Secession

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Voters In California Contemplate Forming New State

Residents of California’s largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

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Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.

11/23/2012

The State of South California. (credit: CBS)

Supervisor Sets Aside Calif. Secession Proposal to Gain Support for Summit

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone Tuesday set aside a proposal calling for a convention to discuss splitting up California, winning unanimous approval instead to host a summit where representatives from cities and counties can exchange ideas about how to make the state function better.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

The State of South California. (credit: CBS)

Official Calls For Riverside, 12 Other Counties To Secede From California

Supervisor Jeff Stone says the idea — which has been called a “crazy distraction” — would allow officials to focus on securing borders, balancing budgets, and boosting the economy.

07/01/2011

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