Skip to comments.Questions Before Secession
Posted on 11/17/2012 4:04:39 PM PST by Pleistarchos
The thought of a split of the American Republic is not an easy pill to swallow. We have come to assume that the United States in which most of us were born, raised, learned about in school and from books, movies, patriotic holidays, etc., was began in 1776 and that it would still be around long after we are gone.
I have been torn over this since the mid-90's. Like many people, I had taken it for granted that, as a result of the collapse of the USSR and its client-states, Marxist-inspired college professors would either see the light or be so utterly discredited as to become laughing stocks of the young people who sat in the lecture halls.
What I found during the 90's was that the Western variant of Marxism had the ability to, like a bacterium that had squeaked by courses of a particular antibiotic enough times, develop resistance against what would easily kill it off in the past.
Gone (For the most part) were the calls for the people to seize the means of production. The Cultural Marxism promulgated by Georg Lukaks and Antonio Gramsci then gained ascendancy . The latter was nothing new, it was similarly a more stealthy means by which the people of the West could be softened up for the supposed inevitable onset of Marxism and the corresponding end of sovereign states.....
Here’s a thought. I’ve found that liberals will move from areas they have destroyed through high taxes and regulation etc... to other areas of their state that are more conservative b/c taxes are lower and there’s less regulations. Unfortunately, they take their politics with them, run for office, and eventually destroy that area of the state too. We’ve seen this with liberals who move out of blue states to formerly red states and turn them purple...like Nevada and Colorado. What’s to stop liberals from moving into states that would secede and eventually destroy those areas as well?
I live in Sarasota, Florida and yearn for a more conservative place. If a split happens, I’m outta here and headed to (hopefully) Texas although I’d prefer a state which has a National League MLB team. I have to stay with the humidity and the Gulf!
Blast from the past. “Russian Professor Predicts Fall of U.S.”
I was wondering, if the national debt was canceled today, who all would suffer the loss?
you left off Philadelphia.
Probably most major cities should be left off.
No, they still insist that it hasn't been tried by the right people yet, and of course they believe that THEY and the REGIME are the right people.
Actually you brought up a very good point. I have considered that very question from the beginning, but have not come up with an answer that satisfies me. My idea is that there will be residency and requirements, including passports and visas, which satisfies the problem a bit. The hairy part is the period just prior to the movement becoming a done deal. In that case, the Libs could embark on a land rush in the not-yet ruined states. That will have to be taken into consideration early on so that steps can be taken to prevent such a disaster.
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