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Subject:  Re: Impact of Right Wing Echo Chamber Date:  12/18/2018  11:12 AM
Author:  AlphaWolf Number:  122912 of 132611

Now, that's a good one. an 'Underpopulated State'.

California has a population of 39.8 million and is 13.3% of the US economy.

Wyoming has a population of 574k and is .3% of the US economy.

And they both have 2 Senators. I understand why this was done in 1776 with only 13 states. Today, it doesn't make much sense.

FYI - the estimated US population in 1776 was 2.5 million.

What should be do? How about randomly selecting families in 'over populated states' and forcing them to migrate to 'under populated states' to even out the 'population distribution'?

Actually, I've been talking with friends who, like myself, are getting ready to retire. I think we should start a movement to voluntarily move out of states like NY and CA and settle in places like WY and MT. It wouldn't take a lot to tip the scales in a few states. People in NY are more receptive than people in CA, needless to say. LOL

I'd have to check, but I'd bet that most states in 1776 had a whole lot population that most of the midwest states today.

The most populous state in 1776 was Virginia, with 447k, less than today's Montana.

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