Calexit? What Is It and Could It Really Happen?

An independent California isn’t that wacky of an Idea

http://www.salon.com/2017/02/12/an-independent-california-is-not-that-wacky-of-an-idea/However, if four or eight years of Trump continue to jettison California values from the mainstream and represent long-term irreconcilable differences for blue and red American states, secession could be a reality in our lifetime.

We wouldn’t be the …

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The Force Behind the Calexit Movement

http://studybreaks.com/2017/02/13/calexit-movement/At the moment, the Calexit idea is just pure fiction, but there are groups in California who are actually trying to make an independent California become a reality.

In fact, “Yes California,” the group responsible for leading the secession effort, has already …

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Calexit: Should California Secede?

http://www.globalresearch.ca/calexit-should-california-secede/5573968On November 21st, California secessionists calling themselves “Yes California” filed papers with the California Secretary of State proposing a November 2018 ballot measure that would ask registered voters whether California should secede from the US …

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Will California Secede? President Donald Trump’s Threat To ‘Defund’ Golden State May Not Yield Expected Results …

http://www.ibtimes.com/will-california-secede-president-donald-trumps-threat-defund-golden-state-may-not-2489021President Donald Trump’s recent suggestion that he may “defund” the state of California after tussles over the Golden State’s stand on immigration is something that’s easier said than done, reports show.

In an interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly …

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California Goes Confederate

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/444744/california-secession-movement-confederacy-parallels“Calexit” supporters brag that they will have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot measure calling for California’s secession from the United States.

Some California officials have talked of the state not remitting its legally obligated tax …

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Civil War II? Secession And Other Fevered Fantasies Afflicting California

http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveforbes/2017/02/08/civil-war-ii-secession-and-other-fevered-fantasies-afflicting-california/THE MOVEMENT AFOOT in California to have the state secede from the Union–advocates call it Calexit–is gaining publicity if not support.

One poll shows 32% of Democrats ready to vote yes on a pullout referendum.

Petition signatures are being collected …

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Hey, California haters: We’re rich, and we can make it if Calexit succeeds

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-calexit-california-haters-20170208-story.htmlTo the editor: If The Times cares to indulge the out-of-state ignorance regarding our great state of California, it should probably be prepared to step in with some actual (as opposed to alternate) facts for their entertainment.

Oh, here’s an actual fact: If California is so rich, why is the governor calling President Trump for emergency funding for the Oroville dam problem? I mean, if you’re so rich, why not just fix it yourselves?

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California dreamin’ of secession

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/feb/6/california-secession-shows-states-rebelliousness/Golden State progressives have finally escaped the time loop of Groundhog Day, and conservatives should rejoice.

For years it’s been the Groundhog Day nightmare of California liberals:

They’re finally breaking free of Republican rule, putting the …

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California wants to secede? Let’s put it to a vote already

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article130840034.htmlI read an article that says the state of California has renewed an effort to secede from the union.

Even though such efforts have previously failed, I relish the opportunity to see what California voters decide.

It would also be interesting to see who …

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Sorry dudes, California ain’t seceding from the US

http://nypost.com/2017/02/04/sorry-dudes-california-aint-seceding-from-the-us/California is thinking about leaving us.

The “Calexit” movement got underway less than a week after the inauguration of President Trump, when a group called Yes California started gathering signatures for a petition to add a referendum to the state’s 2018 ballot …

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Editorial: Calexit is a colossally stupid idea

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/02/03/editorial-calexit-is-a-colossally-stupid-idea/California would split into five states if it were to secede right now.

We would have the state of Jefferson, another from SF north bay east to Oakland, then San Jose to King county, the fourth would be LA, and the fifth is Orange county.

Obviously …

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Calexit goes against the American dream

http://baylorlariat.com/2017/02/02/calexit-goes-against-the-american-dream/The first step is to put an initiative on the 2018 ballot for California voters to then vote in 2019 whether or not to secede from the Union.

To get that first initiative set, the organization must collect 585,407 valid signatures from registered …

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Say goodbye to those US Opens should California secede from the Union

http://www.golfdigest.com/story/say-goodbye-to-those-us-opens-should-california-secede-from-the-united-statesThere is zero chance that California and its advocates at Yes California, as the group is known, will secede, notwithstanding that a large swath of the country no doubt would be in favor of it.

But humoring the secessionists for a moment, let’s just …

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California leaving? Secession movement seeks to get ‘Calexit’ measure on state ballot

http://lancasteronline.com/news/national/california-leaving-secession-movement-seeks-to-get-calexit-measure-on/article_6f77bd1c-e88c-11e6-9c81-e3e30210dec3.htmlFox News reported that similar attempts “to establish California as a nation, or break it into multiple states,” have failed, but that a recent poll “found that one in three California residents would support a possible secession from the U.S. due to …

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