Statehood for Egypt: Cairo the state capitol.

Posted in the Cairo Forum

“I just hate stupid people”

Since: Apr 07


#1 Jul 7, 2012
I am a strong believer that in order for Southern Illinois to grow and prosper that the bottom 16 counties must secede from the state of Illinois and form a new state, our nickname is Egypt and that should be the name of our new state, and like Egypt, Cairo must be the capitol.
Chicago runs the state of Illinois and doesn't care about the very bottom of the state.
We have a university at Carbondale, we could rename Egyptian university and still keep the Egyptian dog Saluki as the motto.
Cairo at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers should have been a large city and still could be under the right conditions.
Southern Illinois "aka" Egypt will never be able to reach it's potential as long as Chicago is running things, we need statehood!
We are rich in coal, oil, gas and farming, and have a national forest for tourism and two mighty rivers at our shores on the left and the right to carry prosperity to our state.
Cairo must be the capitol, The Gateway to the South, and i believe if we had our own state, that not only could we rebuild Cairo but all of Egypt with our people working for our benefit as opposed to Chicago calling the shots.
This is a serious issue for me and i hope for others as well who want real change and a chance to forge our own destiny.
This would also add a little pride in Cairo and give the young something to look forward to.
It is possible with a little determination and a united voice.
Think about it, i am right, besides our "new" license plates would look cool with a pyramid in the center with contrasting colors of a golden pyramid and light blue sky overhead.

Cairo, IL

#2 Jul 7, 2012
Another jokester in the mix. Egypt. No way. Not an original bone in your body.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Cairo Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
yank brown (Oct '14) May 1 birdman89 12
cutmart K2 sales need to stop (May '13) Apr 30 get out k2 12
News Coroner called to violent bank robbery in Cairo... (May '14) Apr 28 Only Fair 17
Tip aka Terry (Oct '14) Apr 27 Noise lol 7
family of sgt James McKenna. cpd Apr 27 hope for cairo 1
Hot and Cold Brass Bathroom Sink Faucet Apr 26 Buy from Lowes 2
Sgt James McKenna. cpd Apr 24 hope for cairo 16
More from around the web

Cairo People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]