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Is Secession a Good Idea?

darrelJ Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 9:31 AM
There is currently a move nation wide on a state by state basis, to petition each state legislature to nullify Obamacare. Once this is successful, we should move on to the Patriot Act, the TSA, NDAA, and down the unconstitutional line until all unconstitutional legislation has been nullified by each and every state. It is the only way we can take our powers back and still retain the union. If we fail to do that, then secession by individual states will be the right and best answer.

I’m not talking about secession in the United States, where the issue is linked to the ugliness of slavery (though at least Walter Williams can write about the issue without the risk of being accused of closet racism).

But what about Europe? I have a hard time understanding why nations on the other side of the Atlantic should not be allowed to split up if there are fundamental differences between regions. Who can be against the concept of self-determination?

Heck, tiny Liechtenstein explicitly gives villages the right to secede if two-thirds...