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Originally posted by damajikninja
We could also expect some fall-out from Homeland Security, Bush, and the media about how our Nation's capitol is SO unsecured.
in·fringe Listen to the pronunciation of infringe
Medieval Latin infringere, from Latin, to break, crush, from in- + frangere to break — more at break
transitive verb1: to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another 2obsolete : defeat, frustrateintransitive verb: encroach —used with on or upon
synonyms see trespass
Originally posted by Yarcofin
Even if it were true I just have one question... do they intend to take their portion of the National debt with them?
Originally posted by Vasilis Azoth
Montana has 535 nukes. That is not a small ammount and the makings for an independant county.
[edit on 20-2-2008 by Vasilis Azoth]
Originally posted by bigfoot1212
i would think if any states wanted to secede and be successful independently it would be cali and alaska. i have read both would instantly become 2 of the richest countries in the top 10 in the world.
but the us would never allow that because they are a huge part of the backbone of our economy.
Originally posted by Nohup
Montana has been threatening to start their own country for years. But what are they going to do for industry? Two thirds of the state is barren scrub land barely suitable for toxic waste disposal. The rest is mountains. Pretty, but very little is available for growing crops. There's some mining, I guess. But overall, how would they make money?
The only advantage I can see to secession is they can then declare themselves a Third World Country and get a lot of foreign aid from the U.S.