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Secession and Other Fantasies

Robert 206 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 6:50 AM
Birthrates are the defining factor in today's world and abortion the prime mover. Caucasians are aborting themselves as are African Americans. The ultimate winners are Catholic Hispanics, Muslims, and, of course, the Chinese with the largest population in the world! English-speaking people had their run, a magnificent one, but now are retiring voluntarily from the world stage.

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...