"Radical decentralization has got to be a big part of any solution to
what ails America, and busting up the country into its 50 constituent
states would be a step in the right direction"
I'm for it - with one exception - the state boundaries are artificial.
We have states and cities bordering each other on rivers. The lines
should be drawn around a more natural "bio-region" as they say.
For example the right size for where I live would be the Columbia
Radical decentralization would be the best move this country could
make. All the more reason it will never happen, in this cynic's