Tag: Texit

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The nation-state isn’t forever (sorry, Fukuyama). Liberal democracy, with its mountains of debt and its failing program of compelled cohesion, will become increasingly unstable. At some point there will be a breakup, although when or how it will come about is anyone’s guess. If Las Vegas bookies have odds on this sort of thing, they […]

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Today’s ‘Daily Shot’, in discussing #CALEXIT and the popular vote in California, said the following: “Meanwhile, talk of a Texit seems to have quieted down for now…” The linked article discusses an initiative at the Texas state Republican convention to have a vote on a Texas independence resolution that was ultimately prevented from getting to a […]

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I am always trying to imagine how things will look in hindsight. One of the joys of history is that everything in the rearview mirror end up coming out like a unfolding story, with one thing leading to another. Every correlation looks an awful lot like causality. This is not hard to do, especially when […]

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