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26 April 2021 13:47
 

331,000,000 people in the USA.  Texas will gain two Congressional seats, a few others gain one each, and states like California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan all lose.  Since Texas is the big winner, you can bet our legislature will be gerrymandering like crazy.  We need all left-of-center folks to move to Texas now to make it blue.  Canada, just move on down.

 
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28 April 2021 00:37
 

How about that?  California’s population growth takes its first ever dip just as the census is taken.  Many people who left were tech workers who were told to work remotely during the pandemic, and they did by moving out of over-priced Silicon Valley and cramped San Francisco apartments to much more affordable places with more living space, like Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.  It makes sense, since the pay is the same but they don’t need to do face-time office politics, so they moved to places with three times the space for 1/4 the price.

Facebook gave their employees an incentive to move in with their parents by extending the company’s Cadillac medical insurance to the parents if the employee lived in the same house, and not every Facebook employees’ parents live in California.

 
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EN - 26 April 2021 01:47 PM

331,000,000 people in the USA.  Texas will gain two Congressional seats, a few others gain one each, and states like California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan all lose.  Since Texas is the big winner, you can bet our legislature will be gerrymandering like crazy.  We need all left-of-center folks to move to Texas now to make it blue.  Canada, just move on down.

How about left-of-center Mexicans?  That would explain Trump’s opinion of them:  ‘Drug dealers, criminals, rapists’: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-37230916

“As these factors push Mexicans to leave, economic and familial ties pull them north. Mexicans represent the biggest migrant population in the U.S. (the majority here legally). Even with a soft U.S. economy, these fellow citizens can provide a contact, a first place to stay, and a lead on a job for future aspiring migrants.

If the past is any guide, many more Mexicans will head north. Their numbers are already ticking up: Since January, more Mexicans than Central Americans have been apprehended at the border.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanic_and_Latino_Americans_in_politics#:~:text=In a December 2011 poll,, while 29% voted Republican.

“Supermajority support for Democratic candidates is a pattern among Hispanic voters. In a December 2011 poll, 67% of Hispanics said they were Democrats, and 20% said they were Republicans. In the 2018 House of Representatives elections, 69% of Hispanics voted Democratic, while 29% voted Republican.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanic_and_Latino_Americans_in_politics#:~:text=In a December 2011 poll,, while 29% voted Republican.