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Six-state proposal should be taken seriously, but it's just so hard to
Six-state proposal should be taken seriously, but it's just so hard to

Splitting California into six chunks is still a crackpot idea, but maybe it's time to start taking this semi-seriously. That's because 1.3 million California voters have signed petitions to place the nutty notion on the ballot, its rich promoter says. So it's a good bet the proposal will land there. But not until November 2016. That means we've got to hear about this doomed fantasy for another two-plus years. Delaying the statewide vote for two years, rather than placing it on the upcoming ballot, will give everyone time "to sort of stomach" the six-state concept, says its sponsor, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Timothy Draper. "It gives people...

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