By Nathan Barton
It is not a matter of “if” the formerly united States of America will break up into two, three, five, a dozen, or even fifty or more independent states, but when. Just as has been the case for nations and empires since the creation of the world, the USA will crack up, split up, and either have parts taken over by other countries, or form “new countries” from the pieces.
It may be the Polish model, where all the neighbors dice and slice and digest the various chunks, usually a small part at a time. Or it may be the Roman model where the big chunks fight each other for the juicy bits in easy reach of them all, while the jackals nibble on the fringes. Or it may be the British model where the various pieces are “voluntarily” allowed to go their own way, while the…
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