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secession
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • There’s talk of seceding from the Union.
  • They’ve declared that they’re seceding from the Union, but nobody knows who’s now in power.
  • There were districts that rose in blind rebellion, arrested the local officials, expelled the agents of Washington, killed the tax collectors-then, announcing their secession from the country, went on to the final extreme of the very evil that had destroyed them, as if fighting murder with suicide: went on to seize all property within their reach, to declare community bondage of all to all, and to perish within a week, their meager loot consumed, in the bloody hatred of all for all, inů

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  • The people of Serbia were upset over Kosovo’s secession.
  • One 2007 poll found that 13% of Vermont’s population support secession from the United States.

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