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Comment: This is not going away: Two more counties want to join

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This is not going away: Two more counties want to join

...and be a part of the proposed new state, and two in Kansas.

Denver and the surrounding area is so statist, and the more rural counties more freedom-loving. Why should they be forced to stay together and be ruled by ex-Califorians who are ruining Colorado the same way they ruined the state they fled?

This is an important story for me for a couple of reasons. It embodies two of the seven pillars of Localism ( one story. Immigrants from other states have come to overwhelm the locals, now the locals want to break away. Immigration and the right to re-associate (without the need for approval from Congress or the people who you wish to dis-associate from) at the county level are two of the pillars.

Localism is for people who can still sleep at night even though somebody they don't know in a city they have never been is doing things differently. ("Localism, A Philosophy of Government" on Amazon for Kindle or Barnes and Noble ebook websites)