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If you own land, could you secede and make your own country?
Originally posted by Ulala
reply to post by LiveForever8
Welcome to Sealand ....
Sealand is a former WWII offshore fort, just over six miles off the English east coast. And it's an independent nation, or micronation. It's just outside British territorial waters. Established in 1968 by Paddy Roy Bates, now known as Prince Roy, a former Major in the British Army. Roy's argument is that Sealand is now a sovereign state under his stewardship and that of his family, that English law no longer applies because it's outside UK waters ... and his contention has been supported by the courts.
He issues his own passports, postage stamps, his "nation" has its own constitution etc.
So, folks, it is possible to make your own nation. You just need to find the right place to do it. Check out his website ...
The Principality of Sealand
Originally posted by Phlynx
I want a micronation.
Originally posted by wdkirk
The States can secede from the Union. The federal government was put together to make inter state business and governing easier. If every state secedes from the Union....the Federal Government in powerless. The federal military would have no funding and the military isn't big enough to spread across every state of the union. The US military would have trouble just brining Texas back into the Union if it seceded. LOL.
This is all speculation on my part.