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Thoughts on Secession

88wrenchman Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:08 PM
Just like the Gonzales flag says, if the feds want their cannon, they can just come and take it. Texas fought and won wars wars before joining the union, and would do fine after secession. The US doesn't have the will to fight just wars, let alone fight for a state that doesn't want to be part of the union anymore, especially if it will hinder the flow of food stamps. By your equation, the redcoats should have defeated the revolutionaries only because they were better equipped. When in reality, their hearts just weren't in it (and ours were).
Muh fellah Amurricans -- I reproduce the speech patterns our media correlate with conservative thought -- hit looks like we ain't getting out of this here Union, what with secession not legal, way them educated fellers tell it.

Not legal? Rather a bold statement, I would say. Last time anyone attempted formal withdrawal from the United States, something like 125 years ago, the armaments of the United States blocked the path to independence. The Union endured. But that settled only the practical, not the theoretical, side of the question.

Enough said anyway about the Late Unpleasantness of 1861-65. What...

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