I think the United States has to secede from the state of California.
Imagine how much better off the rest of us would be without being unequally yoked to the former Golden State.
Everyone knows California is economically and morally bankrupt. That’s not to say there aren’t a lot of nice, hard-working, moral people in the state. There are. Millions of them, in fact. But they are not in control of their state. It’s being run by people who are insane.
Imagine how good Election Day would have looked if not for California. While the rest of the country was rejecting retread politicians, California elected Jerry Brown as governor and sent Barbara Boxer back to Washington as senator. Do I need to say more?
And here’s the latest from the Left Coast: The California Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that illegal immigrants are entitled to in-state tuition in public colleges and universities.
Did you hear what I said?
People who are in California unlawfully get breaks on tuition not available to citizens in neighboring states!
You don’t suppose this will serve as a magnet for more illegal immigration, do you?
Or is that precisely what the elite in California want?
Do they want their state to look more and more like a Third World country?
Do they want to go bankrupt faster?
Even if such a decision were right and just, where would California government find the extra money?
It’s broke, right?
Aren’t they furloughing state workers now?
Doesn’t California already have the highest state income tax in the country – even more than New York?
But, of course, the decision is not right and just
It’s wrong and unjust.
And that’s why I say it’s time for separation with California.
It was nice while it lasted, but the state has become a burden to the rest of us. It’s mooching. It’s a sponge. It’s also oppressing the other 49 states by advancing wacky agendas that impact all of us.
Look, I think I have a pretty good perspective on this as someone who lived in California for 25 years.
America and California have irreconcilable differences. California has committed adultery by playing the harlot in its unfaithfulness to the U.S. Constitution and the principles upon which this country was founded.
I know, usually when we think of secession, we think of a state or a group of states breaking away from the union. But, in this case, remaining wed to California means the rest of us become more like her. And I don’t think Americans want that fate.
There are plenty of Californians who deserve to be part of America. It’s just not the Arnold Schwarzeneggers and the Jerry Browns and the Nancy Pelosis and the Barbara Boxers and the Dianne Feinsteins.
There’s plenty of room for California refugees in the other 49 states – people who want to work hard, pay their dues, be entrepreneurs, take risks, invest capital wisely, be good stewards of their property.
What do you think?
Is this a movement that has legs?
I still think there’s hope for America, but not if we are dragged down continuously by a state that is out of control, one that is sucking the very lifeblood from the country like some parasitic leech.
Maybe you don’t like the idea of having an uneven 49 states.
I have a solution for that, too.
Even though California is overwhelmed by the populations in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, there are millions of Californians living in more rural parts of the state who might just want to stay with the union – seceding themselves from the monster their state has become.
You see, I have it all figured out.