Is States Secession in the Future for USA???

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    Is States Succession in the Future for USA??? One Russian Scholar seems to think so? Read the link below, all opinions are welcome...
    FOXNews.com - Russian Scholar Predicts Economic Crisis Will Rip America Apart - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News
    Its my personal opinion, if it did happen, that the southern states could not survive it without Texas and Mississippi. From what i understand, Meridian MS is where the Navy Aircraft carrier pilots are trained and Vicksburg MS is the local of one of 5 supercomputers in the USA, and Texas is virtually a sovereign country with alot of oil and gasoline???
     
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    At some point in time the people of Alaska, Texas, California or others have got to figure out that the cost of maintaining their relationship with the federal government is not worth what they get out of that relationship.

    The next question is will Obama (or whoever is Commander in Chief at the time) send troops, and will those troops shoot Americans to preserve the union?

    No easy answers, thats for sure.

    -Joe
     
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    The Supreme Court ruled in 1868 in White v Texas that states do not have a right to secede. I don't agree with it, but that's a whole different topic.

    The fact is, the Federal government has given itself the legal right to hold states within the union by whatever means necessary. Basically, secession would require a successful armed rebellion.
     
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    I posted this article earlier,,, I didn't think it was talking about secession.. I was thinking more along the lines of how the US would be divided up between Russia China and Venezuela,,
     
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    The founders said it best when they said, "Join or die". America can not survive as a broken country. Not then or not now! We must stay united if we wan't any chance to survie these next few years. No matter who won this election this was going to happen.
     
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    Sorta puts a whole new meaning into " Houston, we have a problem " . :lol:
     
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    No. The Federal Government has too much power. If anyone tries to secede, they will be murdered with extreme prejudice.
     
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    Which Founders said that? I think you just pulled it out of your ass.
     
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    If anyone could pull it off, it'd be us. :lol:
     
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    Let's see if Florida will trade us Cape Canaveral for----Texarkanna ? :lol:
     

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