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Stirrings of Secession

Ken6565 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:47 PM
The European Union is not a nation. It is an economic alliance which has proven disadvantageous to northern European countries. To sever an economic alliance is not secession. As far as the rest, which of those separations has the US supported? Belgium itself was a separation from the Netherlands. Presumably the Flemings, if they separated from the Walloons, would return to their ethnic relatives, the Dutch, whose language they speak, and with whom they have more in common than with the Walloons.
"When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another ..."

So begins the Declaration of Independence of the 13 colonies from the king and country to which they had given allegiance since the settlers first came to Jamestown and Plymouth Rock.

The declaration was signed by 56 angry old white guys who had had enough of what the Cousins were doing to them. In seceding from the mother country, these patriots put their lives, fortunes and honor on the line.

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