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Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)

The Feds must be laughing.

Louisiana receives more from the Federal Government than its citizens pay in. Yet it wants to leave?

Good or bad?

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**** looks like Louisiana Started it - but it has spread to 50 States. The White House promises to review it. What will become of this? Is it good or bad? What if all states leave?

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Cosmo
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
Well, if they secede they could end entitlements in the state completely and cut taxes so rich people would move here and poor people leave. Profit.


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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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Well, if they secede they could end entitlements in the state completely and cut taxes so rich people would move here and poor people leave. Profit.


Is there a word for the complete opposite of white flight?
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cut taxes so rich people would move here and poor people leave. Profit.




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Wild Thang
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
I'd be for this.


Casty McBoozer
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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Louisiana receives more from the Federal Government than its citizens pay in. Yet it wants to leave?

Does that count federal taxes on oil? I'm not saying you're wrong, but the federal government has a way of changing the meaning of a word in a sentence in order to make the sentence mean what they would like it to mean.


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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
If they keep the population of Orleans Parish nothing will change, so what's the point?


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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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Does that count federal taxes on oil? I'm not saying you're wrong, but the federal government has a way of changing the meaning of a word in a sentence in order to make the sentence mean what they would like it to mean.


I don't know.


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Wild Thang
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Is there a word for the complete opposite of white flight?



Pre civil war


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Tigah in the ATL
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
no, some idiots do.


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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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Louisiana receives more from the Federal Government than its citizens pay in


Bitch we out chea


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Cosmo
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
If LA was its own state, had a 15% flat tax, ended all entitlements except a basic medicare for the elderly and medicaid for children ONLY, LA would be staaacked. Assuming the US Navy didn't blockade our oil rigs.


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nola tiger lsu
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
The fact this board even tries to intelligently discuss this is a disgrace.


Cosmo
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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If they keep the population of Orleans Parish nothing will change, so what's the point?


If you completely end entitlement programs those people run to Houston.


nola tiger lsu
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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If you completely end entitlement programs those people run to Houston.


No they don't, they rob you and kidnap you and commit even more crime, becomes a third world country, why don't ppl see this?


Cosmo
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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No they don't, they rob you and kidnap you and commit even more crime


So you are in favor of entitlements just to keep them from robbing you? You realize it eventually leads to Greek mobs when the money runs out right?


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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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Does that count federal taxes on oil? I'm not saying you're wrong, but the federal government has a way of changing the meaning of a word in a sentence in order to make the sentence mean what they would like it to mean.


We could also save a lot of money by getting out from under inane, wasteful regulations like corn-based ethanol, the EPA mandated "clean" gas blends that provide no actual benefit, or the COE practice of dumping dredged sediment off the edge of the continental shelf.


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Wild Thang
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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No they don't, they rob you and kidnap you and commit even more crime, becomes a third world country, why don't ppl see this?


Which is why are laws/punishment would be harsh.


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nola tiger lsu
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re: Louisiana wants to 'peacefully' withdraw from the Union? (Updated P.1)
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So you are in favor of entitlements just to keep them from robbing you? You realize it eventually leads to Greek mobs when the money runs out right?


No one is ending entitlements Republicans included. Reform, maybe. However, I have no intention of living in a third world country where the rich are rich but have to live in compounds to be safe.

That being said, I encourage secession, I would love to watch this fail miserably from afar.


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