Hello from Orange County, CA

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    You can make fun of me. It's okay. I can't believe I live in this state, either. I was transformed from a republican into a libertarian after Obama was elected.

    Nice community you've got here. :)
     
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    Orange you glad you don't live in Banana County?
     
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    Welcome....spent 40+ years in Orange County...had to get the hell out of there.
     
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    Thank you, Mr. H. What is a kurdish patriot?
     
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    Thank you, Meister. I've lived in Orange County for 52 years so far. It's gotten crazy, but I have ties here so I can't leave yet. I do have a sailboat, and at some point that will help us make our "getaway."
     
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    I went through the same transformation. I also live in Southern California (L.A.) Welcome!
     
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    Thanks, Shackled. Do you find it difficult being a Libertarian in Los Angeles??
     
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    Not only LA, but a college campus. For some reason, many of my friends are actually more conservative/libertarian leaning (not because I only befriend people in similar ideology but because that is just who I happened to meet). They are also engineers. I guess the smart kids get it more. Lol. But every professor is bordering on socialist. My history professor literally was. I bit my tongue when she said how Keynes saved Capitalism from itself, but the problems we still have today show how even those regulations are not enough.

    So yes, it is not easy to make a long story short. But I get by lol. At least I can generally agree on foreign policy with people.
     
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    You're welcome. I don't know.
     
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    So you're one of those "evil rich people" who haven't been paying your fair share of taxes! :lol:

    I was born and raised in SoCal (Lakewood/Long Beach) but the wife and I are never going back. We'll probably go to Arizona after I retire because we love the desert!

    Welcome!
     

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