Archive For The “Secession” Category

Are some states headed for Splitsville?

Are some states headed for Splitsville?

Movement grows to allow sections of states to break away Fox News – When Donald Trump was elected, a lot of people in California signed a petition supporting the state’s secession from the U.S. It was hard to take the movement seriously—didn’t we fight a war over this? But there is another secession movement in…

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A Polite Drive for Secession in ‘Radio Free Vermont’

A Polite Drive for Secession in ‘Radio Free Vermont’

(Can anyone imagine the NYT calling a drive for Southron secession “polite?” – Ed.) NYT – Peculiar, impractical and illegal(???) though it may be, secession has its enthusiasts in a surprising number of states. Just last year, Texas Republicans voted on whether to include an endorsement of independence in their party platform (they didn’t); this year,…

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Independence Hypocrisy

Independence Hypocrisy

Walter Williams – Officials in Catalonia, Spain’s richest and most highly industrialized region, whose capital is Barcelona, recently held a referendum in which there was a 92 percent vote in favor of independence from Spain. The Spanish authorities opposed the referendum and claimed that independence is illegal. Catalans are not the only Europeans seeking independence….

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