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  • Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act - Passed today

    12/08/2022 2:57:10 PM PST · by ifinnegan · 24 replies
    The act allows Alberta to fight harmful federal laws and defend the constitutional federal-provincial division of powers. Overview The Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act will defend Alberta’s interests by giving our province a legal framework to push back on federal laws or policies that negatively impact the province. The act will be used to address federal legislation and policies that are unconstitutional, violate Albertans’ charter rights or that affect or interfere with our provincial constitutional rights. The act gives Alberta a democratic legislative framework for defending the federal-provincial division of powers while respecting Canada's Constitution and the courts....
  • Secession movements gain traction in US amid deepening political rifts: 'A long-standing problem'

    12/03/2022 10:38:08 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 159 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/2/22 | Jon Brown
    Grassroots movements of Americans seeking a political divorce from their fellow citizens have recently gained traction amid deepening cultural rifts, according to multiple figures involved with secessionist organizations who spoke to Fox News Digital. Such movements have emerged in every region of the U.S. and vary in their goals. Some aim for entire states to leave the union to form a new country, while others endeavor more simply that rural red counties secede from the domination of blue urban centers to form new states. All agree that the disagreements with their political opponents have grown intractable. "We're at a point,...
  • 'Greater Idaho' Moves Closer To Bi-State Referendum As Two More Oregon Counties Vote To Leave

    11/27/2022 8:39:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 11/27/2022 | Allan Stein
    Two more conservative-leaning counties in eastern Oregon, and one politically split county in California, have voted to begin the process that could lead to secession from their respective blue states.What the proposed border relocation would look like. (Courtesy of Move Oregon's Border for a Greater Idaho)On Nov. 8, Oregon’s Morrow County passed the Greater Idaho proposal with 60 percent of the vote and Wheeler County with 59 percent.A similar measure in San Bernardino County, California, passed by a narrow margin, 51.3 percent to 48.7.“These are solutions they want their elected leaders to look into,” said Matt McCaw, spokesman for the...
  • ‘Greater Idaho’ Moves Closer to Bi-State Referendum As Two More Oregon Counties Vote to Leave

    11/25/2022 12:39:55 PM PST · by lightman · 22 replies
    epoch times ^ | 25 November A.D. 2022 | Allan Stein
    Two more conservative-leaning counties in eastern Oregon, and one politically split county in California, have voted to begin the process that could lead to secession from their respective blue states. On Nov. 8, Oregon’s Morrow County passed the Greater Idaho proposal with 60 percent of the vote and Wheeler County with 59 percent. A similar measure in San Bernardino County, Calif., passed by a narrow margin, 51.3 percent to 48.7. “These are solutions they want their elected leaders to look into,” said Matt McCaw, spokesman for the Greater Idaho Movement based in Oregon. “We think it makes sense to move...
  • Eastern Oregon voting to join Idaho

    11/08/2022 9:26:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 11/08/2022 | Tom Knighton
    As Oregon residents take to the polls today, one thing many will be deciding is whether the state will enact Measure 114, an extensive and unconstitutional gun control law that would become the most extensive anti-gun law in the nation, if passed. Now, as bad as Oregon is, this isn’t a done deal. In fact, polling suggests that voting on the measure is going to be tight. But the fact that it’s even a possibility–plus the fact that the state has passed a lot of other questionable laws, both gun-control related and otherwise–is leading some to vote on a different...
  • Instead of a National Divorce, How About a National Backlash?

    10/13/2022 5:16:02 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 13, 2022 | Kurt Schlichter
    Dumping the libs and their garbage, blue cities – figuratively throwing their junk out on the lawn just in time for the sprinklers to go off – is so tempting and sounds so sweet. If only we could wave a magic wand and make the weirdos, losers, and mutations of the left just go away, along with annoying states like New Jersey. ...*** There are a lot of logistical problems with splitting up the old United States. How do you handle national defense? What about the national debt? Will the borders between old and new America be open? Can people...
  • California Advances Global Climate Leadership Through Expanded Partnership with China

    09/04/2022 5:28:48 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 35 replies ^ | April 18, 2022
    Furthering California’s long-standing collaboration with China on climate change, Governor Gavin Newsom today renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance ongoing cooperation on initiatives to protect the environment, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution, and promote clean energy development. The Governor and China’s Minister of Ecology and Environment Huang Runqiu signed the MOU in a virtual meeting joined by Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, who serves as the Governor’s Representative for International Affairs and Trade Development, and senior climate officials from California and China.
  • How to split America when we get divorced: No lawyers required

    08/03/2022 7:28:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 81 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/03/2022 | M.B.Matthews
    With the deep fundamental and structural differences American culture is experiencing, I'd like to propose divorcing the regressives and going our separate ways. But how to split up the spoils — who gets the kids, who gets what — are the questions. I propose the following split:Redmerica: We get the entire right half of the country.Bluemerica: They get the left side.Right down the middle. That's the hard part, but we'll make it happen.Redmerica: We get the dirty, polluting coal plants, oil pipelines, electric generators, and gas-guzzler cars and trucks. We also build nuclear power plants.Bluemerica: They can have the electric...
  • Calexit plan to divorce California from US is getting a second chance

    04/24/2018 7:03:22 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 81 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 24, 2018 | Jeff Daniels
    California's secession movement will get a second try as the state's "war" against the Trump administration rages on several fronts. On Monday, the California Secretary of State's Office announced that a secession ballot proposal has been cleared to begin gathering needed signatures. It comes amid other efforts that seek to split up California "Calexit is left — we are progressive, and that's why we don't like Trump," said Marcus Ruiz Evans, one of the leaders of the Yes California campaign seeking California independence. "But there are some very hardcore Republican concepts to Calexit, including the group saying don't waste our...
  • Holder Admits to Coup Led By Obama

    03/05/2017 3:59:52 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/3/17 | The Common Sense Show
    Freeing America One Enslaved Mind At A Time
  • Texas Republicans push for a referendum to vote on the state seceding from the U.S. in 2023 at meeting that declared Biden's win illegitimate

    06/20/2022 12:42:25 PM PDT · by DFG · 189 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 06/20/2022 | Emily Goodin and Paul Farrell
    Texas Republicans want to hold a referendum next year to decide whether or not the state should secede from the U.S. The party charges the state has taken its right to self-govern and calls for secession. The demand was part of the party platform Republicans voted on at their state convention this weekend, where they also formally rejected President Joe Biden's election in 2020 as legitimate. Under a section titled 'State Sovereignty,' the platform states: 'Pursuant to Article 1, Section 1, of the Texas Constitution, the federal government has impaired our right of local self-government. Therefore, federally mandated legislation that...
  • What would it look like if America split? Is it possible for the United States of America to separate into two countries in less than fifty years?

    06/15/2022 8:15:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 102 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/15/2022 | Stephen Dawson
    The overwhelming evidence present in the public domain today strongly suggests that the United States of America will separate into two countries in less than fifty years. Here is the scenario concept. The conservative and progressive sides of America today see each other as a lifeguard and a drowning victim. Neither side will keep the other from drowning when push comes to shove. The only option is for the lifeguard to let go of the drowning victim. This event is the physical separation. The conceptual separation has been playing out for about three decades. The topics of abortion, gun rights,...
  • Russian in Warsaw declares intention to initiate Kaliningrad's secession from Russia

    02/22/2022 8:48:53 AM PST · by MercyFlush · 61 replies
    Ukrinform ^ | Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 18:41 | Ukrinform staff
    Vadim Petrov, a native of the Kaliningrad region of Russia, the coordinator of the Baltic Republican Party, during Sunday's protest at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw ripped up the Russian Constitution in protest against Vladimir Putin's policies. He also handed over an ultimatum to the Russian Embassy in Warsaw, emphasizing that if the Kremlin refuses to de-escalate the situation around Ukraine's borders, his party will initiate a referendum on the Kaliningrad region's secession from Russia, Ukrinform reports. "Putin introduced amendments to the [Russian] Constitution in order to rule forever. But after 2024, he will be an illegitimate president," Petrov said,...
  • Alberta independence as a self-defense strategy

    02/14/2022 5:27:38 PM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 24 replies
    Western Standard ^ | 1-8-22 | Michael Wagner
    Everyone understands the concept of self-defense. When one person is attacked by another, he or she may fight back to protect himself or herself from harm. For most people this is self-evident. It is a natural instinct to fight back when attacked. It is also virtuous and just to resist aggression. This applies to countries as well, of course. When one country attacks another, the country being attacked will inevitably respond with military force, even if facing overwhelming odds. Due to current and forthcoming federal policies, Alberta needs to see itself as a community under attack and act accordingly. The...
  • Ron Perlman Calls for Secession: ‘You Don’t Wanna Live in My World and I Certainly Don’t Want to Live in Yours’

    02/06/2022 11:36:41 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 133 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 Feb 2022 | DAVID NG
    Left-wing Hollywood star Ron Perlman has given up on the United States, calling for secession in the form of a national divorce between red and blue states. Perlman laid out his proposal in a typically gruff tweet on Thursday. “It’s time that every state they would elect republicans to represent them, and all of the rest of us separate,” he tweeted. “You don’t wanna live in my world and I certainly don’t want to live in yours.” If Ron Perlman is uncomfortable with the growing partisan rancor, he can partly blame himself. The Hellboy star is one of Hollywood’s most...
  • Two New York Towns Mull Seceding From Erie County Over Draconian COVID Restrictions

    02/05/2022 8:29:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/05/2022 | Matt Margolis
    The town supervisors of two rural towns on the border of New York’s Erie County are fed up with oppressive COVID-19 restrictions and are looking into how they might secede from Erie County and be annexed by neighboring Wyoming County.Marilla Town Supervisor Earl Gingerich Jr. explained why his town wants to become part of Wyoming County: “We feel we fit better because we are more rural and agricultural.”Gingerich has been repeatedly at odds with Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, a Democrat, who has imposed draconian COVID restrictions in the county, such as indoor mask mandates.“It’s come to the forefront due...
  • Inside the American Redoubt: Trump voters building a new state

    11/27/2021 10:28:49 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    They're all violent, religious right extremists, out to secede. The proof is that Aryan Nation used to headquarter around there, and they're religious extremists because they're religious.
  • Maryland counties want to secede and join West Virginia… Experts explain how Maryland counties seceding could happen and the impact

    10/24/2021 9:09:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    WDTV ^ | 10/24/2021 | Jasmin Adous
    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Three Maryland counties are calling to secede from their own state are hoping to find a new home in West Virginia. The announcement has many asking, is this even possible? Lawmakers from Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties sent letters to the West Virginia legislature stating, “We believe this arrangement may be mutually beneficial for both parties.” Delegate Gary Howell from Mineral County says there are advantages to both states. “For Maryland, these counties are their poorer counties and they actually send more money from Annapolis than Annapolis gets from them so they are a drain on...
  • Leaders in Maryland counties explore swiping right on West Virginia

    10/21/2021 5:10:32 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 45 replies
    West Virginia Metro News ^ | October 21, 2021 | Brad McElhinny
    Representatives of three Maryland counties are saying Montani Semper Liberi. Legislators from Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties submitted a letter to West Virginia legislative leaders to explore the possibility of jumping the border. Terrapins are always free. Don’t take this as a land grab or a succession just yet. It’s by no means a done deal. “These three counties in Maryland, we would welcome these counties. This is the first step. It’s early in the process if it even does happen. These counties are more like West Virginia than they are the rest of Maryland,” said West Virginia Delegate Gary...
  • The Dis-United States of America: New Poll Shows Large Number on Both Sides of Aisle Favor Seceding Into 'Red/Blue' States

    10/02/2021 9:39:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/02/2021 | Nick Arama
    There’s a new poll from the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia that has some talking.According to the poll, 52% of Trump voters surveyed and 41% of Biden voters “somewhat agree” or “strongly agree” that it’s time to split the country, agreeing that “the situation is such that I would favor [Blue/Red] states seceding from the union to form their own separate country.”Now, a lot of media are reporting this and emphasizing the Trump voter part (not so much the 41% pf Biden voters), so you have headlines like Newsweek’s “Majority of Trump Voters Want to Split the...