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Secession and Other Fantasies

HondoReb Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 4:28 PM
If you believe in the Constitution as the ultimate law of the land, you cannot deny a state's right to secede. The Founders absolutely understood this principal as a protection against an abusive central government. The secession principal was utilized several times, during the 1st 60 years of our Republic to prevent what has become common place today. Don't fall for the line of pseudo-conservatives when they call secession a fantasy. This is one Texan who believes that the sovereign status of his state trumps the federal govt.
Carlos7 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 4:53 PM
The question is ...

Why are we talking about things Medved claims we should not be talking about?

If the minute "fringe" is so upsetting to Michael, why is he fanning their flames?

The few times I've listened to his radio program, he spent all his time arguing "Conspiracies".

I just see a lot of insincerity. Is this about our Nation's future, or Michaels ratings?

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

Some fringe conservatives seem perversely determined to turn a stinging electoral defeat into an epic, sweeping disaster. That’s the deeper meaning of current talk about impeachment, secession, third parties, civil disobedience, and onrushing apocalypse.

The Conservative Majority Fund has announced a new robocall campaign to build support for impeaching President Obama over mishandling of the affair in Benghazi, Libya, and alleged malfeasance on a host of other issues. Meanwhile, petitions demanding the secession of Texas, Alabama, and at least a half dozen other states have already gathered tens...