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California Could Cut Off Feds In Response To Trump Threats

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posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:20 PM
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If they find a legal way to withhold paying federal taxes in response to Trump withholding federal funds it will be Callis win since Calli is a bread winner for the federal govt.




posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:38 PM
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originally posted by: ColaTesla
Send in the abram regiments and marines.

Make an short, sharp and swift example of the treasonous behaviour.



So you would eliminate Posse Comitatus just to make Trump look good?



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:38 PM
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originally posted by: charlyv

California unfortunately provides over 75% of all produce not including nuts and loonatics in the USA.


Then there's the wine.....


edit on 1/28/2017 by schuyler because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:39 PM
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originally posted by: Arizonaguy
Seems to me that tit for tat is a game California will lose at. Why even try? They recieve over 12 billion a year in HUD and SNAP funding. They stop sending the Feds tjeir share and this could be cut.


California is a net contributor to federal funds. If they stopped paying their federal taxes, and in return stopped seeing federal dollars their budget situation would improve.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:43 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

I'm guessing these people miss the part where if they are just going to ignore Federal law, then they can just be sent to jail.

I guess I missed the part in Civics class where a governor is exempt from the law.

Let the incarcerations begin!!!!




posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:44 PM
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a reply to: Aazadan

Except that pesky part where their politicians would be jailed.

Let's start this party!!!!!



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:45 PM
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originally posted by: babybunnies
Well, if Trump threatens withdrawing Federal money being sent to the State of California, then there's no reason that the State of California should uphold their money transfers back to Washington.

There are repercussions for Trump's actions, and he hasn't thought ANY of them through.


Nor have the nuts in California. California would go bankrupt within a few months. Just withdrawing the military bases alone would put the California economy into a tailspin. Realistically speaking, this is just liberal whining. Cooler heads will prevail. It's fun to discuss, though!



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:45 PM
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originally posted by: loveguy
Let's say they secede and become their own nation...

Hollywood, the main bread winner?

The cost of watching a movie will skyrocket!

You want some popcorn with those tears?

California is just a fictitious island anyway, nothing there is based on reality.


California won't secede. This talk is mainly about dollars. If it played out the way that's being proposed (it won't). California would maintain it's seats in Congress, the feds would stop collecting money from California, and your taxes would go up as a result.

Hollywood is a big industry for California, but the real money these days comes from Silicon Valley and the other tech offices throughout the state.

That said, nothing is going to happen. People are just shooting their mouths off because they don't like Trump.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:47 PM
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originally posted by: GreyScale
a reply to: Aazadan

Except that pesky part where their politicians would be jailed.

Let's start this party!!!!!



Why would they be jailed?



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 07:53 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

Never go full retard



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 08:04 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

Nothing but a lot of bluster, as far as I am concerned. They need federal funds for all of the programs they push, so threatening to withhold state funds seems a bit less than honest. What funds, exactly, do they intend to withhold? Personal income taxes from citizens? So, they want to see people in trouble for not paying taxes, that they have paid, in order to keep protecting illegal invaders?

The reason for this is clear. California holds a large number of the illegals in the country, which have lately been counted in the census, and that gives them more electoral votes. When these illegal invaders vote, as they are doing, that means California can change a national election. That's the goal. Power through cheating.

I say, cut them off, and keep them cut off, till they learn that the rules aply to them. Or, let them go, and see how they manage alone. They like illegal votes, so the illegals can vote to make California part of Mexico.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 08:06 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen
Sounds like a crazy jealous story.

How can anybody prevent payroll taxes ?





They'd have to get the banks to agree, and I don't see that happening.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 08:09 PM
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originally posted by: digital01anarchy
California makes its money off housing by having a housing shortage they can charge outrageous prices for housing right now i pay 1,200 a month rent for a one bedroom apartment. Getting rid of their sanctuary status would take away their artificial shortage on housing and prices would drop. The businesses that employ illegals would die out and someplaces would become a ghost town. California is dependent on illegal aliens and once the plug is pulled they are finished thats why


That's insane!!! We pay that for a house with between 2700 and 2800 sg ft!! Tons of space, for six people!!! You pay that for one bedroom??? Wow....knew it was bad, but didn't realize how bad!!!



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 09:09 PM
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I predict one of three things will happen.

California is making a lot of noise and never actually goes through with this. If so, Trump will cut off funding and California will cave, all the while screaming bloody murder.

Or...

California will follow through, in which case Trump will nationalize a Federal National Guard from the other states and send them to arrest every politician involved either on racketeering, tax evasion, or theft of government property. Sessions will prosecute, and all of them will wind up in jail.

Or...

California will follow through, officially secede, and mobilize their National Guard and law enforcement to protect their politicians. If this happens, Trump will send in the military and take them over by force. Their leaders will be arrested and charged with treason. The state assets will be seized, and martial law will be implemented until a new leadership can be elected under strict US scrutiny. All illegal aliens found in the state will be immediately deported. The remaining citizens will be left indigent and forced to sell their property to investors from other states. 50 years from now, Californians will have become the most despised people in the country, and will live with that label for the next century or so.

TheRedneck



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 09:30 PM
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It's not like we havent flipped the finger to the feds before. California isn't the only state doing it either. And since blue states are the ones the feds leech from the most, the threat of being cut off from the feds just aint what it used to be.

Since we are no longer the US of A, I am going to refer to this mess as "Trump-tardica" and leave it at that.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 09:34 PM
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And if things follow through like some here want it too...

A whole lot of Americans will die by the hands of Americans..

You lot seem perfectly happy with that idea, and it sickens me.. you need to wake up America, before the blood starts to flow.. your being led by your ego's and partisanship into civil chaos.

The rest of the world is watching, and honestly.. your being judged by your actions.. and its not looking all that good for you right now.. if this is "America being great again".. the real world wants no part of it.

You'll be all alone, killing each other for.. well im still trying to understand just what it is you still stand for anymore other than cracking skulls and destroying nations for profit.. and now you've turned on yourselves..

Your sick, you need help.. but your kicking the chairs and leaving the building cursing all those that try to stop your decline.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 09:53 PM
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Looks like Mexico and the globalists invasion plan of flooding the U.S. with illegals is working nicely. This is only the beginning, the anti-American forces are now forced into action, now that we have a President who dares to put America first.



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 10:00 PM
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We can be just like North and South Korea.

Keep Mexican families in the US from seeing their relatives in Mexico.

Trump = Kim Jong-un



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 10:34 PM
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originally posted by: Annee
We can be just like North and South Korea.

Keep Mexican families in the US from seeing their relatives in Mexico.

Trump = Kim Jong-un


Hyperbole much? Where did Trump state that he wanted to cut lawful travel?



posted on Jan, 28 2017 @ 10:49 PM
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originally posted by: Xarian6
And if things follow through like some here want it too...

A whole lot of Americans will die by the hands of Americans..

You lot seem perfectly happy with that idea, and it sickens me.. you need to wake up America, before the blood starts to flow.. your being led by your ego's and partisanship into civil chaos.

The rest of the world is watching, and honestly.. your being judged by your actions.. and its not looking all that good for you right now.. if this is "America being great again".. the real world wants no part of it.

You'll be all alone, killing each other for.. well im still trying to understand just what it is you still stand for anymore other than cracking skulls and destroying nations for profit.. and now you've turned on yourselves..

Your sick, you need help.. but your kicking the chairs and leaving the building cursing all those that try to stop your decline.

Bingo. There is no such thing as "patriotism", because no real patriot would stoop to supporting this kind of rabid violence over a state wanting independence. Doing so would violate their idea of ethics defined by patriotism, namely the freedom part.

I say let them have at it. Let them try to secede, and failing that, make them autonomous and thus a territory with significantly greater control over themselves. They can make do on their own, especially with more money in their pocket and far less going to DC. I believe the ratio is something like DC keeps 4/5 of what Cali sends them. Think about that. That means their federal bucks are much easier to deal without, when they don't have to ask for their money back in the first place.

And let Texas do the same, they've been itching for it since forever. If those 2 can have at least autonomy as territories, and prosper, it's a good sign we're doing the whole "united" thing very wrong. Maybe that's what detractors are afraid of.



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