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Kiss of Death - California Style: Democrats Gain Veto-Proof Majority in California Legislature
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Posted by Threamp Spaling2672 2018-11-13 07:58|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6469 views ]  Top

#1 California has been on life support for some time. It started slipping into a "failed state" when the Progs began their take-over. Unfortunately, it's failure does not occur in isolation; its failure is subsidized by all U.S. taxpayers. Moreover, there is "liberal flight," from California tainting other states.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-11-13 08:24||   2018-11-13 08:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Arizona? Makes it easier when we return it back to Mexico. Gain it by a treaty, return it by a treaty. Only requires a treaty ratification to do so which requires a majority in the Senate.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-11-13 08:41||   2018-11-13 08:41|| Front Page Top

#3 Like this matters. They will just push whatever progressive shit they want anyway.

I'm all for them going full bore and doing every naziprog thing they want. Makes the collapse happen faster.

Then when they come asking for a bailout, decertify them as a state and cut off all federal aid.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-11-13 09:03||   2018-11-13 09:03|| Front Page Top

#4 The problem is that when Cali collapses, they'll all flee eastward and turn the rest of the West into the same kind of shithole.

As we've seen with elections, this is already happening.

Californians (with a small proportion of exceptions) are America's very own internal rapefugees.
Posted by charger 2018-11-13 09:10||   2018-11-13 09:10|| Front Page Top

#5 California recently changed to a primary system where the two highest vote-getters go on to the finals, rather than the more customary winner from each party. This tends to make elections a contest between two Democrats.
Posted by SteveS 2018-11-13 09:34||   2018-11-13 09:34|| Front Page Top

#6 This tends to make elections a contest between two Democrats.

As I recall, during the "Cold War" the USSR had a one-party system. That didn't work out so well--it never does. The thing that scares me more than a two-party system is a one-party system. The RINOs joined with the Dems made for a Uni-Party--scary. That didn't work out so well for the people either--$20+ trillion debts.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-11-13 09:51||   2018-11-13 09:51|| Front Page Top

#7 Just like Bill Clinton planned it.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-11-13 10:18||   2018-11-13 10:18|| Front Page Top

#8 Check the names of the two winning candidates in this article. Hispanic, huh? Now, I'm not a racist but all this Democrat super majority business is a direct result of politicians like Bill Clinton throwing the door open for a massive influx of illegal aliens from Mexico. These are not just illegal aliens, they are the poorest of the poor illiterate peasants from a poor country.

The people who are fleeing California are middle class, probably mostly conservative, who are fed up with high taxes. I know a couple of guys who are thinking seriously of leaving and I assure you they would be right at home here at Rantburg. You could do worse than to get some of these people. The scary part is for people like me who truly love this state in spite of the criminals who run it. Where am I gonna go?
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-11-13 10:27||   2018-11-13 10:27|| Front Page Top

#9 This is why I didn't really want John Cox the Republican to win. The place falls apart now the Democrats own it, if it fell apart with a Republican in command trying desperately to fix things despite the legislature and the Republicans would be blamed.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-11-13 10:47||   2018-11-13 10:47|| Front Page Top

#10 I've felt for some time that California has to choose to Frack the coastal oil deposits or screw the Government Pensions to get out of the current mess. A Democrat Governor won't do either... but may have no choice at some point.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-11-13 10:48||   2018-11-13 10:48|| Front Page Top

#11 The plan is to frack the taxpayers of many other states. Cali has Illinois, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut on board already.

Too late to hold on to your wallet. Chuck it overboard.
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-11-13 11:02||   2018-11-13 11:02|| Front Page Top

#12 They can make being conservative against the law! How awesome is that!!!!!
Posted by 49 Pan 2018-11-13 11:30||   2018-11-13 11:30|| Front Page Top

#13 When the Mexicans take over, they will hire some Frackers, but then stiff them.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2018-11-13 11:41||   2018-11-13 11:41|| Front Page Top

#14 Sometimes the best thing about socialism is living a safe enough existence to observe the destruction is causes.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2018-11-13 11:45||   2018-11-13 11:45|| Front Page Top

#15 There is already to much flight from CA to other western states. Sadly, too many of them are liberals who want to migrate to states with lower costs of living. Once they get here they want to bring CA policies with them but they are too stupid to realize that the cost of living is low because we don't behave like California. Close the gates. Put signs up that CA mentalities are not welcome.
Posted by warthogswife 2018-11-13 12:43||   2018-11-13 12:43|| Front Page Top

#16 And the bow slips below the waves.

Guess the best we can hope for is this makes it easy to fast-track a law stating that leaving California a tax evasion crime.

Wonder how many 49'rs watch parties were going on in Austin TX last night?
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-11-13 13:24||   2018-11-13 13:24|| Front Page Top

#17 Bye bye.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-11-13 13:41||   2018-11-13 13:41|| Front Page Top

#18 The place falls apart now the Democrats own it, if it fell apart with a Republican in command trying desperately to fix things despite the legislature and the Republicans would be blamed.

Maybe true but cold comfort for those of us who live here.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-11-13 13:46||   2018-11-13 13:46|| Front Page Top

#19 What happens when California can't pay its bills and the US doesn't/can't bail them out. Do they start selling assets?

How can so many politicians play kick the can, especially the ones so close to the collapse.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-11-13 14:36||   2018-11-13 14:36|| Front Page Top

#20 let it burn
Posted by airandee 2018-11-13 15:14||   2018-11-13 15:14|| Front Page Top

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