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Bucky

(54,162 posts)
25. I'm pretty sure if you renounce your citizenship you lose SSI
Thu Feb 1, 2024, 09:06 AM
Feb 2024

It might work like a personal retirement fund, but it's really a public benefit for American citizens and taxpayers

lol. I said T-Rump would never win. BootinUp Feb 2024 #1
Really? Arthur_Frain Feb 2024 #2
Oh, did I miss the class? Stinky The Clown Feb 2024 #10
One didn't have to be present from 1861 to 1865 to learn it. Arthur_Frain Feb 2024 #11
It would be nothing like the Civil War. There would be less than zero need for a military response. Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #38
Ultimately leftieNanner Feb 2024 #3
Abbott never talks about it.... LeftInTX Feb 2024 #8
WE should be showing what an empty threat it is. Whenever the topic is raised by a republiQan, our Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #39
Never happen lovebugg Feb 2024 #4
Exactly Emile Feb 2024 #23
What do parents do when the 4 year old says they are running away? Silent Type Feb 2024 #5
I am totally down for packing Texas's bags d_r Feb 2024 #53
"Let the erring sisters go in peace--- and cut them off DemocraticPatriot Feb 2024 #6
Just to play along with the question... William Gustafson Feb 2024 #7
Yes, one of the demands of Texas succession would be that they build and pay for the wall... Omnipresent Feb 2024 #34
Would the Dallas Cowboys be eligible for the Super Bowl? lastlib Feb 2024 #36
Would TX electoral votes be seceded from the election? Captain Zero Feb 2024 #40
No point in wasting time on a hypothetical that simply isn't possible. TwilightZone Feb 2024 #9
It's an astroturf campaign by the usual Russian suspects Rstrstx Feb 2024 #12
same ones doing the campaigns to break up California and make the PNW secede MistakenLamb Feb 2024 #30
heres what would happen moonshinegnomie Feb 2024 #13
And the GOP would lose Congress. C_U_L8R Feb 2024 #15
All of these things...and probably a civil war within Texas Buckeyeblue Feb 2024 #19
I wouldn't go to Arkansas Bucky Feb 2024 #26
im considering colorado moonshinegnomie Feb 2024 #45
New Mexico seems to have affordable housing and a nice climate Buckeyeblue Feb 2024 #58
thats also a possibility moonshinegnomie Feb 2024 #59
Also, a lot of the idiots pushin secession are whites Vogon_Glory Feb 2024 #31
No SS payments to TX folks. No longer citizens, passports invalidated and no chance to travel anywhere. Stock.... machoneman Feb 2024 #32
Outside of SS payments Zeitghost Feb 2024 #47
IIRC Zeitghost Feb 2024 #46
Would not be eligible for Social Security or Medicare. LiberalFighter Feb 2024 #60
they already have toll roads here moonshinegnomie Feb 2024 #61
Well, if it's Texas... Grumpy Old Guy Feb 2024 #14
Send in the FBI accompanied by troops to... LudwigPastorius Feb 2024 #16
They'd lose all federal funding and benefits. Elessar Zappa Feb 2024 #17
I don't see why Social Security would stop for current beneficiaries dsc Feb 2024 #21
I'm pretty sure if you renounce your citizenship you lose SSI Bucky Feb 2024 #25
There are some pitfalls, but you can continue to collect benefits if you properly earned them unblock Feb 2024 #28
Texas gets $1.60 in return for every $1.00 it sends to Washington. That alone makes this a RW fantasy. n/t CincyDem Feb 2024 #41
it's just performance for the cult Skittles Feb 2024 #18
Their economy folds day one, no functioning airports, shipping ends from nearly every US company hlthe2b Feb 2024 #20
Exactly +1 Emile Feb 2024 #22
Not to mention JPK Feb 2024 #52
The U.S. could blockade their coastlines Wicked Blue Feb 2024 #35
Latin American drug cartels have boats, even some big ones, possibly some submarines Attilatheblond Feb 2024 #43
Pick up an American history book and read chapter 17 Bucky Feb 2024 #24
It would become mass shakeout of property rights and debts, just like a divorce bucolic_frolic Feb 2024 #27
The loss of two Republican Senators and 24 Representatives....I can live with that! 303squadron Feb 2024 #29
Oh goodie! We lose all those onerous, self-indulgent TX Senators and Reps! Hooray! machoneman Feb 2024 #33
Texas? The smart thing would be to say, "Buh bye" and wait for THEM to beg to come back. Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #37
This feels like settled law Johonny Feb 2024 #42
Dissolution is the least worst path forward. Voltaire2 Feb 2024 #44
It's only illegal until they do it, then it becomes legal Polybius Feb 2024 #48
Let 'em go, and fuck 'em. Aristus Feb 2024 #49
For what purpose? Caliman73 Feb 2024 #50
I'd say claudette Feb 2024 #51
They cant angrychair Feb 2024 #54
They had that problem in 1861. Progressive dog Feb 2024 #55
California, too. Torchlight Feb 2024 #56
one more thing to consider moonshinegnomie Feb 2024 #57
Something like this: Happy Hoosier Feb 2024 #62
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