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Too bad to check: California secession movement leader lives in Russia?
Hot Air ^ | 2-22-17 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 02/23/2017 5:34:30 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic

Donald Trump’s stunning election win has some Californians so upset that they want to secede from the United States. A group calling itself Yes California has organized a petition drive for a referendum in the spring 2019 election to demand a convention of states to approve “Calexit,” which would recreate the Republic of California of 1850. Louis Marinelli writes that the movement “is about California taking its place in the world, standing as an equal among nations.”

Taking one’s place in the world is something Marinelli knows about, as the New York Times discovered. His place in the world isn’t California at all, but Yekaterinburg — deep in Russia:

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Russia; US: California
KEYWORDS: calexit; communist; russia; secession; trump
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1 posted on 02/23/2017 5:34:30 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Appropriate, since all of CA’s government apparatus is communist.


2 posted on 02/23/2017 6:00:34 AM PST by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yekaterinburg is, among other things, the place the Czar and his family were massacred in 1918, in part because the Czechs were about to capture the city and the Reds didn’t want the Imperial family to escape to Europe.


3 posted on 02/23/2017 6:01:08 AM PST by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I was wondering if Ca has a military to back this threat. Crush these commies and move on.


4 posted on 02/23/2017 6:07:23 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Russia, California............What’s the difference?


5 posted on 02/23/2017 6:08:52 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: afraidfortherepublic

And in about 150 years liberals will be clamoring to ban the Golden Bear flag as racist.


6 posted on 02/23/2017 6:15:14 AM PST by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“”recreate the Republic of California of 1850.””

Super - and everything invented since that time can be tossed in the ocean. That ought to be fun to watch!


7 posted on 02/23/2017 6:20:56 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Neoliberalnot

California’s Red Guard had its most recent field exercise in Berkeley.

The training exercise was well-covered by the Control-LEFT media.


8 posted on 02/23/2017 6:40:39 AM PST by ptsal
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To: ptsal

Red Guard? What are they a pack of left weak militia beatnecks?


9 posted on 02/23/2017 6:48:01 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed)
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To: Neoliberalnot

The volunteer spokesman is Robbie R., but he is a little short on content.


10 posted on 02/23/2017 6:51:57 AM PST by ptsal
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To: afraidfortherepublic

As late as the 1960s there were reports that extreme Russian nationalists in Moscow had maps on their walls showing Alaska down to northern California as still belonging to Russia from the days when Russia colonized there. How do you spell reconquista in Cyrillic?


11 posted on 02/23/2017 6:59:41 AM PST by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: DaveA37
Russia, California............What’s the difference?

Russia won't put up with gays and lesbians.

12 posted on 02/23/2017 7:14:54 AM PST by D Rider
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To: grobdriver
A group calling itself Yes California has organized a petition drive for a referendum in the spring 2019 election to demand a convention of states to approve “Calexit,”
Though many of you COS supporters would approve of Calexit what this really proves is what a clusterf--k a COS would be.
13 posted on 02/23/2017 8:48:34 AM PST by lewislynn
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To: lewislynn

With CA. being responsible for 33% of welfare recipients nation wide, how in the HELL do they plan to pay for this when they CALEXIT!!! HEY MOONBEAM I live in CA. go ahead and EXIT it will be BETTER for the rest of the country. We can move our ports to ANYWHERE with a coast line I am sure FL has plenty of room!!! Meanwhile people like myself WILL BE FLEEING the state AND YOU and YOUR STATE CAN ROT IN HELL you IDIOT!!!!


14 posted on 02/23/2017 9:00:18 AM PST by Trump Girl Kit Cat (Yosemite Sam raising hell)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

As Woody Allen said the only good idea that ever came out of California the right turn on a red light.


15 posted on 02/23/2017 9:16:38 AM PST by Vaduz (women and children to be impacted the most.)
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To: Vaduz

LOLOLOL!


16 posted on 02/23/2017 10:44:04 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Trump Girl Kit Cat

This CA native saw the handwriting on the wall in 1973! Never looked back.


17 posted on 02/23/2017 10:46:54 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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