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In addition to this silly censorship game, your typical worshipper of the centralized bureaucratic empire either lies about history or repeats nonsensical and incorrect slogans about it.  That’s what Giridharadas does when he writes “First the slave South, now this.”  Well, no, the “slave South” wasn’t the first to secede.  The American colonists seceded from the British Empire to create the confederacy known as the United States.  America was born of secession.  The Declaration of Independence was a declaration of secession in which the individual states are called “free and independent.”

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