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Reader: I'm not proud to share Colorado with the counties that want to secede

Our item about the

counties that voted to secede from Colorado

to

create the 51st state

riled up readers in a big way -- and even though the move is mostly symbolic, a lot of the posts can be summed up by the phrase "Good riddance." Here's one of many examples.

Alyssa Stump writes:

Let the hillbillies secede, but we will not be South Colorado [so] those bitches have to be North Colorado. I have been to all of those counties. Having lived in Logan county, and I'm not too sure I'm proud that I share a state with them anyway :|

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