Archive For The “Secession” Category

Secessionists have again painted Confederate battle flag on Folly boat, adding a message to the mayor 

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Secessionists have again painted Confederate battle flag on Folly boat, adding a message to the mayor 

The battle over the Confederate battle flag continued to rage Thursday, with the S.C. Secessionist Party painting the image on the Folly Boat again. The party first raised the ire of some area residents by painting the boat on June 15 to advertise the upcoming two-year anniversary of the flag’s removal from Statehouse grounds. It was…

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Erick Erickson Dubs The Left ‘American ISIS’, Calls For Secession

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Erick Erickson Dubs The Left ‘American ISIS’, Calls For Secession

Erick Erickson called the political left “the American ISIS” in a new column titled “Let’s Consider Secession,” following the shooting at a GOP baseball practice that left five people wounded, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The conservative writer — who has made a name for himself both as an ardent critic of President Donald Trump…

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New York and New Amsterdam?

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New York and New Amsterdam?

The word “secession” often conjures up the War Between the States or a small disgruntled province declaring its independence from an abusive parent country. However, sometimes even smaller societies desire greater autonomy and declare their independence. Such is the case in New York State. Vermont seceded from New York, as well as from Quebec and…

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Secession Down Under: The Aussies like it too!

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Secession Down Under: The Aussies like it too!

By now, everyone’s heard of Brexit.  Partisan readers also no doubt saw the article on the Catalan independence movement last week. Well, did you know that there are secessionist movements within Australia as well? Western Australia’s roots in go all the way back to a popular referendum in 1933 to form its own country.  The…

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