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What Ron Paul Gets Wrong

tibby2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:36 AM
Why can't we give California back to Mexico? They want it and the looming debt burden in that state almost guarantees a Federal bailout and Californians know it. Giving California back will be a partial solution to both a debt burden and illegal immigration problems.

Congressman Ron Paul has just delivered his valedictory address in the House of Representatives. And he has told TV interviewers that the American Revolution was a wonderful example of secession. He's a much better OB/GYN, I'm sure, than he is a student of America's history. He could be cited for political malpractice.

If the Founding Fathers and the Patriots who fought and won the Revolution were seceding, why is it that none of them ever called it secession? They certainly had the word back then. They invoked the well-known right of revolution. They had read their John Locke and their Montesquieu,...