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Two More Colorado Counties Will Vote
on Whether to Secede From State

National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 8/20/2013 4:16:55 PM

A group of northern Colorado counties are taking more steps toward establishing the 51st state: Two more countries will ask residents if they want to secede the Centennial State on a ballot this fall. Phillips and Weld counties are the fourth and fifth counties to put the question for a vote, following Cheyenne, Sedgwick, and Yuma. Phillips and Weld county commissioners announced that they will place the question on the ballot, and both seem confident that residents will pass it. Weld County commissioner Sean Conway predicted locals will vote for secession by a 60–40 margin.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: formerNYer, 8/20/2013 4:21:29 PM     (No. 9483021)

They better pass a law that ex-kalifornians aren´t allowed to move to theis new state all they will screw it up just like they did to Colorado.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 8/20/2013 4:40:08 PM     (No. 9483042)

# 2, only if "North" takes the cesspool known as LA.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jond, 8/20/2013 4:47:36 PM     (No. 9483051)

The CA north-south split has been a topic of discussion for a long time, although an east-west split would make more sense (with apologies to the non-urban coastal counties).

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Reply 4 - Posted by: larryp, 8/20/2013 4:47:43 PM     (No. 9483052)

It might be East California, plus moving to the coast to snatch Orange Co, San diego, and Imperial county.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: volksford, 8/20/2013 5:00:21 PM     (No. 9483071)

You ever hear the saying give them an inch they will take a mile ? It´s time we learned to never give an inch to these so called progressives. These progressive pigs are busy tearing this country apart. We will see lots more of this sucession in the future and who can blame them ? Next..entire states.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: geoguy, 8/20/2013 5:08:45 PM     (No. 9483079)

Lived in Denver area in the 1980s and ´90s and saw the migration of Californians into the Denver/Boulder area. At that time Colorado was barely a "red" state.

At that time Boulder county would buy up farms and ranches for open-space and to stop housing developments. A farmer told me he sold out to the County because the suburbanites complained of the "smell". So, for the same money he bought twice the farm 60 miles to the northeast and moved away from his problems. Apparently, getting away from the "problems" lasted for only a few years.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 8/20/2013 5:19:41 PM     (No. 9483094)

We have a county in Texas that I´d like to see secede from the rest of us. Travis. Secede and we´ll build a fence around your "new state" for you.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: keekng, 8/20/2013 5:31:32 PM     (No. 9483111)

Hey #1, You better include New Yorkers in the hate speech!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JMEGrammy, 8/20/2013 6:58:38 PM     (No. 9483232)

I would love to see CA split! Us in the north to the right, and the south could go left! Maybe once, my vote would count here. Be careful when you bad mouth my state, what happened here, could easily happen in your state. There are many many conservatives in this beautiful state. It hurts to be called names... Think if it was you and your home of 60 years.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/20/2013 7:02:19 PM     (No. 9483236)

Colorado has fallen. In addition to the influx of California liberals, the state is crawling with illegals. The 3rd world hispanics established enclaves in Colorado, which triggered exponential chain migration. It worries me that my state --- Wyoming --- might fall to the same invasions. With its low population, it seems especially vulnerable.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rubinski, 8/21/2013 12:33:03 AM     (No. 9483532)

If they do it, I will move there and leave Arapahoe County behind. Good luck! Hope they do it.

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