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If the USA collapse where would you move?

Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness Forum' started by Bilbo Bagins, May 20, 2009.

  1. Bilbo Bagins

    Bilbo Bagins Slacked jawed

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    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.
     
  2. 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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  3. 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.:supergrin:
     
  4. Cali-Glock

    Cali-Glock Mountain Man

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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.
     
  5. Atomic Punk

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    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.
     
  6. If the USA goes down the rest of the world is going to be in worst shape.
     
  7. slewfoot

    slewfoot Random Mayhem

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    Central Africa seems to be depopulating nicely. Gotta be some openings there.:wavey:
     
  8. StoneDog

    StoneDog

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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.
     
  9. RWBlue

    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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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.
     
  10. Aceman

    Aceman

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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...
     
  11. :supergrin:
     
  12. GeorgiaGlockMan

    GeorgiaGlockMan Aggie in Exile.

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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.
     
  13. codecowboy

    codecowboy NRA Life Member

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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."
     
  14. matteucci

    matteucci

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    Amen...somewhere else on the net I read that Arizona has something written about just this scenario
     
  15. wjv

    wjv

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    Probably the Republics of Texas OR Alaska. . .
     
  16. FastJuice

    FastJuice NozeBleedSpeed

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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.
     
  17. I always thought Haiti would be a nice island once communism was abolished.
     
  18. beemerphile

    beemerphile CLM

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    Belize. May even retire there even if the USofA doesn't descend from snafu into totally fubar.