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Why do establishment figures think that the states don't have a right of secession?

Their arguments are just laughable. Chris Matthews interviewing Sheriff Richard Mack today for example.

His only argument was that the "Civil War settled that matter in 1865". Lol, and does a husband "settle" the issue of right to divorce by threatening to murder his wife is she leaves him?

When they're putting out arguments that bad, I think they must be scared of something.

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They know that the entire

They know that the entire concept of Secession is a Revolutionary concept, one that pronounces the true nature of Independence and Sovereignty. That is something that they cannot come to grips with because it means the relinquishment of power and authority. It shakes their sensibilities and calls into question their concept of government since most of them are firm believers in centralization, consolidation and collectivism.

http://militantjeffersonian.com

"We are not a nation, but a union, a confederacy of equal and sovereign States" John C. Calhoun

His argument is pretty much

he who has the guns makes the rules. Sheriff mack should have called him on it.