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Thoughts on Secession

Barbara1247 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:28 PM
I agree with you. As I'm living in California, I likely would move if my state voted to secede - however, I think it should have the right to do so. Where is the sense in forcing people to live as one country when no matter who is in power, half the population is miserable.
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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