A Whiff of Secession and Nullification
Written By: Alan Caruba | Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
In May Rasmussen Reports took a survey of a thousand adults asking if they believed that States have the right to secede. "One-in-five Americans believe individual States have the right to break away from the country, although a majority doesn't believe it will actually happen."
That a Tea Party movement sprang to life in the midst of the protests against Obamacare and then was instrumental in transferring political power in the House of Representatives in the 2010 election cannot be dismissed. People-lots of them-are increasingly wary of the central government, particularly one that has burdened them with more debt in the last three years than in the entire prior history of the nation.
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