A Talk to Action Anthology on Neo-Confederacy, Nullification and Secession (Updated)
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Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 10:54:44 PM EST
A number of posts over the past year have addressed the growing Neo-Confederate movement, the advocacy of nullification of federal laws, and even the secession of states from the union.  Below is an anthology of about 30 posts -- a list that we will continue to update from time-to-time. -- FC

Ron Paul Curriculum Launched by Reconstructionist Gary North and Neo-Confederate Thomas Woods
by Rachel Tabachnick   April 9, 2013

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. and the Neo-Confederate Catholic Right
by Frank Cocozzelli   May 1, 2013

Why Nullification Matters
by Frank Cocozzelli   May 12, 2013

Refuting Nullification, Part One
by Frank Cocozzelli   May 19, 2013

Refuting Nullification, Part Two
by Frank Cocozzelli   June 1, 2013

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. And the Right to Oppress
by Frank Cocozzelli   June 17, 2013

Thomas E. Woods, Jr.'s Long and Winding "Yawn"
by Frank Cocozzelli   July 8, 2013

The Methods in the Mendacity of Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

by Frank Cocozzelli August 2, 2013

A Point About The Paul Temptation

by Frederick Clarkson August 24, 2013

Yes, Mr. Woods, You Advocate the Right to Oppress

by Frank Cocozzelli September 12, 2013

Shining a Light on the Right in the States

by Frederick Clarkson January 17, 2014

Mudsill By Any Other Name

by Frank Cocozzelli February 21, 2014

Two Neo-Confederate Leaders Join Republican & Democratic Parties to Run For Office

by Frederick Clarkson March 2, 2014

A Theocrat in Democrat's Clothing

by Frederick Clarkson March 05, 2014

Neo-Confederate Tweets 'Kill the Jews' After Exposure of League of the South Political Candidate

by Rachel Tabachnick March 06, 2014

Neo-Confederate Democrats: Oxymorons?

by jhutson March 19, 2014

Don't Be April Fooled by Far-Right Activists Dressed Up as Democratic Candidates

by jhutson March 31, 2014

Candidates Expose Theocratic Agenda of Their Neo-Confederate Opponent

by jhutson April 22, 2014

Meet the New White Nationalist 'David Duke' GOP Candidate

by jhutson July 9, 2014

The Creeping Risk of Theocratic Violence

by Frederick Clarkson July 3, 2014

GOP Leader Questions Candidate About Hate Group That Advocates Death Squads - Updated

by jhutson July 25, 2014

Not Just Whistling 'Dixie': Peroutka Stands Up for Southern Secession - UPDATED x2!

by jhutson July 30, 2014

White Hot Controversy for a White Nationalist GOP Candidate

by Frederick Clarkson July 31, 2014

The man who was the attorney for the anti-abortion forces in Buffalo, NY is now on faculty at Regents Law School, Pat Robertson's enclave of wishful thinking. The attorney's specialty is nullification - that is a huge subject area at Regents, and he's in the thick of it. His presentations in court were to find precedent then declare, over and over, "Well - THAT is clearly wrong!" He, a Harvard Law School grad apparently decided any given individual can reject laws he or she does not like and do so with impunity. All we could conclude is that SOMEONE had to graduate at the bottom of the class. The move toward legitimating nullification has long historical precedent, and it the result is all about the abject failure of that legal theory. One has to abandon the entire notion of America as a society were it true, and nothing other than the Confederate secession ever came of it. The movement toward that same principle is doomed to equal failure again.

by Churchlady on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 10:10:17 PM EST

by Frederick Clarkson on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 11:04:20 PM EST
I think she's talking about James Duane.

by Rachel Tabachnick on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 04:22:37 PM EST

I wish to h##l the south would secede!  Then we would be rid of them, and Bank of america and Coca Cola as well! Along with Florida.  Why don't we just let them go their own way. Then we could get along with just being a country.  I suggested once or twice that the USA was too large, maybe split into five or six different nations,  I think that was rather wise of me.
But it won't happen until peak oil and peak fracking are done with.

by rdrjames on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 01:34:54 AM EST

Only a small number want to succeed. So don't be so small minded as to forget the larger number who want to stay in the Union.

by Nightgaunt on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 09:56:29 PM EST

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