An idea for “federalism” in the Fifty States

The Price of Liberty

A thought experiment…

In Virginia, the Assembly meets and pushes the anti-gun agenda of the tiny majority of the Democratic hoploclasts who won back in November. And 91 of the Commonwealth’s 95 counties (and 141 jurisdictions overall), have declared themselves “Second Amendment Sanctuaries.” This opposition to the state government is not unprecedented, but rare. Nor is it limited to Virginia.

In an era of ever more powerful government, the problem is more serious than ever before. What problem? The tyranny of a majority, especially when a republic has corrupted into a democracy.

Consider this map:

Half the Population of Each U.S. State
Red Counties: have at least 50% of the population of their state.

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