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Is Secession a Good Idea?

Fuzzy2 Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 11:12 AM
I don't know what you are talking about meangene2. I don't know what you think conservatism is conserving unless it is the Founder's ideals. That is what Ron Paul is trying to conserve, and I am with him far more often than any other politician of my lifetime. Most other politician seem to be conserving the illigitimate usurpation of freedom.

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...