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Posted on 11/02/2012 5:39:24 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
Every four years, presidential candidates talk about the enormous stakes of the coming election. But this year, it is no mere campaign platitude.
In fact, rarely in American history has an election mattered more. The future of ObamaCare, the size and intrusiveness of government, tax rates, America's standing in the world, and the long-term makeup of the Supreme Court all rest on who occupies the White House for the next four years.
Here are the stakes, should Obama win a second term:
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Do not discount the possibility of secession of several regions of the United States if Obama should gain a second term. Although the right to secede was denied in 1865, on the basis of one interpretation of the Constitution and a phrase in the Declaration of Independence, that all men are created equal, the right to secede for other reasons still remains.
The divisions are already plainly marked on many of the maps now available, just look for the counties within states which are “red” or “blue”, and designate these as two separate nations. There is little or no possibility of coming to compromise with the two sides, as one side is determined to break every rule set up for the common basis of coming to agreement, and the other side either does not enforce good behavior, or does not build its case with sufficient conviction to maintain the existing set of rules.
We can only hope.
"When designs are form'd to raze the very foundation of a free government, those few who are to erect their grandeur and fortunes upon the general ruin, will employ every art to sooth the devoted people into a state of indolence, inattention and security, which is forever the fore-runner of slavery." Samuel Adams - Article signed "Candidus," in Boston Gazette, December 9, 1771
"If the public are bound to yield obedience to laws to which they cannot give their approbation, they are slaves to those who make such laws and enforce them." Samuel Adams - As Candidus in the Boston Gazette, January 20, 1772