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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry


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u/biggestbroever Jan 14 '22

If this is communist california, sign me up


u/milk4all Jan 15 '22

If ever there was a state financially and socially ready to leave the union, it’s us. If it could be done without closing borders or too big a disruption to transport and trade, i wonder what that would look like with a few decades of preparation.


u/Hotshot2k4 Jan 15 '22

The last time some states were serious about leaving the union, it didn't end well though.


u/milk4all Jan 15 '22

Yeah im not advocating for it, to be clear. I am interested in what alternate reality Republic of California would look like