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Old 06-13-2018, 12:21 PM   #1
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Default California going to 3 states?

I would love to see this happen.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018...er-ballot.html

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Old 06-13-2018, 12:42 PM   #2
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It is extremely unlikely to pass but just the fact that they got enough signatures to be on the ballot really says something about voter dissatisfaction. The article says only 17% of people polled were in favor of a split. That amounts to 6-7 million people who are so sick of state government they are ready for drastic measures.
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:53 PM   #3
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Would that give them 6 senators?
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:54 PM   #4
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wait.. what the **** happened to slicing them off and letting them all float away?
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:07 PM   #5
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Southern California would have the potential to go red huh?
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:18 PM   #6
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Southern California would have the potential to go red huh?
I was in San Diego for 5 days last week. It was refreshing to see how patriotic it was. I know it's a military town, but it's still California.... the good part of it.
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:43 PM   #7
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I was in San Diego for 5 days last week. It was refreshing to see how patriotic it was. I know it's a military town, but it's still California.... the good part of it.
I lived in SD for 3 years while in the Navy.. F*** San Diego, they are just as much Californian as the rest of them, just not as rich.. The only decent area was the small sliver of a town on the coast and border called Imperial Beach. Nothing but working class people who just wanted to drink cheap beer and live by the beach.

My wife and I were talking about the state splitting, she said "if they split would you consider going back to visit?"

H3ll no, I told her SD is just as bad as LA and SF.

Grouse is right, this will just add two more dem states to the electoral.
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:50 PM   #8
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I lived in SD for 3 years while in the Navy.. F*** San Diego, they are just as much Californian as the rest of them, just not as rich.. The only decent area was the small sliver of a town on the coast and border called Imperial Beach. Nothing but working class people who just wanted to drink cheap beer and live by the beach.

My wife and I were talking about the state splitting, she said "if they split would you consider going back to visit?"

H3ll no, I told her SD is just as bad as LA and SF.

Grouse is right, this will just add two more dem states to the electoral.
Clearly you know better than I do. I am just basing my comment on a mere observation, and the handful of San Diegoans (?) I visited with who were happy to talk politics once they found out I was from Texas. Granted, I was on Coronado the entire time.
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Old 06-13-2018, 03:42 PM   #9
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Aint gonna happen. But stranger things have happened!
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Clearly you know better than I do. I am just basing my comment on a mere observation, and the handful of San Diegoans (?) I visited with who were happy to talk politics once they found out I was from Texas. Granted, I was on Coronado the entire time.
I was there with SCI last year.....had a wonderful time and look forward to another visit!
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:17 PM   #10
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The Dems now in charge would draw the lines where we would end up with 6 D senators instead of just two.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:50 PM   #11
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The Dems now in charge would draw the lines where we would end up with 6 D senators instead of just two.

Northern and So Cal might get some R senators.
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:07 PM   #12
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Northern and So Cal might get some R senators.
No. The bulk of the population is still in the metro areas. The way they have that divided all statewide offices should stay D.
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:28 PM   #13
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No. The bulk of the population is still in the metro areas. The way they have that divided all statewide offices should stay D.
Looked at population map and you are right.
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:00 PM   #14
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This would give liberals an advantage in the electoral college by giving the one state of California that has 2 senators a total of 4 more senators. The representatives would probably remain the same or close to the same number. The fact that liberals are in charge out there means they will draw the lines to favor themselves. While there are conservatives out there in certain spots, and it may give them an advantage on the state or local level, it's a big disadvantage on the national level.
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Old 06-15-2018, 01:56 PM   #15
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dude.. that question was so yesterday morning..
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Old 06-16-2018, 03:10 PM   #16
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dude.. that question was so yesterday morning..
My bad, missed it.....been in overdrive getting ready for this NZ trip!
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Old 06-16-2018, 07:29 PM   #17
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Why can't Mexico just have California? I wouldn't mind it if we deported native Californians from other States and built a wall around it.
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Old 06-19-2018, 07:16 AM   #18
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If the people in those area want to split then let's split.
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