Thursday, April 5, 2007


It seems that it's not bad enough we have 535 volunteer generals in Washington D.C. (minus various R's and a I or 2), now we have a whole State that thinks it should run things:
Top California Democrat seeks vote on Iraq war
Thu Apr 5, 2007 5:01PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's top Democratic legislator called on Thursday for voters to call for an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in a ballot measure for the state's 2008 presidential primary election.

"We do not have to be on the streets of Berkeley or on the streets of Oakland," state Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata said. "We can now use the ballot box."

During the Vietnam War, both Northern Californian cities hosted frequent anti-war demonstrations, but with students today not threatened by a draft as they were in the 1960s, the Iraq war has not sparked the same level of public response.(link)

Do you think if we can talk California into seceding (independently or as a part of Greater Mexico) that maybe the feds will just ignore it?
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