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  •  of course but that doesn't stop the attempts (0+ / 0-)

    There have been at least 26 different proposals to split California.

    Perhaps the most radical suggestion, and also done facetiously, would make California a separate nation. This proposal was the brainchild of San Jose Mercury newsman Ted Bredt, who noted that California's resources and financial potential were larger than those of many nations.

    California. Legislature. Assembly. Office of Research.. 1992. Two new Californias: an equal division : historical and financial analysis. Sacramento, CA: Assembly Publications Office.

    DiLeo, Michael, and Eleanor Smith. 1983. Two Californias: the truth about the split-state movement. Covelo, CA: Island Press.  

    "...calling for a 5" deck gun is not parody. Not by a long shot." (gnaborretni)

    by annieli on Fri May 21, 2010 at 10:19:41 AM PDT

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