Personally I think secession is a really bad idea for a state. As a member of the Republic you are supported and strong. Alone, you would probably become a 3rd world country in about 10 years. What will Vermont trade for fuel? Maple syrup? Best line from the story reveals the near-sightedness of some people: '"What is remarkable and really astounding about this situation is we see people and institutions who are supposedly on the progressive left rubbing shoulders with bona fide white supremacists," Potok said.' Am I the only person in the room who realizes that the Far-Left is quite possibly the most racist group on the planet?