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Thoughts on Secession

Zev7 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:48 AM
One Nation Indivisible
InsightingTruth Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:43 PM
Words penned by an avowed communist.

Anything created by men can be recreated in a new form by men. The Union was created for the convenience of the several States, and it is the States that will have the final word. A new union of the willing is a far better goal than session.
InsightingTruth Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:50 PM
Upon a bit of reflection I recalled Francis Bellamy was a socialist.
Muh fellah Amurricans -- I reproduce the speech patterns our media correlate with conservative thought -- hit looks like we ain't getting out of this here Union, what with secession not legal, way them educated fellers tell it.

Not legal? Rather a bold statement, I would say. Last time anyone attempted formal withdrawal from the United States, something like 125 years ago, the armaments of the United States blocked the path to independence. The Union endured. But that settled only the practical, not the theoretical, side of the question.

Enough said anyway about the Late Unpleasantness of 1861-65. What...

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