jeromemsn wrote:Slavery, serfdom, thats what we have now. Go look at your bosses car and house, what does he drive and live in? Same type of car and house you do? I don't think so. Why does he get paid so much when you get paid so little and have to pay for health care and other things on top of the crappy pay you get and I bet your boss can't even do what you do. Isn't that slaver and serfdom?
I know having a lousy job with poor pay can be disheartening, but unlike a slave or serf we can change things. Michigan may not be the best place to be right now, but if you can find work that you enjoy then low pay is a lot less onerous. A truly free market will allow you to rise as far as your wants, and talents, and energy, will take you. Many of us believe that the cold dead hand of government that not only stifles ambition,but actively encourages sloth and waste is the major problem of our time.
To get back to the theme of this thread, I believe that states will not secede, but that politicians from those states that best cope with today's problems will be the future leaders of the country. New Jersey and Texas come to mind. I am sure there are others. The worse things become, the more support courageous men will have, to do what has to be done.