Stories tagged: liberty state
Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Lest you think we’re the only region with a tiny but incurable case of the crackpot secessionist bug, cast your eyes toward rural Oregon.
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
For a brief moment, it seemed like U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib had something in common with state Rep. Matt Shea.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Volunteers pitched the idea of dividing Washington politically along the Cascades among booths selling hot tubs, handmade crafts and wood stoves Friday afternoon, the first day of the Spokane Interstate …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Proponents of a plan to split Washington into two states held their first news conference Tuesday evening in Moses Lake – an attempt, they said, to clear up misconceptions about …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Shea’s former legislative aide, Rene’ Holaday, said in a Wednesday episode of her “Liberty State Radio” podcast that volunteers have begun collecting petition signatures and handing out flyers at fairs …
Wed., May 29, 2019
It’s time to realize a common, constructive vision and strive toward it, not toward constant bickering. Giving us living laboratories is a first step. Give us Liberty State.
Sat., May 25, 2019
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan pumped his fist while leading his audience in an enthusiastic chant Thursday evening, seemingly offering full-throated support to a conservative secessionist movement that would turn …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019
A fundraising event for the proposed creation of a 51st state called Liberty started on a tense note Thursday evening as onetime loyalists of state Rep. Matt Shea held what …