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Originally posted by lunarminer
This is an excellent question and I hope that every American who reads this thread gives it some thought.
The real issue is, do you consider yourself an American first and foremost? Or, do you consider yourself to be a northerner, southerner, westerner, or something else?
If you are an American first and foremost then you will stand with the US, the Union, the Constitution, and the President.
If you are something else first, then you will be part of the rift. You will separate yourself from the rest of the country, and/or join with those who are also something else.
Originally posted by mf_luder
reply to post by RolandBrichter
You're watching the trends very carefully. What do they say? If it does happen - do you think it will be sooner or later when it happens?
I find it hard to imagine having to get papers to travel between states. Can you imagine having to use a passport to visit relatives in another state? Crazy.
Originally posted by WatchNLearn
I think the people of the the USA need to grow up! Haven't you learnt anything from the first Civil War? After 200 years you are ALL brothers and sisters. Would you pick up a gun and shoot your brother, your mother your sister? It is obviously time for diplomacy. Many Americans dis Muslims for their barbaric laws and the way they treat one another. I agree, and that is why I would hate to see Americans killing Americans. It is no better than the barbaric events in the Middle East.
Learn from you mistakes America. Violence begets violence and nothing is gained from it.
The USA has the opportunity to lead the world as one of the great nations on earth, but right now you are all behaving like school children.
Calm down, take a deep breath and ask "What would the wise mind do?"