Brilliant idea!!! Take Milwaukee and just cut a border from that maybe about 10 miles inland then go all the way to Gary and make it its own state. Hell Quinn can govern that and then Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana would be rid of voter fraud. There aren't enough criminals in East St. Louis and Carbondale to screw us over if we have the suburbs and the non city vote.
Also get rid of the needless construction. O.P. is completely a wreck and has been for over a year with construction so the stupid Mayor can build condos that no one will buy. It used to take 5 minutes to drive to my dad's house now I have to take 15 minutes because I have to go completely out of my way to avoid the construction. Makes me want to move back to Naperville.
Original credit for the make new states idea goes to Auh2orepublican though I’m so strongly in favor of it that sometimes I forget it’s not mine. ;p
It’s a shame that such major reorganization of government is but a pipe a dream that most people would regard as fancy. Even carving out new counties or going to a consolidated city-county is a difficult process. Various proposals to split up Cook county have been made and never go anywhere. A state legislator in Cali proposed spiting the state a few years ago (this needs to happen, Cali is ungovernable).
There hasn’t been a serious movement to carve a new state from existing states since the Jefferson state movement in Northern Cali/Oregon that may have eventually succeeded if not for World War 2 coming along.
There a site that has calculated how this state would have voted for President. Mostly Republican.
Forgot to mention the attempted succession of the Valley from LA to form a new city. It passed in the Valley itself but unjustly it needed the approval Los Angeles at large and of course it was thus voted down. The left in LA didn’t wanna lose those taxpayers, that’s the same reason Chicago would never let the Republican suburbs leave Cook County. I believe in local self determination, they shouldn’t have a say. Separating normal people from urban democrat sheep as much as possible would be great for the country.