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Old 08-21-21, 08:53 PM
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Being invaded by California

Businesses and people relocating to Texas oooo no lol. Yup the migration is here how do we treat those migrants send them on a green bus back to California? Nope, that is not America. Texas is attractive to businesses and residence. $ will go for now. But after that ? Many new neighbors from California and they have been great love all of them. Exodus from California a serious migration no problem that have that $ that is what everyone is concerned about. Austin, Texas is building a major film studio and many of the stars already live in Austin. Talk to many California refugee at the concert yesterday lol..
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Old 08-21-21, 09:56 PM
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Have had more than a few people moving in from California here in Bastrop Texas. They all have been very, very nice people. Maybe a little more liberal than your regular Texas Repub-Licrat, but they all say the same thing. They left California to get away from the crazy people. Looks like we are getting the cream of the crop...

Of course Austin, just down the road, is not necessarily Texas, so they say...
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Well, good luck. The invasion here in Oregon began back in the '80s, I believe, in earnest. I can't prove it, but I think the current madness that is Portland is a result of the shifting (Californicated) mindset of the population. Portland has become a parody of itself, and the counties therein pretty much carry the vote for the entire state, much to the consternation of the rural counties.

But then Texas is big, with a much larger population. Maybe y'all can handle the invasion without too much change. Time will tell. What do you BF Texans think of the Texas Nationalist Movement?
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[QUOTE=johnnyace;22194515]Well, good luck. The invasion here in Oregon began back in the '80s, I believe, in earnest. I can't prove it, but I think the current madness that is Portland is a result of the shifting (Californicated) mindset of the population. Portland has become a parody of itself, and the counties therein pretty much carry the vote for the entire state, much to the consternation of the rural counties.

But then Texas is big, with a much larger population. Maybe y'all can handle the invasion without too much change. Time will tell. What do you BF Texans think of the Texas Nationalist Movement?[/QUOTE
Yup, seriously looked at the link this time. Texas holds a lot of national political power in that fact makes us hated. Relocate to Texas become President and the President Junior.
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My employer moved the engineering department to Huntsville AL and I think the take rate was not nearly what they expected. 20 years ago green single me would have been glad to work at or near Redstone or MSFC but today me has a CA wife with her own local career and I was lucky they decided to keep a few of us here
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Old 08-22-21, 02:36 AM
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inevitable fallout from a decidedly aggressive sun belt sales pitch post wwii. or, nv and az seem to be dealing
fairly well with the changes of the last half-century.
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We're punishing Texans for making us watch Joel Osteen all morning long on Sunday television.

Seriously, most moving to Texas are probably more conservative than most Californians. Los Angeles County and the San Francisco Bay (the big population centers) are are both liberal, but the rest of California is either moderate or conservative. I'm in Orange County, just south of Los Angeles, and its pretty conservative.
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U-Haul data that is not too stale...
https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About...-Growth-22746/
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U-Haul data that is not too stale...
https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About...-Growth-22746/
California, NJ., Illinois, Mary Land, NY and Mass at the bottom? Wonder why is that?
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California, NJ., Illinois, Mary Land, NY and Mass at the bottom? Wonder why is that?
If you have to ask, you can't afford it...

Here are the 10 states with the highest median home price:
  1. Hawaii ($615,300)
  2. California ($505,000)
  3. Massachusetts ($381,600)
  4. Colorado ($343,300)
  5. Washington ($339,000)
  6. New Jersey ($335,600)
  7. Maryland ($314,800)
  8. New York ($313,700)
  9. Oregon ($312,200)
  10. Utah ($279,100)
https://worldpopulationreview.com/st...price-by-state
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Everyone thinks “My neighbor will pay that new tax. The new regulation will keep my neighbor in line.”

The dirty little secret is your neighbor is thinking the same about you.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Businesses and people relocating to Texas oooo no lol. Yup the migration is here how do we treat those migrants send them on a green bus back to California? Nope, that is not America. Texas is attractive to businesses and residence. $ will go for now. But after that ? Many new neighbors from California and they have been great love all of them. Exodus from California a serious migration no problem that have that $ that is what everyone is concerned about. Austin, Texas is building a major film studio and many of the stars already live in Austin. Talk to many California refugee at the concert yesterday lol..
It’s like the “Grapes of Wrath” in reverse.
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It’s like the “Grapes of Wrath” in reverse.
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"Mass" relocations can be great. Huge financial and social impacts, possibly. So long as the ugly aspects don't also get imported from the old place ...
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Uhhhwaa are you doin' ere?!
Did they take the 10 east to just past El Paso, then the 20 to DFW?

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I think it’s a rural/urban divide far more than a CA/TX divide.

I grew up fairly rural. I remember hearing about city people buying a place next to the chicken farm / dove coat / dairy... then complaining about the smell and trying to get any political office to change some ordinance.
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...we are everywhere now. It's a conspiracy to turn America blue. Lock up your livestock.
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No one can afford to live here and everyone is leaving but there's all these people with money. It's a real mystery!
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Have had more than a few people moving in from California here in Bastrop Texas. They all have been very, very nice people. Maybe a little more liberal than your regular Texas Repub-Licrat, but they all say the same thing. They left California to get away from the crazy people. Looks like we are getting the cream of the crop...

Of course Austin, just down the road, is not necessarily Texas, so they say...
I remember when Bastrop was a small country town. San Antonio / Austin corridor is growing rapidly. Thank goodness I juggled some real estate some years back. Houses and land are increasing in value for now. Still a bargain compare to other areas of the USA.
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coming to visit (again) in april of 2024 and may just stay...fair warning.

https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/april-8-2024

and when do both california and texas secede from the union? asking for nancy and ted.

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Once we succeed in overthrowing your oppressive regime and outlaw guns and bacon, we'll be lauded as heroes by the Texan peoples.
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No one can afford to live here and everyone is leaving but there's all these people with money. It's a real mystery!
"No one goes there anymore because it's too crowded."
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...we are everywhere now. It's a conspiracy to turn America blue. Lock up your livestock.
​​​​​​It's too late! Now who's going to pay child support for my hogs?
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We're coming and we're bringing our pot with us. (We'll trade pot for smoked brisket)

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