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The Great American Migration of 2020:
On the move to escape the coronavirus

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 3/29/2020 4:46:18 AM

  Back home in Oakland, Calif., Lisa Pezzino and Kit Center built a life that revolved around music and the people who make it — the musicians who recorded on Pezzino’s small label and performed in places where Center rigged the lights and sound equipment. Where they are now, deep in the redwood forest near Big Sur, 140 miles south along the California coast, there is mostly the towering silence of isolation. A tiny cabin, an outdoor kitchen, just one neighbor. This is life in the flight from the virus.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: lftrn97 3/29/2020 7:52:39 AM (No. 361472)
No wapo!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 3/29/2020 7:57:13 AM (No. 361476)
Stupid article.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bossysooz 3/29/2020 8:39:53 AM (No. 361513)
I hope Martha Wedner's parents have the good sense to change their will. Of course, we should remember who raised the nasty brat.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/29/2020 9:32:27 AM (No. 361578)
I've got a NEWSFLASH for the WaPo...the biggest migration in progress isn't due to the coronavirus but to the commievirus. I made the escape from Commiefornia last October. And I'm not the only one. And if you happen to be concerned about how I'm going to vote wherever I've settled, rest assured that however conservative you think you are, compared to me, you're a liberal.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Strike3 3/29/2020 10:38:03 AM (No. 361639)
After such a poorly written first paragraph, I am not encouraged to read further. It took three guys to write this?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone 3/29/2020 12:18:53 PM (No. 361828)
When you get to the bottom line people leaving the highly affected areas where the virus is spreading who are already infected either knowingly or unknowingly, as they travel to other areas of the country, are themselves spreading the virus all over the country. Today beyond a travel advisory there is really nothing that the government can do about such stupidity in the USA. Here it is not like other countries that can, upon the order of a dictator, immediately blockade an entire city or region, and arrest and imprison, or even kill anyone who dares to defy such a governmental directive.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 3/29/2020 12:31:39 PM (No. 361851)
We considered going to our cabin in very remote Colorado mountains. Decided that we could isolate just as well here in suburban KC area, and if one of us got sick, we are 10 minutes, not hours from a hospital, and likely a much better hospital, too. Several friends have said "We thought you would have bailed to the cabin". Nope, shut the door and we are just as isolated here. We might go to our cabin if there was a law and order breakdown, but that isn't even remotely likely in this thing, at least around here.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog 3/29/2020 12:31:39 PM (No. 361852)
The trend to move to rural areas will be limited. Only so many people can afford a second home somewhere else. And the city folk will soon yearn for their cucumber toast, vegan crackers, and 'diversity' of all stripes.
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