Visit CNP at Politicon

The unconventional political convention July 29 & 30 | Pasadena Convention Center CNP will host a table in the Democracy Village exhibitor space all weekend. Stop by to chat, pick up some literature, change your voter registration, make a donation, and buy cool CNP merch. Get the details here. #politicon

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2017 Convention in San Francisco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Margo Drgos, Acting Press Secretary California National Party 310-849-5857 Margo.Drgos@CaliforniaNational.Party Click here to register for the Convention. California National Party to Hold August Convention SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2017)  –  The California National Party has scheduled its next San Francisco convention for August 13 at the recently renovated Betty Ong Rec Center […]

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First Issue of “The Grizzly” !

Welcome to the inaugural edition of “The Grizzly”.  This is a new publication that is interested in the concept of Independence for California. I have noticed ever since the independence movement has ramped up in California, a lot of misinformation has been spread about the concept.  Considering that 1 in 3 Californians support independence for California, the […]

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California National Party Stands In Solidarity With Victims of Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Don Gomez (760) 893-6775 donald.gomez82@gmail.com   California National Party Stands In Solidarity With Victims of Charlottesville SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2017) Last weekend in Charlottesville, VA dozens were injured and three killed in connection with the “Unite the Right” Rally taking place there. Rally attendees, many of whom came armed […]

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A Successful Path to a Peaceful Secession

IndependentCalifornia.net looks at the key elements of peaceful independence movements: http://independentcalifornia.net/portfolio-item/a-successful-path-to-a-peaceful-secession/ Robert young, a professor of political science, wrote an interesting paper about how peaceful secessions happen. In it, he analyzes various secessions from the past and theorized that the long term success of the peaceful ones depended on their fitting a general pattern. He […]

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California is different and Trump’s election proves it

Telam, an Argentinian magazine, interviews Jay Rooney on the CNP and our path to independence.  Note that the article is in Spanish, the excerpt below was translated.  http://www.telam.com.ar/notas/201702/180488-california-independencia-partido-nacional-trump-migracion-jay-rooney.html “…for every dollar that Californians pay in taxes, they get about 78 cents, when other states like Mississippi get between 2 and 4 dollars for every green […]

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An independent California? In the age of Trump, some want just that

From The New Daily, in Australia An independent California would be a progressive powerhouse that could rival the world’s largest economies, according to supporters of a growing breakaway movement. Calls for an independent California – dubbed ‘#Calexit’ – have grown louder since Donald Trump swept to power in November, prompting serious coverage in American news media. With the President’s hardline […]

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Dreamin’ of independence from Trump’s America

Our LA chapter co-chair, Linda Daly, writes for the SF Chronicle on how the election of Donald Trump prompted her to work for Californian independence. I had not been politically active on the national level in years. Sure, I voted for whom I felt best represented my position, but sometimes it was just to retain the […]

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Constitutional Loopholes for Independence – Medium

How the U.S. could set a state free, without a constitutional amendment Could the United States let a state become an independent country, if the political will existed to do so? Or would such an effort founder on the United States’ extremely high bar for amending its constitution? In this article, I’m going to demonstrate […]

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To Calexiters: A Message from a Comrade in Colorado

Dear Calexiters, I have to say that I’m overjoyed that secession is being stolen from the right (in all due respect to Vermont), but I’m disappointed California is ignoring some of its natural allies to the North and near East.  Demographic and migratory shifts are creating a progressive ” J” of states, where the West Coast is being joined […]

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Whether Or Not Calexit Happens, Californians Can And Should Lead A Revolution | GOOD

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election night win, progressives across the country have struggled to understand how they fit into a large swath of the country that expressly rejects liberal values. Californians seem particularly at odds with red state priorities, as evidenced by the fact that Hillary Clinton’s 2.6 million popular vote lead largely […]

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Californian Independence: An idea whose time is now

I’ve been sitting on the blog post below for a few days now. I held off on publishing it because I was aware that my views were evolving more rapidly than I was comfortable with, and I don’t like to put things out there that I can’t ultimately stand behind. I’m hitting the “publish” button […]

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Catalonia leader vows 2017 referendum on Spain independence – BBC News

The president of Catalonia [Catalunya] vows to hold a referendum on independence in 2017. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont promised a “legal and binding” vote in his televised New Year’s speech. A consultative ballot in 2014, which recorded a large majority for independence, was ignored by Spain. Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has again ruled out the […]

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Californians use SNP independence plan in bid to break away from USA

by Greg Russell, Journalist / @MediaNetScot http://www.thenational.scot/politics/15023349.Californians_use_SNP_independence_plan_in_bid_to_break_away_from_USA/ THE independence-seeking California National Party (CNP) is basing its strategy on that used by the SNP in the 2014 referendum campaign as it works to become a recognized party with its own place on polling forms. Jed Wheeler, vice chair of the CNP, was in Scotland as an indyref […]

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California has good reasons to secede, but a noble reason to stay

The LA times discusses some of the arguments around independence before concluding that we should give up our goal of having a sane government that actually represents us so we can “Save America.”  Never mind that we are far too under-represented in America to actually save America from anything! As early as 1803, Federalists in […]

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What would happen if California had a ‘Calexit’ – Business Insider

Life in California could be surprisingly normal if ‘Calexit’ happens and the state secedes from the US Ready for “Calexit”? Here’s what life in California would be like if the state seceded from the union. Source: What would happen if California had a ‘Calexit’ – Business Insider

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CALIFORNIA IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING SECEDING FROM THE USA

Both USA Today and Time Magazine have reported that a movement in California to secede from the Union is gaining serious momentum.#wellbye Source: CALIFORNIA IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING SECEDING FROM THE USA

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Does California need to secede? – 48 hills

Maybe not … but we need to start thinking and acting as if we are entirely on our own and prepare now for the coming crisis Source: Does California need to secede? – 48 hills

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After Donald Trump victory, Oregonians submit ballot proposal to secede from the union | OregonLive.com

Two days after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, two Portlanders have submitted a petition for a 2018 ballot initiative to have Oregon secede from the United States. Source: After Donald Trump victory, Oregonians submit ballot proposal to secede from the union | OregonLive.com

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The Left Embraces Secession With CalExit | Mises Wire

One of the potential silver linings from the surprising victory for Donald Trump is the hope that a Republican White House will resurrect the left’s distrust of the Federal government. Source: The Left Embraces Secession With CalExit | Mises Wire

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