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Northern California County Board Votes For Secession From State
KCBS ^ | Sep 4, 2013 | CBS San Francisco

Posted on 09/09/2013 7:30:23 AM PDT by kevcol

YREKA (CBS/AP) – Supervisors in a far Northern California county where residents are fed up with what they see as a lack of representation at the state capitol and overregulation have voted in favor of separating from the state.
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They want other rural counties in Northern California and Southern Oregon to join them in the creation of a new state called the State of Jefferson.

(Excerpt) Read more at sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; jefferson; northerncalifornia; northerncolorado; oregon; secession; siskiyou; siskiyoucounty; stateofjefferson


related: ‘North Colorado’ secession movement inches forward

1 posted on 09/09/2013 7:30:23 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

And what weight will this have in the scheme of things?

Let’s say they create their own legislature/executive/capital/judicial system and refuse to pay taxes to Sacramento, what then?


2 posted on 09/09/2013 7:32:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: kevcol
If West Maryland, North Colorado and Jefferson are successful and they can get four more to join them, SHAZAM Obama will be correct.

57 STATES.

3 posted on 09/09/2013 7:35:25 AM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama’s,”Fundamentally Change America” prophecy coming to fruition?


4 posted on 09/09/2013 7:35:58 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Tupelo

Is there a secession movement in western Maryland?

I went to college at Frostburg years ago. I know that people there thought they were very disconnected from the rest of Maryland. But didn’t know anybody wanted to see Allegany and Garrett Counties leave Maryland.


5 posted on 09/09/2013 7:40:39 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SeekAndFind

“Let’s say they create their own legislature/executive/capital/judicial system and refuse to pay taxes to Sacramento, what then?”

They create the Army of Northern California to defend their rights...

And then maybe we do a replay of 1861-1865, on a smaller scale.

And maybe this time, with the Union Army of California, under incompetent Hollywood command, the Union side loses...


6 posted on 09/09/2013 7:44:09 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Maybe Florida could go next. Split off Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties (solid blue) as South Florida and the rest of the state would be safely red forever.


7 posted on 09/09/2013 7:44:37 AM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: kevcol

2 new conservative U.S. Senators?


8 posted on 09/09/2013 7:48:27 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (Border Fence Obamacare!)
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To: CondorFlight

RE: They create the Army of Northern California to defend their rights...

I wonder if the California National Guard will object to invading the state of Northern California...

And I wonder even more if Jerry Brown will have the cojones to invade.

And one even more complicated scenario — how will this play out at the FEDERAL level?

How can they apply to be the 51st state with their own 2 Senators and Congressmen? Will we now have 102 senators in DC?

And what are the RAMIFICATIONS for the United States were they to succeed?

There is a budding secessionist movement in Colorado and Texas as well...

Heck even Long Island in NY state has an incipient secession movement going on...


9 posted on 09/09/2013 7:50:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: kevcol
Would that the reverse were possible and states could expel the distasteful counties to their own fate. Texas comes to mind. (Of course, we'd have to then relocate our capital to a less San Fransicko-like place than Austin.)
10 posted on 09/09/2013 7:56:49 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Tupelo
Um, he thought there were 58. "We've been to 57 States and have 1 more to go to."

There's always a province from Canada that may secede. Quebec.

11 posted on 09/09/2013 7:58:10 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: SeekAndFind

every tinpot mayor or county commissioner will start to have fantasies of being their own governor or senator.

The key is not leave the USA just California.


12 posted on 09/09/2013 8:05:58 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kevcol

Sick of Conservatives doing this. It is cowardly. It is cut and run. It is the antithesis of Conservatism.


13 posted on 09/09/2013 8:23:27 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: lonevoice

Is it time for eastern Washington to finally push for secession from ultra liberal western Washington?


14 posted on 09/09/2013 9:24:33 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: Pride in the USA

Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon join together to form a more realistic representation of their conservative population.


15 posted on 09/09/2013 9:46:31 AM PDT by Liberty Wins ( The average lefty is synapse challenged)
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To: Real Cynic No More
2 new conservative U.S. Senators?

Exactly why it will never happen in Congress. Keeping newer States large in area compared to the Northeast was part of the grand compromise from the time the Constitution was drafted.

16 posted on 09/09/2013 11:19:51 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: kevcol

Modoc County voted yesterday 4-0 to join Siskiyou in the creation of a new state. I understand that it is on Butte County’s agenda next.


17 posted on 09/25/2013 4:42:17 PM PDT by marsh2
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