Posts Tagged ‘Secession’

May 27th, 2024 - 4:13 pm § in America, Democrats, Humor, Politics, Republicans

How secession could work

GOP firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene says, “We need a national divorce,” and while her idea of splitting up red and blue states won’t work, it’s not worth another civil war to keep Republicans in the Union. The divorce part is easy; we’re already divorced. Republicans a[...]

May 21st, 2024 - 2:35 pm § in America, Politics, Republicans

Eastern Oregon counties vote on secession today

More precisely, they’re voting on whether to redraw state boundaries by leaving Oregon and joining Idaho (see map below). The motivation is partisan. “Conservative residents in eastern Oregon [want to] part ways with their liberal neighbors to the west. If successful, Oregon’s border w[...]

February 27th, 2023 - 1:28 am § in Politics, Republicans

Sure, let ’em secede (video)

We’ll keep our money, they’ll take their poverty with them. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 10th, 2022 - 10:59 am § in Politics, Republicans

Confederate candidate refuses to concede after losing by 20 points

Michael Peroutka is fighting mad. He’s still angry that Maryland was kept from seceding in 1861 by the state’s then-governor and Lincoln’s machinations (e.g., planting artillery batteries on a hill overlooking Baltimore after federal troops were attacked there; see historical detai[...]

June 23rd, 2016 - 11:49 pm § in Misc.

Ooops: Britain Secedes from Union

  Vos iz Neias:  summary of the economic implications of the vote: ECONOMIC GROWTH * Britain’s economy would grow more slowly outside the EU than if it stayed in, according to a raft of projections made in the run-up to the referendum by the government, the Bank of England, British research[...]