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Group Calling for Maryland Counties to Secede

September 13th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

A group is calling for five western Maryland counties to secede and form their own state.  Scott Strzelczyk, leader of the Western Maryland Initiative, says people are fed up with the liberal majority and want an “amicable divorce.” He wants to live in a smaller state, with more “personal liberty, less government intrusion, less federal entanglements.” The five counties — Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Carroll — represent just 11 percent of Maryland’s population, but the majority of their registered voters are Republicans in a heavily Democratic state.  A guest on WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” Wednesday, Strzelcyk acknowledged that its an uphill battle-  but  says he intends to make the effort and hopes others join the cause….


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