Last week, we shared claims by backers of the 51st State Initiative that the effort was an "OVERWHELMING success" even though it was rejected by six of the eleven counties that considered it. A lot of our buyers weren't convinced, with some energetically telling unhappy voters in the places that cast ballots for secession where to go....
Sean Bracken writes:
I think they should all get the hell out of Colorado, move to Kansas and let the state keep its land and allow the people who like the state no matter what to stay in it.
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