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Calexit III? New ballot measure plots another route to California independence (YES!)
Sacbee ^ | 8/17/17 | Jim Miller

Posted on 08/17/2017 5:49:51 PM PDT by Libloather

On Thursday, people unhappy with California’s place in the United States filed yet another proposed ballot measure that could lead to the Golden State striking out on its own.

This time, the goal is convening a U.S. constitutional convention to overhaul what proponents call a moldy national blueprint out of step with life in California.

The measure says a reworked Constitution should include a provision creating a “clear and reasonable path for states to achieve complete independence from the United States should any state so choose.” No state has become independent under the existing U.S. Constitution.

“The world has changed dramatically since 1787,” reads the preamble of the California Calls for a Constitutional Convention, or “Cal Con Con.”

(Excerpt) Read more at amp.sacbee.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: caleavefornia; calexit; california; conventionofstates; independence; kooks; secession; secessionists; yescalifornia
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The Cal Con Con team includes Marcus Ruiz Evans, who was vice president of Yes California that crafted Calexit I. He resigned this spring when the effort petered out, saying that movement’s leader, Louis J. Marinelli, had become a distraction because of his ties to Russia.

Say wha...?

1 posted on 08/17/2017 5:49:51 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

California independent?

Who will protect them from Kim J. Un?


2 posted on 08/17/2017 5:53:19 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Libloather

Funny how the democrats started the first civil war and it looks like they will officially start CW-II....


3 posted on 08/17/2017 6:00:32 PM PDT by GraceG ("It's better to have all the Right Enemies, than it is to have all the Wrong Friends.")
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To: Libloather

Oh, the fuggin’ arrogance. The other 49 states are ‘moldy and out of step with life in Kalifornia’. That diseased shithole needs a few massive earthquakes, an active volcano, and a zombie viral outbreak. Simultaneously.


4 posted on 08/17/2017 6:09:03 PM PDT by Viking2002 ("If you find yourself in a fair fight, your tactics suck." - John Steinbeck)
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To: Libloather

I’m all for it. Rest of the country would be conservative.

Let’s make it happen faster.


5 posted on 08/17/2017 6:10:29 PM PDT by goldstategop ((In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever))
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To: Libloather

As HL Mencken once observed the desire to “save” the world is usually actually the desire to rule it. The people pushing it think they will rule it. Incorrect. In these situations it’s always the meanest junkyard dog who takes over. The useful idiots get executed as traitors since they can never be trusted.


6 posted on 08/17/2017 6:11:10 PM PDT by Seruzawa (FABOL - F*** A Bunch Of Liberals)
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To: Libloather

Let them declare independence.

Then the US can invade. Don’t worry, these pansies would make the Italian army in WW2 look good. I don’t think a transgendered motorized division riding pink scooters has much of a chance defending the California republic. The only real resistance would come from the Hispanic gangs.

Then occupy and set up military government just like they did after CW1. Kick out all illegals, and deport commie Dems/ and or put them on trial for treason.

I figure then we could drain CA by 10-20 million. Let people in the other states repopulate CA via homesteading/ carpetbagging.


7 posted on 08/17/2017 6:26:44 PM PDT by grumpygresh (When will Soros be brought to justice? Crush the vermin, crush the Left.)
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To: Libloather

At least this approach is legal.


8 posted on 08/17/2017 6:39:01 PM PDT by cmj328 (We live here.)
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To: Libloather
If California were to achieve independence, Mexican ganglords, with the aid of the Mexican Government, would take over the country.
9 posted on 08/17/2017 7:09:18 PM PDT by MCF (If my home can't be my Castle, then it will be my Alamo.)
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To: Libloather
Calexit

Seems that 11 states actually seceded once upon a time but they were forced against their will to stay in the union. Those who fail to learn from history ....

AN ORDINANCE to dissolve the union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled "The Constitution of the United States of America."
We, the people of the State of South Carolina, in convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, That the ordinance adopted by us in convention on the twenty-third day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America," is hereby dissolved.
Done at Charleston the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty.

10 posted on 08/17/2017 7:17:44 PM PDT by JesusIsLord
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To: Libloather

Hey California, don’t let the door hit you on the way out!


11 posted on 08/17/2017 8:46:30 PM PDT by River Hawk
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To: GraceG

Secession should be viewed as peaceful act. No war necessary. Nobody is going to die to keep that loony bin IN the union.


12 posted on 08/17/2017 8:49:39 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: grumpygresh

You think the Vietnam anti war protests were bad then wait til you see what happens if the US Army invades CA. The USA will go berserk. Nobody will stop CA if they vote for it. It will be peaceful like when the USSR split up.


13 posted on 08/17/2017 8:52:31 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: JesusIsLord

Secession is not unconstitutional. You think Charlottsville was bad wait and see what happens if the US Army invades CA. Charlottesville times 1,000,000.


14 posted on 08/17/2017 8:54:30 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: central_va

We could just give Mexico a “Gadsen Refund” and let them have the south side of Commiefornia from oakland to san deigo.

The norther half can keep the name california and the southern half can be added to “Baja California” but I prefer the name “ Bozo California “ instead.


15 posted on 08/17/2017 8:57:15 PM PDT by GraceG ("It's better to have all the Right Enemies, than it is to have all the Wrong Friends.")
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To: 353FMG
I see a future where there is no America...I see several areas breaking off....we have no history apparently...

the aim of the globalists...make America a chaotic hateful nation...

the world has always been jealous of us and now, they are getting their revenge..

16 posted on 08/17/2017 8:59:50 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Libloather

#CalGTFO


17 posted on 08/17/2017 9:01:13 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Government should be done to cattle and not human beings." - John Milius)
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To: GraceG

How about “we” just stay out of it and let Californians decide if it wants to go it alone. The whole state, not just parts of it.


18 posted on 08/17/2017 9:02:13 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: 1010RD; AllAmericanGirl44; Amagi; aragorn; Art in Idaho; Arthur McGowan; Arthur Wildfire! March; ...
There is a movement afoot to get an initiative on the California ballot to apply for a Convention of the States to write an amendment that would create a commonsense path to secession and dissolution of the Union.

The problem is that under Article V it's the state legislature that has to apply to Congress for such a convention, not the people via initiative. The California legislature could apply for a convention for this subject today if it wished.

19 posted on 08/17/2017 9:30:22 PM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius available at Amazon.)
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To: goldstategop

Rest of the country would be conservative.

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You’re kidding.


20 posted on 08/17/2017 9:33:21 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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