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Originally posted by Tentickles
TPTB wouldnt allow it.
but if it did happen. TPTB would find themselves in the seats of power: They are sneaky like that.
[edit on 4/10/2010 by Tentickles]
Originally posted by jtma508
Everyone go back and re-read ALL the posts on this thread and you will clearly see the problem we face. It isn't TPTB, it's us. Or in the famous words of Pogo, "We have met the enemy and he is us."
Even IF regions of the U.S. seceded, the very same corporate power interests would be in place to control them. And being smaller entities it would be even easier to do.
We have to change OUR way of thinking. Look back over the thread and see how many people blame one party or the other for our problems. They each think that by putting THEIR party of choice in power everything will be hunky-dory. If you seriously believe that our problems are because of Obama OR Bush; or the Republicans OR the Democrats you are, in plain language, a moron. YOU are the people ENABLING the power elite top continue to screw us.
You want REAL change? Vote against both parties (or any candidate that has been a longterm member of either party). Breaking-up the country will achieve nothing. Breaking-up the political machine that is systematically raping it is the answer. The ONLY answer.
Originally posted by drwizardphd
Now it's just a bunch of pissed off Republicans who are butthurt cause a black Democrat is in office.
Originally posted by ChrisF231
Meh, my ultimate wish is for Long Island to become a self governing autonomous region of the United States (much like a British Overseas Territory or the Isle of Man within the UK)