You see it really does not make any sense why Southern California shouldn't be it own state for many reasons. Its 2 completely different places. North and South. South California has a lot. L.A. , Santa Monica, Hollywood Sunset Strip, Beaches. Queen Mary, among. Riverside, San Bernardino and all those mountains, Palm Springs all the great stuff. Northern CA? Umm. It think there's a Bridge and and prison? It just not the same. Southern California being it's own state? Yeah this make complete sense.
The distances between the 2 places, always made me wonder why it wasn't like that in the first place.. Even though this seems to be a right and left party argument yet once again. The thought in general is one of the best Ideas I've heard in a long time. Se the full article at the link below.
Accusing Sacramento of pillaging local governments to feed its runaway spending and left-wing policies, a Riverside County politician is proposing a solution: He wants 13 mostly inland, conservative counties to break away to form a separate state of "South California.''
Supervisor Jeff Stone, a Republican pharmacist from Temecula, called California an "ungovernable'' financial catastrophe from which businesses are fleeing and where taxpayers are being crushed by the burden of caring for welfare recipients and illegal immigrants.
"This has struck a chord with a lot of people in the state who have suffered economically,'' said Stone, adding that he has received thousands of emails supporting his proposal. "We know it's going to be a challenge to form a second state, but it's not a impossible. We're sending a message.''