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Would you personally be willing to take up arms to prevent red states from seceding?

This is not flame bait, i would really like serious, considered responses to this question. Reason i ask is that it appears obvious that most dems here do not support any blue state secession, and quite a few people believe it would result in civil war. To me, this is hard to understand, because i couldn't care less if some red states wanted to secede; i would say, "fine, don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out." i most certainly would not be willing to go to war to stop them.

Many people make reference to our civil war, as if it would be a guaranteed repeat of that, but it seems possible that given this past experience, people might be less willing to go to war over this again. i don't know, that's why i'm asking. i do realize of course that any result obtained here will have to multiplied by a certain factor, given conservatives greater propensity to get involved in pointless wars, especially if they don't have to actually fight themselves.

don't really want this to turn into a thread on the pros and cons of secession, because we have plenty of those already.

i may not be able to address responses to this thread right away, but i will as soon as possible.
Posted by TheFrenchRazor | Wed Dec 21, 2016, 08:40 PM (96 replies)
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