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Some Western Md. Residents
Want To Form Their Own State

CBS News, by Mary Bubala

Original Article

Posted By:PChristopher, 2/12/2014 7:16:37 AM

A tale of two Marylands: Western Maryland and the rest of the state. Fed up with high taxes and gun control, some people want to break away and go it alone. Mary Bubala explains why they’re trying to form their own state. There’s a storm brewing over the beautiful mountains and valleys of Western Maryland. More and more people in those five counties say Governor Martin O’Malley is out of touch and they want to break away from the rest of the state. “I can’t imagine Maryland without Western Maryland,” said Governor Martin O’Malley.

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The Eastern Shore has no love for Annapolis, either, so please don´t lump current Eastern Shoremen and us Ex-Pats in with those liberals.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rustycfc, 2/12/2014 7:53:41 AM     (No. 9729033)

I live in Harford co. and will move to western Md.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mossley, 2/12/2014 7:56:23 AM     (No. 9729039)

It´s not Western Maryland that wants to leave Maryland; it´s every part of the state that´s not part of the Baltimore-DC corridor. The population density from the welfare recipients in those areas mean Md votes in a majority of Democrats, although most of the state is conservative.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 2/12/2014 8:05:38 AM     (No. 9729043)

There was at time when Democrats and Republicans had a whole lot in common. Such as love of country.

Then the Democrats changed in a hundred ways, deviating from the norm. Of course they lie, and state the opposite.

Oh, and lying as a matter of course is one of their newfound structures. (Clintoon, Obozo)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GrandmaP, 2/12/2014 8:05:58 AM     (No. 9729045)

I know some people from western Md. They are 180 degrees opposite those near the Capitol. No wonder there´s sentiment to break away. Good luck, people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 2/12/2014 8:07:36 AM     (No. 9729046)

My brief experience living in MD left me with the firm impression that #2 is closer to the truth. Montgomery County might as well be a Socialist Sister City for San Francisco or the People´s Republic of Berkeley.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/12/2014 8:09:35 AM     (No. 9729047)

OP, the Eastern Shore went for MaCauliffe and Lynwood Lewis in a BIG way, and the town of Cape Charles could give DC a run for it´s money vis-a-vis a disconnected local government running roughshod over the electorate´s wishes, and giving away Town assets to favored developers.

The Eastern Shore USED to be a vestige of the Old America, but entitlement-itis has taken over there.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 2/12/2014 9:29:03 AM     (No. 9729161)

Like #1, I grew up in Harford County and it just ain´t right that Baltimore City and suburban DC carry the entire state.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dman, 2/12/2014 10:21:29 AM     (No. 9729224)

A problem common to many states, including CA, NY, FL, and several more. Liberals and their "dependents" tend to congregate along large bodies of water. Things change from blue to red as you move inland.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 2/12/2014 10:46:24 AM     (No. 9729256)

This Balkanization of our nation is worrying. The slavery issue of the 21st century is whether to remain chained to those who use the reins of government to take from one to give to another, or to live as free people exercising their God-given rights.

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