Give Congress a simpler plan. Let Tim Draper's team draw the boundaries again. Six new states is the dream but achieving half that number would be a miracle. Inspirational state names might focus the voters more on the many positives of birthing new states. And three states allows Puerto Rico to even the score.
In every election I've seen, politicians only come to California with their hand out and give us nothing in return. In the meantime, "battle ground" states are flooded with billions of dollars to sway their votes because of the competitive split of voters . Desperate politicians pay attention to those states and focus all their promises and money on them. Democrats take California for granted and Republicans write off ...more »