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Old 11-09-2016, 04:17 PM
 
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PLEASE LEAVE! You won't be missed.

 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:18 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Financialguy View Post
PLEASE LEAVE! You won't be missed.

Seriously.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:20 PM
 
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They may have a large economy, but their fiscal house is in disarray. They couldn't afford to pull this off if they wanted to.

Yes, the US limps along on large deficits, but the Treasury can print money. CA doesn't have that luxury.

Pipe dream.
Also, 1/3 of the nation's welfare recipients live in CA.

Should they secede, they will have to pay for those welfare recipients with no help from the 49 other states. Good luck with that!

Another good thing---all the illegals will flock to CA because they know CA rolls out the welcome mat for them. Good! Let them pay for all those illegals with no help from the 49 other states.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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Interesting.
Quote:
Silicon Valley investors call for California to secede from the US after Trump win

Hyperloop co-founder said he would fund ‘Calexit’ campaign for Democratic state to become its own nation as tech industry has been at odds with Trump

The broader west coast is a stronghold for the Democrats, and significantly more politically progressive and racially diverse than large swathes of central US. California is also the biggest economy in the US and the sixth largest in the world with a gross state product of $2.496tn for 2015, according to the IMF.

The campaign for independence – variously dubbed Calexit, Califrexit and Caleavefornia – has been regarded as a fringe movement. But support was revitalized by influential Uber investor and Hyperloop co-founder Shervin Pishevar, in a series of tweets announcing his plans to fund a “legitimate campaign for California to become its own nation” – posted even before the full results were in.
https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...silicon-valley

Just looking at the state's taxes paid to DC, it's economically very feasible.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:28 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Just some sore loser libs with their panties in a wad.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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PLEASE LEAVE! You won't be missed.
Nonsense. Your diets would be affected immediately.

California grows 50% of all fresh produce in the USA:
Olives 100% of US Total
Almonds 99% of US Total
Artichokes 99% of US Total
Figs 99% of US Total
Walnuts 99% of US Total
Kiwi 97% of US Total
Celery 95% of US Total
Tomatoes(Processing) 95% of US Total
Nectarines 95% of US Total
Plums 95% of US Total
Broccoli 93% of US Total
Strawberries(Processing) 93% of US Total
Apricots 92% of US Total
Avocados 90% of US Total
Leaf Lettuce 90% of US Total
Grapes 89% of US Total
Cauliflower 86% of US Total
Fresh Market Strawberries 86% of US Total
Garlic 86% of US Total
Lemons 86% of US Total
Peaches 86% of US Total
Fresh Market Spinach 83% of US Total
Romaine Lettuce 83% of US Total
Dates 82% of US Total
Head Lettuce 76% of US Total
Honeydew Melons 72% of US Total
Carrots 66% of US Total
Spinach(Processing) 63% of US Total
Raspberries 61% of US Total
Canteloupe 55% of US Total
Asparagus 52% of US Total
Bell Peppers 48% of US Total
Chili Peppers 43% of US Total
Onions 38% of US Total
Tangerines 37% of US Total
Navel Oranges 34% of US Total
Fresh Market Tomatos 33% of US Total
Pears 28% of US Total
Cherries 27% of US Total
All Oranges 26% of US Total
Cabbage 22% of US Total
Agaricus Mushrooms 20% of US Total
Squash 19% of US Total
Corn 16% of US Total
Watermelons 16% of US Total
Valencia Oranges 15% of US Total
Beans 11% of US Total
Pumpkins 11% of US Total
Cucumbers 10% of US Total
Grapefruits 10% of US Total
Apples 4% of US Total
Blueberries 6% of US Total
Boysenberries 3% of US Total
Pecans 1% of US Total
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Just outside of Portland
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Time for the Cascadia Movement to start up again, I guess.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Unplugged from the matrix
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I may be a Trump fan, but forget all you people all dissing California. Even though we have liberals that live in an echo chamber and think the whole world thinks like them (and I'm socially liberal but damn some folks are delusional out here), CA definitely kicks ass. It's a great state with many issues, but still a great place to live. Trump is gonna make it better.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 05:23 PM
 
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Why should anyone's diet change? International trade exists.

Many sources state that tax to benefit ratio in Cali hovers around 1:1.
I've always wanted to see just what would happen if you cut the benefits and make them deal across all borders as international traders.

A state with the capital of California could be supporting a massive amount of the nation or building a surplus, not just limping itself along.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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I like the idea.
Mother Nature could take of it.
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