If we’re being geographically honest, much of what we regard as the Left Coast is just that: coastline.
The effete, uber-liberal fops that command far more attention and money than what’s good for them are largely concentrated along the coastline of southern and central
And it’s that area that controls much of the tax-and-spend, regulate-to-death policies coming out of Sacramento.
And their more conservative, small-government cousins in the plains and deserts have had enough.
So they’ve officially declared independence from the People’s Republic of California and have begun the official process, via the U.S. Constitution, of forming a new
Before we dismiss this as fanciful thoughts of a bygone era, it’s been done before.
Here’s more from Redstate…
There’s a new effort to split California into more than one state, but this time, a Declaration of Independence has been drafted. That’s right — rural California (aka Not The Coast) wants to declare independence from high tax-voting, sexual harassy, far left California. And not just geographically far left.
CBS reports that New California is doing things properly — not with petitions and Facebook campaigns, but via Article 4, Section 3 of the United States Constitution. New California movement founder Tom Reed said, “We have to demonstrate that we can govern ourselves before we are allowed to govern.”
Do not confuse this with CalExit, which wants to leave the Union and disassociate itself from Flyover Country. From New California’s statement, made yesterday:
“With faith, diligence, and our sacred honor, we do hereby declare our Unity with Natural Law and the United States of America’s Constitution.”