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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-10-07 02:58||
#2 CAFE chickens home to roost. Blend whiskey, not gasoline.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-07 06:29||
#3 Well you get what you asked for.
Posted by texhooey 2012-10-07 08:28||
#4 Hurry, have that California sale to Mexico. Don't put it to a vote. With all their minority population and lefty Democrats they would give it to Mexico.
Posted by Dale 2012-10-07 09:02||
#5 California has averaged about $.30 higher than the US composite for the past 5 years. So, now the difference is $0.80. Yes, it does hit the middle and lower class harder but for many (think Hollywood big shots), its nice to have fewer vehicles cruising Beverly Hills and nice to have fewer non celebrities crowding the nightclubs.
Posted by lord garth 2012-10-07 09:07||
#6 Well you get what you asked for.
Try telling that to a liberal.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-10-07 09:08||
#7 California needs to be divided into multiple states. (i) So-Cal, which is Orange County and San Diego and reliably Republican. (ii) Centra California, which is the central valley, and other non-coastal areas up to Sacramento which might be a battleground state depending upon the population of Sacramento blue vs the rest of the area (iii) Coastal California, which is San Francisco down to Los Angelos which would be the bluest blue Democrat stronghold. (iv) Northern California, which is north of San Francisco which might be a battleground as it would have Democrats and pot-heads on the coast balanced against the conservatives along the I-5 corridor.
It would give California representation and political power closer to the population and remove the Dems take all aspect that currently prospers because of the three large Leftists population centers.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-07 09:35||
#8 Having said that, Latino's are not a natural fit for the Democrats culturally but they have controlled the narrative. If a Marco Rubio type showed up in California we might see some serious political earthquakes.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-07 09:36||
#9 Ditto that rjschwarz !. Marco Rubio type, yes.
Posted by Dale 2012-10-07 09:48||