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The country is disunited culturally, religiously, ethnically, politically, linguistically, morally, and racially. The only strong bond remaining is one of economic expediency and that is rapidly coming to an end. It's too bad the autonomous zone inside Seattle is doomed to failure because the political dissolution of the US is overdue. Still, an imperfect contemporary... Read More
COTW from 216: It's a variation on the prediction often echoed here that Sulla is on the way. On the other hand, a popular groundswell of anger--the manifestation of which will dwarf the size and scope of both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street combined--is on the horizon. Its primary target will be the... Read More
Commenter iffen points to an interview at Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight of a white leftist advocating political dissolution. More graceful than I, the interviewee sticks to Czechoslavakia as a pacific illustration of how the US could go about it. Parenthetically, the Soviet Union is not a model that would or could be emulated, but it is... Read More
There is no support for dissolution. A Reuters-Ipsos poll that concluded in 2017 found 23% support for "your state peacefully withdrawing from the USA and the federal government", another 20% answering "not sure", and 57% of respondents opposed. That's nothing like majority support, but it's hardly a fringe idea no one finds worthy of consideration.... Read More
Never mind the obvious permaban--and in certain countries, court summons--one would receive for replacing "Rural white Americans" with "black Americans" or "illegal immigrants" and then tweaking a few of the particulars in the post above. This even though such a message, while equally cruel and mean-spirited, would be more veracious. Never mind that one reason... Read More
The following three things strike me as necessary (if not necessarily sufficient): 1) A moratorium on immigration lasting at least a generation 2) The repatriation of non-citizens unauthorized to be in the country 3) The return of native fertility to at least replacement level If these things do not happen--and it seems unlikely that any,... Read More