Eastern Oregon Exploring Seecession to Idaho
Article from The Daily Caller by Virginia Kruta.
Several counties in eastern Oregon have mounted an initiative to move the state’s border, making them part of the neighboring state of Idaho.
Citing a very different culture, citizens in the more rural eastern counties of Oregon said that the laws passed in the progressive urban center of Portland have been at best unhelpful to their families and their way of life — and their solution, it seems, is to flip several of the more conservative counties into Idaho, moving the state’s border.
Fox News correspondent William La Jeunesse explained the initiative during a Tuesday morning segment of “America’s Newsroom.”
“They live in the same state but different worlds with conservatives in rural Oregon wanting a divorce from the liberals in Portland. Make part of it Idaho,” La Jeunesse explained, noting that those in favor of the move had taken a smart tack by going from county to county rather than attempting a statewide initiative.
Read the entire article at The Daily Caller.
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I hope they are allowed to secede and join Idaho. I hope more OR counties join them especially those on the border of northern Calif.. The sooner all this takes place the sooner the State of Jefferson can be created,..though it may be more difficult if all those counties join Idaho. No matter, Portland will soon be another San Francisco.
What will this do to the Electoral College?
Nothing as satisfying as looking Kate straight in the eye, hooking one’s thumb nail under the maxillary central incisors and doing an arms’ length…FLICK!