Monday, December 20, 2010

Happy Secession Day

150 years ago today, South Carolina issued its Secession Ordinance, thus starting the procession of slave states out of the Union. Whether through a failure of genes or education, or both, things haven't changed much between then and now. I think about what our response should be today to the Haircut Perrys and Zach Wamps of the nation (and Lincoln's party!!) who casually throw out the notion of "secession": I say, let 'em go, we're better off without 'em!

(Image: No, it is hate, not heritage)

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