Frustrated dissidents often speak in favor of some kind of secession. Sometimes they wish California seceded, other times they wish there was a new Southern Confederacy or just some kind of “White ethnostate” carved off from the rest of the country. They also like to call for a dissolution of the United States. They are tired of being stuck in a cosmopolitan declining empire. Escape starts to seem like the best, easiest, most equitable solution. The truth is there’s no easy way out.
Firstly, allowing the secession of California would be idiotic and disastrous. The nation would be letting go of its best seaports, best farmland, best tourism, best economic productivity, its greatest cultural output and for what in return?
The peoples who took over California would be lavishly rewarded for their subterfuge and treason. Such an easy victory for them would not mean peace in our time. It would only embolden their advances into a crumbling empire that has signaled a pathetic unwillingness to defend itself. If people think the US border is bad now, imagine if the whole length and width of California were added to it.
Independent California would be a hostile enemy nation constantly conspiring against the USA. If we cynically suggest that’s no different than now, let’s consider this Californian state would be free to make its own foreign policy. They would be natural allies of China.
Even if we imagine only limited city states ended up seceding instead of the entire state, they’d all have Chinese military bases on them in no time to guarantee their security. And in a little time more, they’d magically end up with nukes so they could be North Koreas in America extorting the rest of the country for electricity and water. The USA would never again have a whole continent to itself unchallenged by any other major power. Any sort of Californian independence would go down as one of the greatest geo-political blunders in history.
The idea of secession from the USA is little better. Cynics like to say we are oppressed and abused by the government now. Imagine what level of abuse becomes possible if the dissidents are all in a new country the US doesn’t even have to pretend to rule. They could impose sanctions, foment regime changes, send drone strikes while chuckling to themselves at how their opponents were kind enough to be easy targets in a perfect kill-zone. Volunteering to be a smaller, weaker, nation right by a greater and more powerful one is dumb and disastrous.
The secessionists would be deluded if they thought they’d be part of the legitimate world order just like Canada. They’d be shocked how quick there would be UN resolutions declaring their new country a “rogue state.” Aid from the “international community” would not be forthcoming. Perhaps other “rogue states” around the world would send money and weapons but the result would just be a prolonged, bloody, pointless guerilla conflict for an increasingly isolated and impoverished territory.
Some might propose the peaceful separation of the United States into its consituent parts. They’d be foolish though to think this arrangement would stay peaceful. We can look at the dissolution of the Soviet Union as a good example. Some parts of the old empire are bound to be more powerful than others if they are not divided up with the balance of power in mind. Then the greatest remaining state constantly conspires against the weaker states surrounding it.
We must also consider how alliances would fall into place. Perhaps a New Confederacy and Midwest Republic would get along but would find themselves trapped in the pincer of hostile coastal states where more wealth is concentrated. Canada would align with the remnants of the establishment powers while Mexico and the Narco-States would be opportunistic.
Of course, powers from other continents would have their proxy machinations in the divided states of America. They would more likely support the Coastal Nations since so many of their investments are located in the major cities and because many are already members of the globalist empire. Futhermore, just as in the US Civil War, the establishment alliance would likely end up with most of the naval power and be able to deny the Red America alliance access to its own international allies.
The Red federation might even be allowed to exist so long as it dutifully sent its raw commodities to the coasts but it would never be allowed to grow too high or have the wrong sorts of leaders without being deftly pruned back. In the end, flyover country would still be flyover country and the coastal cosmopolites wouldn’t even have to waste any time governing it anymore. It would be like a very large Panama.
Thus even the dissolution of America would be another failed attempt to keep postponing problems that must be confronted and solved. One empire and way of life must achieve total victory. If the power of the Imperial Capital were completely broken, its international empire would unravel soon after. If only weakened, the combined weight of the world’s liberal democratic, blank slatist regimes would reinforce it and slowly strangle all opposition once and for all.
One of the most common things right wing people say is “We just want to be left alone.” There’s no such thing as being left alone. A polity either has enough power to defend itself or it is subjugated by a stronger power. Only on a North American continent where opposition was relatively weak after the early 19th century could such a notion be seriously thought of. Just imagine how expecting to be left alone would sound to Polish or Ukrainians?
The trucon cuckservative fantasy of noble retreat into wilderness fallout shelters must be tossed in the trash once and for all. It is a pathetic, self-pitying, cowardly, failed idea. Any successful group must completely focus on objectives that lead to decisive victory.
For the dissidents this lies in adopting the 4th generation mentality in every way. The 19th century nation-state is a strategic liability in the 21st. Worse, it is an obsolete political unit outside of a few major centers of power. The US does not invade Canada, for example, because it has no need to. Canada is already an integrated department of the economic empire. It is better to forget about the hollow formality of lines on a map and instead operate within established cultural, legal, and political structures—and as in jiu jitsu—use the opponent’s own limbs and leverage against him while offering no easy way to hit back.
The default ultimate goal should be to retain the entire territory of the US. Entertaining the idea of secession or dissolution is the reverse of how we should be thinking.
It should be incumbent on hostile and invasive groups to leave if they are displeased, not us. Those allowed to stay would understand they live here at the good will of their generous hosts with no ability to participate in politics, finance, or any part of the state. They would from then on be 2nd in line after core tribal members.