If America’s going to split apart, here’s what will happen to you

A number of political scientists no longer think the idea of a crack-up of the Union is beyond the pale.

When Abraham Lincoln spoke the prophetic words “a house divided against itself cannot stand” — in a speech before the Illinois Republican state convention in 1858 — he was a relatively unknown politician.  He saw the obvious: North and South were hopelessly divided over the issue of slavery — or more fundamentally, states’ rights — and a breakup was all but all but unavoidable.  This came to pass in just a few years’ time in the form of the Civil War.

Is America nearing a similar point in 2021? […]

Source: If America’s going to split apart; here’s what will happen to you


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