Well we are back to the false dreaming of some who think secession is a viable alternative to staying as a member of the United States of America. Granted dreams do sound good until the reality of what would and could happens sets in.
So let's accept that the Federal Government lets those states secede peacefully, no war, no killing so it's all good to go.
Well not exactly.
What is many other citizens do not want to secede in that state? Would there be a vote first? Would the secessionists allow the non secessionists to have a say before that happens? And if the secessionists lose that vote what then?
Would those states who stay in the union feel any compunction to trade with the secessionist states? Would they allow oil, gas and electricity that they need flow into a non union state?
Would the secession states still us the US dollar as currency? Would banks close up shop in those secessionist states?
Would business owners stay or would they sell off assets and leave? Would the tax revenue dry up, stay the same or grow to meet all the new costs associated with seceding?
Would people still go to work as if nothing had happened at all or would you see panic, looting and rioting happen in pockets of those states? Would you have enough police to take care of all the unease and fear associated with something as drastic as this?
What if those states use water and electricity that flows from other states? Would they now have to buy that water and electricity at a higher cost? There would be a lot of political manipulation on state to state interaction, would you like to see more of that happen?
What would happen if those states lose skilled workers, police, firemen, doctors, nurses and are unable to sufficiently replace them quickly?
Do you know if your state can really feed all its people? What if producers and shippers decide they don't want to move their good and products to your state? it's a free country and a free market so no one need help you at all if they don't want to.
could there be border wars as some pockets of other states decide to move for or against being a part of a new confederacy?
There are so many questions that would need to be addressed before any thing like this would happen. Are those people who want to leave really thinking of all those things that would change almost at once from their action to leave the United States.
You ain't leaving, you are not even prepared to leave and you have no real idea at the cost and problems associated with creating a new country.
Can you afford to build your own army, air force and navy to protect you from foreign attacks. How about you own intelligence agencies, your own communication networks and infrastructure projects?
Take away all the federal government money you get and look at where you budget would be, can you afford to lose all that money coming in from Washington DC?
These question are off the top of my head but I bet many of you could come up with more that may make many of the Neo-Confederacy think before they act.
Wake up and smell the coffee here, you are stuck with us and we are stuck with you.
So calm down, go to work, take care of business and family and wait like we are all waiting to see what happens in the future.
Your foolish dreams will never be met because reality would bite you first and then who could you blame for your own folly?
learn some history, read all about secession and how it affected those states in many ways. We might be far away from that time but people are still people and the same problems would crop up time and time again. And by then maybe we wouldn't want you back at all.