The secession of individual states is an interesting prospect, but we ought to be thinking bigger. It is time for the lovers of liberty to consider a national divorce from those who want to quit the American experiment with freedom.
The geographic divide already exists. Using election results at the county level, I note three swaths of land – northeast from the D.C. suburbs; the left coast region from L.A. north to Canada; and the “rust belt”, approximately from Cleveland to the Twin Cities. Those three areas, which accounted for about 38 percent of the total vote, favored Obama by a plurality of 11.4 MILLION! If you are someone who looks at the last four years and enthusiastically clamors for more, then you cannot be reasoned with.