Skip to comments.Which Of California's Six States Should You Live In? If Tim Draper Splits It, Here's Your Guide...
Posted on 07/18/2014 3:38:46 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
Its possible youve already heard of the greatest harebrained political scheme of the year: Venture capitalist Tim Drapers plan to break California into six states, which might actually face a statewide vote in 2016. It all depends on whether Draper managed to snag the necessary number of signatures 807,615 according to SFGate to get the plan on the ballot. Hes claimed to have 1.3 million signatures, which would mean the residents of California would get to vote on the biggest breakup proposal in state history.
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This poster is rooting for him.
Twelve “California” US Senators?
If the left coast gets SIX more senators we are finished. This poster is most emphatically not rooting for him.
Like most of California, brimming with an abundant natural beauty, if a rather dry one.
The base of Californias agricultural economy, with farmlands stretching all throughout the valley it here that Cesar Chavez organized the National Farmworkers Association in the 1960s.
Political implications aside, the California Aqueduct is pretty cool looking.
That aforementioned LAO report found that Central California would be the countrys poorest state.
Dependent on the underpaid, over-exerted migrant farm workers who pick and tend crops under the blazing-hot summer sun.
The entire state of California is in the grips of a drought right now, and thats a huge problem for residents and landowners in the valley.
I would think that after freeing itself from the welfare tax state and enviro whackjobs they could afford to hire actual citizens as workers and have enough water to raise stuff..
Sorry... I meant TEN
More likely they would concentrate all the Conservatives in one state. So in the Senate you have:
Well a vast majority of those would likely be democrats.
However it would split up the electoral votes from the state.
I’m for this.
The one that enacts Constitutioal Carry because I know if they get that right they’ll be pretty solid on most other things.
I just want to separate Chicago off into it’s own state, then the rest of us in IL could offset it, at least in the Senate.
This is idiocy. It isn’t a long shot. It is utterly impossible and has galvanized Dims to vote. This man is a fool’s fool
There is more of a chance I’ll get my own personal condo on Mars with cable.
Where is Mexifornia on the list?
I believe electoral votes equals number of reps + senators, so they would end up having even more electoral votes if I’m correct.
Compared to what we have today - Boxer & Feinstien.
The state of Jefferson, and we could add the Oregon counties on the north end of our new state. There are a lot of good people in those counties, being robbed daily to pay for the dope smoking liberals in the rest of the state, living on the taxes collected from S. Oregon.
I want to live in the very conservative part or county. Not next to some hippies running around naked and on dope.
“The one that enacts Constitutional Carry because I know if they get that right theyll be pretty solid on most other things.”
The new state of Jefferson would enable carry laws, and they might require it in certain counties.
I think this has a chance.
He evidently already has enough signatures.
There is a trade-off. The electoral votes, which are currently all doing to Dems, will be partly split, and the GOP will win in that regard. Recognizing Dems will still have a majority, but some will split off.
However there will be a number of new Senators, and (most) of those will go Democrat.
So I’m not convinced either side would necessarily object.
“Along with Central California, Jefferson is a heavily-conservative region of the state of the 14 counties it contains, 12 backed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.”
This is a “con” of living in the newly-created state of Jefferson?
It depends if I am for it. Where would Calaveras County fit in?
How do they get six? There is Oregafornia, Nevadafornia, Arizonifornia,Tiajuanafornia and Catalinafornia. That’s only 5!!!
I love the area where I live, the two north bay Wine Counties, however, I would move to the State of Jefferson if it happened. Our area becomes more elite liberal each week as rich trust fund liberals leave the east coast and Houston to move out here for the weather.
The people in the Jefferson area (including the S. Oregon Counties) are good people. A large % of the Democrats in that area, are the old type of democrat not the looney tune progressives in the rest of California.
Here is the breakout:
“Where is Mexifornia on the list?”
LA aka big La Raza.
Yep, that is a “con” to the liberal that wrote this. I picked up the stench of a liberal quite soon.
You’d give up your chance to vote against MooseChelle for Senator in 2016?
You left out “Fagofornia”
So is the rest of the country obligated to recognize them as 6 states? Maybe Texas could play that game too.
How about if Rhode Island decides they want a couple more senators and split into two states? Hawaii wants each island to be a state.
I think the rest of the country should tell California the two senators they already have are too many.
Could be net +6 for the GOP senators....(12 total, 8 GOP/4 ‘Rat) based on the 6 state map...California is 75% conservative based on land area (’rats concentrated in L.A. & Bay Area): http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?fips=6&year=2004
Yes but you’re missing the other half.
There are two halves to this.
There would be more senators. Most would be democrats. That is not good.
However there would be more Republican electoral votes.
That is good.
Both sides would win something. Both would lose something.
I think it’s sort of a wash, but it would make sense to me.
Just my personal opinion.
You may completely feel the opposite.
Oklahoma should form a state for each county. 77 red states.
Having existing ties to Jefferson I would move there.
California law is the electoral votes go to the winner of the popular vote nation wide. If it ever looked like it was going to benefit us our supreme court would declare it unconstitutional in a heartbeat.
You left out Fagofornia
My bad. How could I have missed that one?
A remarkably stupid way to go about it.
The US Constitution requires only a simple majority vote of both the state legislature and Congress to divide a state.
The results of an initiative by the state's internal rules is irrelevant.
With 10 more liberal Senators, I will continue to live in Colorado....and join whatever nation Texas becomes....
I’d be in South California, comprised of Orange, San Diego, Imperial, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties. Overall I’d expect it to lean conservative by about a 55/45 margin, maybe a little better.
Where do I sign the petition?
The Great State of Jefferson; I already live here so I din’t have to move.
I'm announcing my candidacy for senator from the great state of Jackson (formerly Jackson County). I think I'm going to need approval to maintain a remote work location, because there aren't going to be any seats left in the Capitol.
“Yes but youre missing the other half.”
I didn’t really look at either half. Why should the other states just go along with California’s scheming to increase its influence? What leverage do the have?
“because there aren’t going to be any seats left in the Capitol.”
Perfect. Make the b@$#@rds stand. They won’t be able to sit around conspiring against the people. Get the job done and get the hell out.
I am rooting for him too, but if anyone thinks the libtards will let their slaves go they got another think coming.