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Northern California County Votes To Secede From State

Takes note of similar movement in Northern Colorado. Newspaper downplays vote as "symbolic' because it would require state and congressional approval. Anyone know the law on that? Seems to me that if you secede from the state, you've seceded from the Union.


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.

The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Tuesday for a declaration of secession, the Record Searchlight of Redding reported.


Another proposal that came up two years ago in Riverside County called on more than a dozen mostly conservative counties to break off and form the state of South California.

Voters in some Colorado counties are also considering secession. The issue is on the ballot in at least three counties.

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This has very good chance.....

From the south, in Humboldt County, CA. to the No. of Coos County, Or. to as far East as Siskiyou Co. CA. and beyon.

Is all Constitutional Sheriff territory.

These counties together form a good sized State.

The State of Jefferson II

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

Neo-federalist bump, #2 (hashtag? no. NUMBER or POUND!)

Among the very first political lies in American history was the name of the so-called "Federalist" party, which in fact was not federalist at all, but nationalist. The actual federalists, the Jeffersonian and Madisonian republicans, were left without a proper name, so they chose the almost meaningless Democratic-Republican moniker.

Anyway, viva Jefferson, viva Cascadia, viva Astoria, viva Alta California, vive Quebec libre, Kurdistan hu akbar, Namaste Kashmir, and viva Mackinack!

Et (ad circum infinitum) cetera, as I've likely left out hundreds of secessionist and micro-nationalist movements....

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West of 89
a novel of another america

I propose the State of Sierra Nevada

The High Sierran counties, California Republic


I'm in. Sierra Nevada it is!

Jefferson Lives! The XX is on the move.

It would be even better if it was secession from the union.

First saw this posted at www.uniondissolved.com

THIS "51st State" would solve A LOT of CA's problems


and ignore the northern 4 Counties and the Southern 2 Counties which would be in a different state.

"First rule of Government Spending: Why build one when you can have 2 at twice the price?"
-S.R. Hadden

If I could make a new state from NorCal & South Oregon

1. All state races non-partisan
2. All races instant Runoff Voting
3. Unicameral, Part-time Legislature
4. Governor has ONE 6-year non-re-electable term
5. Strong Lt. Governor w/ ONE 4-year non-re-electable term
6. No State Income tax & No property Taxes
7. No Pension/retirement Benefits for state officials
8. Governor Gets Line item veto.
9. No-Victim No-Crime Legal System
10. All responsibilities not delegated to the State reside with the Counties.


"First rule of Government Spending: Why build one when you can have 2 at twice the price?"
-S.R. Hadden

I always found it odd that

I always found it odd that everyone likes to think you have to get permission from the ruling body in order to secede. That never has made much sense to me because the ruling body will almost always say no making it pointless. Not to mention that little conflict a couple hundred years ago.
So what are they going to do anyway if the counties vote to leave? Send in the national guard and arrest all the council people? I am sure that would go over real well.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

El Dorado Co. says yea to secession

Support our liberty loving Sheriff D'Agostini.

D'Agostinu is

The model sheriff for the rest of the country...hes truly awake!!!

I live in Orange County

And I would move to Northern California if it was NOT represented by Sacromento. Corporations write the laws now for California, like the "hands free" law for driving and talking on the cell phone, which was written by the blue tooth and other wireless head set companies.


state of jefferson territory is way north of sacramento
it is ron paul country

You Got That Right !

Click here and scroll way down to see the proposed map of "The State of Jefferson:"



State Of Jefferson

just before Pearl Harbor the territory of very Northern CA and very Southern Oregon were all set to become a new state - Jefferson.
But the war started and the other state got in ....
This is a really cool area of the country and I hope they can pull off. I would hope one day the State Of Jefferson would be born.
State of Jefferson - A State of Mind.


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Thank you for the link! This has been going on for quite a

while, it's really great.



This made me smile~ Sonoma County, North California has a nice ring to it..

Daughter of 1776 American Revolutionists

Eldorado county next?!

Please make el dorado county the next to leave. I'm happy to be part of Nevada


be out of Sacramento lickity split if that were to ever happen!!!

It will only be allowed

if the break away counties cost more to keep than they give the state in tax revenue.

So they better start demanding more state resources and dry up the revenue. Otherwise, I doubt the thugs will let them go.

Posted 7 Hours Ago

You sure did, thank you for your time to post for us. I am

looking to leave California for numerous reasons. I would consider northern CA if they are successful. I am looking at southern Oregon along the coast at present.


This Is Awesome !!!

Thanks for the post.

I think if a few more counties which were tipping this way

...before go all the way, and link it as well to Syria, it would get some attention and maybe start something. It is obvious, more than ever before, that this government no longer works for the American people but for AIPAC and Israel. They are willing to even risk a world war.

Many cities and towns tried resolutions against the Iraq War, for impeachment, etc., but they are nonbinding and the powers just laugh these off. Let's see if a growing number of localities saying ENOUGH and threatening to erode the tax base will get their attention. The federal government and the American people have nothing in common anymore.

Release the Sandy Hook video.

they aren't leaving the United States

they want to form a new state like West Virginia did when the broke away from Virginia

No we want to do it constitutionally and legally

Not like West Virgina's unconstitutional split. It is only an illegal de facto state and constitutionally still part of Virgina. As Lincoln said regarding W.V, he only obeyed the constitutional when it suited him.