I also wonder if abolitionists in the 19th century felt the same about the South seceding. If not, then that could be the key difference that makes this happen without a bloody war.I'm encouraged that a large part of the left is starting to feel the same way, it will speed up the process
One of the few good things that can come from a divorce is that you re-recognize the value that you do have. A partner that continually insults you or seeds doubt is bad to your long term psyche.I'm encouraged that a large part of the left is starting to feel the same way, it will speed up the process
Rough draft here:Is that ((dude)) serious?
The economy would be fine in the long run, but that's secondary to living in a peaceful space with people like you and not at odds with your culture
In the event of a secession, I would expect bankers to run into the hinterlands USA in order to "help," ala post-USSR "assistance." It will be a very tough and tempting deal to deny, and I wonder if the population will be sophisticated enough to resist.