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Has Anyone Been Keeping Track of Home States...

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Wandering Monk, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Wandering Monk

    Wandering Monk Well-Known Member

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    of the people arrested so far for the riots in the Capitol on January 6?

    The several I have seen are from Southern states. Johnny Reb raising his ugly head again?
     
  2. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    Some might be from the Oakland CA police department - at least there's an investigation underway.
     
  3. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    This source has them from around the country....
    Notable Arrests After the Riot at the Capitol
     
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  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Gold medalist too.
     
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    Insurrectionists came from around the country, and the law enforcement agencies are hunting them down in every state now. Nevertheless you might be right about the possibility of regional and state concentrations.

    I think your question is actually instinctively astute. Long term, the South has been steadily increasing in political power since the end of World War II. This reflects demographic changes brought on by immigration into the region that began around that time and have only accelerated.

    For example: Northerners with business degrees or advanced business degrees moving to Texas from about 1970 onward, drawn by the need of corporations for highly skilled professionals. Used to be just outside Dallas an apartment complex housing 20,000 people, almost all of them young, single, educated, and of Northern origins. It was nicknamed "Yankee Village".

    Add to that people coming up from Mexico and Central America, etc. Currently about a quarter of the voters in the US reside in former Confederate states. But they don't always vote Republican. Georgia most likely went blue because of Black turn out supplemented by Northern immigrants. Texas is expected to soon flip blue due to Hispanic voters in combination with Northern and Californian immigrants. I wouldn't count on the Hispanics as a Democratic voting block, though -- so I'm skeptical about the rumors that's going to happen tomorrow.

    Some of the scientists studying the political rise of the South have been tracking the effects that traditional Southern culture is having on national politics. It's interesting stuff.
     
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    This sources isn't all that geat since it doesn't mention the State of residence of several of the notable perps., but I think yo are riht. They pretty much come from all over the US. Maybe sligghtly more representative of the Red States, but there are still people from fiercly Blue States too. Not uniform at all indeed.

    So far, I have counted Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Tennesse, two guys from New York, Georgia, West Virginia, Michigan, Alabama, Washington State. It's a pretty divers bunch. I would have expected more women though. The only notable ones mentionned in the pres were both killed I believe (one shot the bodyguards of Pence and the other trampled to death by the crowd I heard).
     
  8. Wandering Monk

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    One might conjecture that the native residents of those Southern states are feeling the demographic squeeze and are resentful.
     
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    I'm not well informed about that. But I think you're likely to be right.
     
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    Not keeping track but I've noticed they are mostly not from the area and they are from all around.
     
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    There aren't that much people in Washington DC (something like 700 000 in a 300 million + country). That's not mildly surprising or unexpected. Most major protest in DC are probably filled with out of State actors.
     
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    Is he the same guy who pretented beingg robbed at gun point in Sao Paulo?

    Just checked not him...

    He had a very rough patch after his retirrement becoming loosing his job, bitter divorce, becoming homeless, etc.
     
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    I noted someone from my state of Iowa was arrested(from the Des Moines area), but can't remember which article I read it in.
     
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    Remember the massive Women's Marches that took place shortly after Trump took office?
     
  15. Twilight Hue

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    Are they wanting to vote again?
     
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    Of course. Look at the hometowns of those arrested. They literally bus these people in. Democrats and Republicans.

    Mirror images of each other.
     
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    Last I checked it was one or two people from the area. Probably more now, but I got the impression DC residents largely aren't wanting a part of it.
     
  18. crossfire

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    My remark was to remind @epronovost 's about those massive peaceful women's marches when he was surprised by the small ratio of women at the riot at the Capitol.
     
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  19. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    Thats just me at a feeble attempt at tongue in cheek humor. Made me think of the women's suffrage.
     
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  20. crossfire

    crossfire Antinomian feminist heretic freak ☿
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    Ahh! :D
     
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