Ron Paul: Secession: Are We Free To Go?

from The Cagle Post

by RON PAUL

11/19/2012

Secession: Are We Free To Go?
Is all the recent talk of secession mere sour grapes over the election, or perhaps something deeper?   Currently there are active petitions in support of secession for all 50 states, with Texas taking the lead in number of signatures.  Texas has well over the number of signatures needed to generate a response from the administration, and while I wouldn’t hold my breath on Texas actually seceding, I believe these petitions raise a lot of worthwhile questions about the nature of our union.
Is it treasonous to want to secede from the United States?  Many think the question of secession was settled by our Civil War.  On the contrary; the principles of self-governance and voluntary association are at the core of our founding.  Clearly Thomas Jefferson believed secession was proper, albeit as a last resort. Writing toWilliam Giles in 1825, he concluded that states: . . . Read Complete Report
from youtube
Ron Paul Speaks On The States Secession Demands By Petitions To The White House
  Posted by  UpdateNews13

Published on Nov 15, 2012

Ron Paul Speaks On The States Secession Demands By Petitions To The White House
In the one week since US President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election, representatives from all 50 states have filed petitions with the White House asking to secede from the United States. . . . Continue on youtube

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