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Should counties like the ones in northern Colorado be allowed to secede from their states? Why/why not?

Succession seems to be a topic of discussion in many parts of the country today. There is a process in place for that to be accomplished. What are your thoughts? Thank you.

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    Nov 11 2013: There is a process as Pat stated called nullification .. where states do not have to obey anything that the state deems unconstitutional.

    The only state that has written in its constitution that can secede is Texas and it can divide into five independent states. That is my understanding.

    The better question is why has this become such a hot button in the last few years. There is talk of seceding, anarchy, plots, and a sharp rise in cults and groups that had all but died out and are now popular. Why is there a need for a Tea Party? Why have our strongest allies begin to desert us? Why are we 17 Trillion dollars in debit? Why do our leaders exempt themselves from the law of the land? There are thousands of whys .....

    Doc, we once found a common ground in faith ... Madalyn O'Hara and court rulings have removed that common bond. Is there a connection? Strong movements to re-define marriage, legalize drugs, embrace socialism / communism, and destroy the very fiber that made us a leader in the world.

    That a county should want to depart from the insanity is a symptom of the greater illness. However, would allowing this solve either the issues or bring the lifestyle to the community they are seeking. There must be a better more effective answer ... to find that answer we must examine what has caused this rift and remove that cancer in order to find unity, harmony, and regain a national sense of belonging, worth, and pride. For truly united we will stand and divided we shall fall.

    I have never seen us as divided and fragmented as we have become in the last few years. Over a period of time racial tensions had eased and there was signs of healing ... those embers have resurfaced. A process of indoctrination has taken place in education and through the entitlements mentality.

    Should they be allowed to secede ... NO. But they have spoken the thoughts of much of the nation and that needs a thorough examination.

    I wish you well. Bob.

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