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What do you think their chances are? I don't think the other regions would be too happy about that, but they problably would think that they are better without.
 
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Everybody needs to grow the hell up.

This wouldn't be an issue if the lovely state of Cali would just accept the fact they can't get their way all of the damn time.
 
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What do you think their chances are?
Just about zero. I live in California and if they get what they want I'd be living right by the border which doesn't sound fun. I feel like it'd be too much work, time, and effort for it to have any chance to take off or succeed in any way.
 
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LOL, sounds like a joke.
Also why are they saying 51st state? I thought there was currently 52 states in the US.
 
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It's California one of the most liberal states, "they" just want attention from what I can tell.
Hate to be that guy, but it is most likely the Republican side of things. Based on the this map of the 2016 Presidential election, the majority of the counties are Republican voting counties that want to separate themselves because the majority of the votes come from the big cities (LA, SF, etc) because they have the largest population density.
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LOL, sounds like a joke.
Also why are they saying 51st state? I thought there was currently 52 states in the US.
There are currently 50 United States (Hawaii being the most recent). You must be thinking of Puerto Rico, which is a US territory and is currently going through a period of political debate on whether they want to officially become a state, or if they want to just be there.
 
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Hate to be that guy, but it is most likely the Republican side of things. Based on the this map of the 2016 Presidential election, the majority of the counties are Republican voting counties that want to separate themselves because the majority of the votes come from the big cities (LA, SF, etc) because they have the largest population density.
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There are currently 50 United States (Hawaii being the most recent). You must be thinking of Puerto Rico, which is a US territory and is currently going through a period of political debate on whether they want to officially become a state, or if they want to just be there.
They're wanting to separate from certain people. Not trying to argue for the matter.. As it makes no damn sense to create a new state for such a petty reason. You'll still be a part of the same country, so what's the point?
 

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Texas is the only one allowed to angrily yell that they don't want to be part of the USA anymore!

Seriously, leave it to Californians to be attention seeking crybabies.

The California government is a joke. Everything gets taxed, everything is deemed as causing cancer, taxes on gas, taxes on those taxes. Yeah, what a great place to live.
 
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They're wanting to separate from certain people. Not trying to argue for the matter.. As it makes no damn sense to create a new state for such a petty reason. You'll still be a part of the same country, so what's the point?
From what I gather from the (oh so reliable) twittersphere, the majority of New Californians are feeling like they don't get any representation as their 55 (270 required to win, 531 total iirc, making 20% and 10% of votes respectively) electoral votes all go to the democratic party due to the overwhelming amount of people that live in L.A., San Francisco, and other large cities that vote democratic.
 

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Hate to be that guy, but it is most likely the Republican side of things. Based on the this map of the 2016 Presidential election, the majority of the counties are Republican voting counties that want to separate themselves because the majority of the votes come from the big cities (LA, SF, etc) because they have the largest population density.
election-2016-county-map.png

636517188742168377-011618-New-California-state-ONLINE-revised.png
Holy crap, I've been looking at that map wrong, I thought it was the other way around. Why do they want the good parts of california? Fuck I seriously don't want to be part of new california, it just sounds stupid. Thankfully this will most likely fail.
 
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Holy crap, I've been looking at that map wrong, I thought it was the other way around. Why do they want the good parts of california? Fuck I seriously don't want to be part of new california, it just sounds stupid. Thankfully this will most likely fail.
From what I gather from the (oh so reliable) twittersphere, the majority of New Californians are feeling like they don't get any representation as their 55 (270 required to win, 531 total iirc, making 20% and 10% of votes respectively) electoral votes all go to the democratic party due to the overwhelming amount of people that live in L.A., San Francisco, and other large cities that vote democratic.
 

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From what I gather from the (oh so reliable) twittersphere, the majority of New Californians are feeling like they don't get any representation as their 55 (270 required to win, 531 total iirc, making 20% and 10% of votes respectively) electoral votes all go to the democratic party due to the overwhelming amount of people that live in L.A., San Francisco, and other large cities that vote democratic.
It's almost like the electoral college is piping fresh bullshit that parties only like when it's convenient
 

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From what I gather from the (oh so reliable) twittersphere, the majority of New Californians are feeling like they don't get any representation as their 55 (270 required to win, 531 total iirc, making 20% and 10% of votes respectively) electoral votes all go to the democratic party due to the overwhelming amount of people that live in L.A., San Francisco, and other large cities that vote democratic.
Well, it IS a democratic state and all. Not like splitting will affect much.
 

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