If you haven't already retired you're probably not going to get it anyway. Think of how much more money you'd have if Fedzilla wasn't devouring a big chunk of your paycheck.
What about people that still live in the state-would what remains of the Federal government freeze their social security, medicare and medicaid that theyve become attached to like leeches?
Let em leave or become productive citizens.
What would become of the Federal military complexes that are scattered throughout the country?
There are federal military complexes all over the world. Why would this have to be different?
Because of nuclear weapons and other stuff the Federal government doesn’t want us to see. Imagine if Nevada seceded. Wouldn’t it be quite a fight as to what happens to Groom Lake and what they’ve got going on out there.
The actual fighting in the Civil War began over precisely this issue, with the Yankee govt. claiming that it had a right to maintain a fortress (Ft. Sumpter) within a major seaport of a newly-independent State.
It would be almost impossible to form a new Confederacy today, because there are statist colonies (e.g. Austin, TX) within even the most freedom- and secessionist-minded States. There is an 0bammunist Fifth Column everywhere. 0bama could simply order the U.S. military to reconquer the liberated territories, as his hero Lincoln did.