American Secession, by Adam Dick

Sounds like a good idea to me. From Adam Dick at lewrockwell.com:

On Independence Day, many Americans think about, at least briefly, the American Revolution. One important thing they should consider in this reflection is that the American Revolution is misnamed. A more appropriate name would be the American Secession.

And an appropriate question for now, when the power of the United States government and Americans’ dissatisfaction have become immense, is whether the time is right for another American Secession.

The misnamed American revolutionaries were not seeking to replace the king or parliament in Great Britain. That is what revolutionaries would seek. Instead, they wanted their respective colonies to become independent of the control of Great Britain — to secede.

Indeed, this American Secession could even be thought of as the Thirteen Secessions, pursued at the same time by thirteen separate colonies of Great Britain. There was coordination among colonies, and people from different colonies did at times fight together against Great Britain’s military. But, the secessions were pursued for individual colonies, not some overarching American government.

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2 responses to “American Secession, by Adam Dick

  1. There have been at least a dozen points when we needed to secede from this Fascist nation. Long ago, we needed a country for Democrats, one for Republicans and their Trump Fascists, and one for the Progressives and Socialists. Now, however, it is too late for any remedy.

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  2. I’ll go to the one for Progressives and Socialists!

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