Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Secession, the group kind and the other kind

A bit of old news...
James Howard Kunstler, author of The Long
Emergency, will be the keynote speaker at The
Vermont Convention on Independence to be held in
the House Chamber of the State House in
Montpelier on Friday October 28th. Sponsored by
the Second Vermont Republic, the convention,
which will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at
5:00 p.m., is open to the public and free of

Here's my problem with this, assuming it's true.

My sentiments are with the idea, but the
application is flawed. Personal secession is the
answer. It's a lot easier and I expect I'll keep
my fluids in their original container using my
technique. What's more, group secession violates
jomama's First Law:

Avoid crowds and other non-profit organizations.

The last time someone tried this group secession
bit in the uS was 1860. The result was 970,000 casualties.

Now here you can see the value of jomama's First

Whose side am I on?

My side.

Whose side are you on?

Full report.