NORTHERN COLORADO AS THE 51st STATE? OIL RICH CONSERVATIVE COUNTIES TO BREAK OFF FROM LIBERAL COUNTIES…I SAY SURE!

Yep, and some of Kansas might join them! Woot!

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What's it all about? Most of the state's energy revenue comes from state-owned lands in the disaffected counties - money that pays for policies that the region's voters don't like

The oil and gas of their discontent: Will 10 energy-rich, conservative Colorado counties break off to form the 51st U.S. state?

By David Martosko PUBLISHED: , 12 July 2013

Votes in the Colorado General Assembly and the U.S. Congress and a referendum of all Coloradans are all that stands between 10 counties in the Rocky Mountain State and the dream of breaking off to form the 51st U.S. state. If that sounds difficult, it’s because it is.

But county officials in 10 of Colorado’s 64 counties are talking about founding ‘North Colorado‘ and asking for formal recognition as a state.

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