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CalExit heating up

By Nathan Barton As political conditions turn more and more sour across the Fifty States, it appears that some folks are working hard at opting out. Not giving up on electoral and other traditional politics as so many of us … Continue reading

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End game for Canada?

By Nathan Barton The legacy of the now-dead British Empire has four great stars. Australia and New Zealand, the Fifty States, and Canada. (I’ll leave the subject of the Fifty States for some future commentary.)  Yet, today, the great British … Continue reading

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Is secession dead?

By Nathan Barton Back in 2012, following the reelection of a very divisive squatter at 1600 PA in DC, there was a raft of petitions posted to FedGov websites (such as “We the People”) and other venues, petitioning the FedGov … Continue reading

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Should libertarians support “New California?”

By Nathan Barton Eagle Rising, a conservative website, has an article discussing and applauded efforts of “rural” California attempting to secede from the core urban areas of the Golden State. A lessening in the size and power of the People’s … Continue reading

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When will the Fifty States break up?

By Nathan Barton It is not a matter of “if” the formerly united States of America will break up into two, three, five, a dozen, or even fifty or more independent states, but when.  Just as has been the case … Continue reading

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Secession – California Style – preparing for it

By Nathan Barton The LA Times has said it, so it must be so. Right? In a story, they have said that California “can’t” secede. The columnist gives four or five reasons: a. California would have to “win the ensuing … Continue reading

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In support of secession (Part 2)

By Nathan Barton WHY? Now that we’ve seen how common secession has been and is (in Part 1), and how many people and places are seeking to do that, let’s ask the question, why is this a good idea? And … Continue reading

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