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If the Red States did leave....

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. Salty

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    We had a Civil Wat 150 years ago. Are you calling for another one? I call that treason.
     
  3. Salty

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    We also had one 237 years ago - would you call that treason?
     
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    Really does not matter what you call it, it is what law defines. I would say it would practically be impossible with even some individual states wanting to split into two parts. Also, the geography is not contiguous.
     
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    Oh, brother...:rolleyes:
     
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    How is it treason to oppose an illegitimate government? To say opposing this government is treason is the same as saying protecting and defending the constitution is treason.
     
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    I agree that it is very unlikely to happen, but if/when the federal govt finally collapses, who knows. We'd probaly see at least 4-5 regional confederations rather than just a binary blue state-red state division or a north-south division.
     
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    So then, it's not the secession, itself, you object to, but the idea of another civil war?

    What if the secession was peaceful? Would you still be against it, then?
     
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