Yes, we have considered moving there (from Alberta)...
...I'd rather live in Mexico... sure, most people do not have the
latest iPad and/or drive a $80,000 SUV, but family rules, weather is
better, food is better, and opportunity... if you can speak Spanish
well and understand the culture well, the sky is the limit... and you
can live very well in Mexico with less $ than here... plus I do feel
kinship with my Mexican cousins, what can I say? Twinned history
weighs heavily in our hearts and all that... (at least for me it's
I have felt safer walking around Durango on my own at 1am than I would
in most British town centres or most large cities in the US... yes,
there are issues with narcos in Mexico... everybody is FED UP with
them, narcos have little (if any) popular support these days... most
people just want to be able to go to work so they can spend weekends
with their families, maybe go out for lunch on Sundays... it seems to
Our friend Hussein is going to finish bankrupting the US... *IF*
society does not re-elect his successor in 4 years time, it will still
take 20 years for the US to climb out of the pit... if ever again...
now, I am not surprised Romney lost... not a mainstream candidate (I
have heard too many swing people say they hated Obama but equally did
not like Romney... this people probably did not vote, hence handing a
victory to Hussein)...
Again, I think the US would do best to split up into a successful core
(i.e. most of the MidWest, Texas) and two coastal, socialist polities,
one being loopy (and eventually bankrupt) and likely to be gobbled up
by Mexico culturally then physically (West Coast), the other one a
europhile soft Socialist polity (the East Coast) that will do OK,
though not as well as the old US... my thoughts, anyways...