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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 03:21 AM

Secession? Secession! You have got to be kidding me. [View all]

Are y'all daft?

The Southern states you think are so hot to trot to secede have, in many cases, large groups of minorities and groups of whites who have no desire to fire on Fort Sumter or join those who do.

If some moran or morans make such a declaration, the eruption in the states will be a sight. Do you think that all of us are going to blithely join a group of idiots who, as LBJ put it, 'can't pour piss out of a boot with directions on the heel.'

As I told a drunken KA(oxymoron) in college, Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall are dead. Why would I follow somebody who sees 2 of everything on most occasions?

There would be internecine fighting within the states. If there is any revolt, it is more likely to come from morans further west. Even there it is not a done deal if somebody jumps up and tries to lead the way.

Many accuse the South of having long memories. We do, and we remember the tragedy that was the war and its aftermath. It is not some marvelous time a lot of us want to revisit.

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