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Old 07-27-2011, 08:34 AM   #1
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Questions spawned from an interesting conversation I had this morning with a couple of my old professors.

"We're like a married couple that hates each other, is deep in debt, and has 3 small kids."

Not really possible, but fun to debate.
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Where would the dividing line go, down the Mississippi river so the border would be Arkansas and Tennessee?
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DC, CA, and NY can be their own country. Leave the PNW alone

Who cares about the rest
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I think they would both need some of the mid-west's farmland. I was thinking about a dividing line splitting the states west of the Mississippi in half. Assuming liberals would take the west coast and conservatives would take the east coast, Texas would likely just form it's own separate country anyway
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I think they would both need some of the mid-west's farmland. I was thinking about a dividing line splitting the states west of the Mississippi in half. Assuming liberals would take the west coast and conservatives would take the east coast, Texas would likely just form it's own separate country anyway
Good luck with that, most of the central and Midwest are hardcore conservative
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Texas would likely just form it's own separate country anyway
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Sure. We can take care of ourselves down here in Tejas. You guys don't need us at all.
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Split back into the union and confederacy, we'd all be better off with the south's dead weight cut from our nation like a rotting tumor.
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Split back into the union and confederacy,
Should we have a civil war to settle things?
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Return Hawaii back to the kingdom.

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What kingdom? Japan or China. Don't they own most of Hawaii anyway?
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Split back into the union and confederacy, we'd all be better off with the south's dead weight cut from our nation like a rotting tumor.
oh the irony
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Split back into the union and confederacy, we'd all be better off with the south's dead weight cut from our nation like a rotting tumor.
I know you are joking, but I actually agree lol
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California = 9th largest GDP in the world.

Is that enough to form a military and intelligence community?
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California = 9th largest GDP in the world.

Is that enough to form a military and intelligence community?
Considering it's a bunch of brainless liberal college kids, hippies, homeless people, movie stars, wannabe-actors/actresses, etc you're probably pretty close to the level of intelligence in Washington now.

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Sell California to China, and then pay off our debt.
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"The United States of New England" has a nice ring to it.
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Sell California to China, and then pay off our debt.

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Give California to China to pay off our debt.
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Considering it's a bunch of brainless liberal college kids, hippies, homeless people, movie stars, wannabe-actors/actresses, etc you're probably pretty close to the level of intelligence in Washington now.

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I see nothing wrong with any of that.

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Sell California to China, and then pay off our debt.
They couldn't afford us. GDP is bigger than Canada's. And they have oil
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Here we go again...
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Here we go again...
I bet you're from San Fernando, that valley near Los Angeles that's in that state everyone hates.
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At this point I'm sure Japan would seize it. They pretty much own it anyway. When I lived there and was a bike messenger there were entire office buildings I would deliver to where it was difficult finding anyone who spoke English.

Sell Alaska to Canada? The physical division would be the toughest thing to do.
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