The freedom of association has a corollary–the freedom to choose to NOT associate. Being forced to associate with Yankees and City Slickers is just plain WRONG!
Americans are as politically divided today as they were in the mid-19th century. On the one hand are progressive/socialist/communists who long for stronger federal government and control over every aspect of life. They inhabit the corridors of power on the east and west coasts and the urban centers of the states — primarily state capitols. On the other hand are the people who desire liberty and a small government that doesn’t seek to control them but instead seeks to stand aside so they can prosper.
These two philosophies are diametrically opposed. Why shouldn’t there be a separation so we can determine which works best for the people?
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