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Originally posted by Tahuti
This will never happen in the current state of affairs. reason being the states are well connected the federal government has all the control now (D.C) in the blink of an eye they could in fact shut the entire states economic resourses down cut off all ties to the media including internet, phone lines, news networks from the part that your at war with ofcourse the local would most likely still work but consider even 1,000,000 without access to their money, internet access, television, there would be riots the likes we've never seen it would throw the entire country into chaos. people would survive afew days without their money or power if they were reassured it would all be back online but with everything cut off from the national treasury pretty soon there would be alot of angry people and the government just wouldnt allow that under any circumstance (not counting sabatoge from terrorist or another country.)
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
I'm curious to know why you think this would happen and how it might play out?
Not that I disagree, I just would like you to elaborate please.
Originally posted by Tahuti
reply to post by AzoriaCorp
by the time that gets aranged and funds transfered and built up enough it would be too late, the economic disaster would already be done it would put the states in worse than the great depression. think of all the work that requires to be out of state, planes, busses, trains, they would be shut down if there was war no one would be allowed to travel much it would take a great undertaking just to keep businesses afloat and even tighter security than we have now one plane from an enemy state could take out thats states central of government.
Originally posted by 2weird2live2rare2die
this is stupid. how are you gonna say only midwestern people would rise up against an oppressive government? that is kind of stupid because people from all over the country know what is going on not just people in militias in michigan. what is wrong with some people? these maps are stupid since they never did a census for people likely to oppose the government. where did you get this crap? this whole thing reeks of bullsh*t.
[edit on 20-8-2010 by 2weird2live2rare2die]
Originally posted by shai hulud
Wow, Mississippi a pro fed state? Laughable. They are the only state left with the Confederate St Andrews cross on their state flag, and rightly so. If this plays out, it will look very similar to the 1861 battle lines minus half of North Carolina and adding Missouri, Arizona, Montana and Idaho on the anti fed side, give or take a couple more.
I have lived in the South most of my life with family that fought the Federalist powers the first time around. I find it funny that the rest of the US is talking secession and civil war as a just right, but conveniently leaving out the "evil" Confederacy while doing so. This is not a new idea to us down here. There are people here, including me, who are still pissed at the United States government for sending the war criminals Sherman and Grant to murder thousands of civilians to enforce the Federal government boot on the South's throat for daring to leave. Linclon was a murderous war criminal that should have been shot. Oh yeah.
No, this time around if it happens, the South and the midwest will get it right. For starters, the civilians here have more guns than the Federalists, not to mention what units of the military will mutiny.