Rod Pelton

51st State
8:00 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Eastern Colorado Community Has Had It With Liberal Colorado

Rod Pelton, a conservative county commissioner in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., grows wheat and dryland corn. He supports the secession movement, no matter how long it takes.
Credit Matthew Staver / nytimes.com

In the little eastern Colorado community of Cheyenne Wells, the coffee shop talk at Nan’s convenience store reveals locals have had it with gun control laws, marijuana shops, green energy policies, steps to embrace gay marriage and illegal immigrants according to a recent article in the New York Times.

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