Business Economy Is ‘Calexit’ a good thing for the economy?

Bullet train as a federal investment sought by California.

Question: Would California be better off economically as an independent state?

Bob’s Answer: NO

Food prices would skyrocket as shipping would be considered international and the U.S. government would likely impose tariffs. Tourism would suffer as individuals without passports  — about 50 percent of U.S. citizens do not have passports —  or those angry with California would not visit. The impact on the U.S. is also dire as California has a huge economy. The bottom line is that this is an absurd idea for both the U.S. and California.

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