Last week, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) announced to a group of right-wing secession fetishists that secession and nullification is "happening" and that it's a "good thing." Naturally, the crowd of rednecks and neo-Confederates hooted and hollered at the announcement, though it's unclear which states are seceding and when.
Not for nothing, but the last time secession occurred, more than 625,000 Americans were killed -- roughly two percent of the entire U.S. population, if you include the southern states. In modern numbers, that'd be roughly six million corpses.
This is a "good thing" to Ron Paul.
Now couple this with his remarks today on the equally-as-kooky Lew Rockwell show. While discussing sanctions in the Middle East and ISIS, Ron Paul said... CONTINUE READING