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I think I would have chosen a warmer location for the first California Embassy. Maybe somewhere like Hawai'i.

California gained an embassy in Russia last weekend, at least in the eyes of those who have promised to seek a statewide vote on secession, nicknamed "Calexit," in 2018.

Louis Marinelli, a San Diego resident who is the leader of the group promoting an effort to turn the state into an independent country , organized the Moscow event that was publicized on social media.

"We want to start laying the groundwork for a dialogue about an independent California joining the United Nations now," he said in an email Monday.

Marinelli is currently working as an English teacher in Russia, and said he is there working on immigration issues related to his wife, who is a Russian national.

The effort faces the longest of odds, requiring not only initial approval by California voters in 2018 but a subsequent special election in 2019. Even if successful then, the proposal would have to pass difficult if not insurmountable legal obstacles.

Marinelli said he's not discouraged by the high hurdles.

"All major social and political movements in this country take time and inevitably have to overcome failures and setbacks before they are ultimately successful," he said.

http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-calexit-organizers-say-they-ve-opened-1482187671-htmlstory.html


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California and Russia don't seem compatible

I thought homosexuality was still considered a mental illness in Russia

I believe it is, but I am not certain of that. The one thing that is surprising is that aren't many of the residents of California blaming Russia from thwarting their voter will? Maybe it is a case of keeping your enemies closer. Alternatively, I could be a case that this guy is having difficulty with the US immigration process, and is looking for a way to get around it. I wonder if he is a member here?


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The only thing they ever did cool was elect the Terminator Governor

oh yes

The Playboy Mansion Cool defined for many decades

The Terminator fired almost all the California Nursing Board for being ineffective back in his day, He wasn't scared to make some heads roll

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The Terminator fired almost all the California Nursing Board for being ineffective back in his day, He wasn't scared to make some heads roll

oooooo. are you on the the alex jones terminator 20/20 wagon??? that's been a long time coming. not quite how muh boi alex said it would play out though. friggin turncoat.

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If I remember correctly the local news did a story on him and I don't mean the LA Times because they are barely news. But he has lived in Russia for a while now, and has even filed for citizenship for Russia. So he is very pro-russian and has not been back in California for a while now. So he is living in Moscow that is why there is a Calexit embassy opening there which is probably his house.

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Great, another delusional fella. I am going to go out on a limb here(not really) and predict secession will never happen.


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Great, another delusional fella. I am going to go out on a limb here(not really) and predict secession will never happen.

If we were going to have Obama hand chosen successor Killary take over the Presidency I was ready for Texas to succeed.

Texas succeeded back during the Northern Oppression.

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If we were going to have Obama hand chosen successor Killary take over the Presidency I was ready for Texas to succeed.

Texas succeeded back during the Northern Oppression.

Are you saying Texas hasn't been successful all these years? :rofl:

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