (John Galt was pushed.)
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To: Argus
move to Canada and become Canadian citizens,

You're nuts! I hate winters so if I'm moving anywhere, its somewhere in Central America where the weather is nice, real nice all year round and the American dollar goes a heck of a long way...........I'll send you my snow shovel.

39 posted on 03/23/2009 2:11:59 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This country isn't going to hell in a handbasket, it's riding shotgun on an Indy car....)
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To: cripplecreek
Or better yet, let canadian and American cities combine and merge rural America and Canada.

It sounds like we have them surrounded. ;-)

40 posted on 03/23/2009 3:31:50 PM PDT by fanfan (God, Bless America, please.)
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To: Argus

Why would Canada want us? We have already fouled our own nest.


41 posted on 03/23/2009 3:46:37 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (I am inconsolate over the death of our country.)
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To: fanfan

Blieve me, I will stay here in the USA for the fight as a Canadian ex pat for as long as I can, but you can rest assured that I have a personal plan in place to move home if I have to.


42 posted on 03/23/2009 4:16:04 PM PDT by Candor7 (The weapons of choice against fascism are ridicule, and derision. (member NRA)
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