Then some would instantly band together with bigger, richer states with similar political dynamics.

Only California and Texas, maybe New York and Florida, could survive long as independent countries. Smaller neighbors would join in new federations, just like the 13 colonies did after independence.

--

Rogue systems analyst, bestselling author. Pro-science anti-authority rural cat fanatic, pronoun agnostic, married. West Coast = only coast :)

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store