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Billionaire looks to buy Belle Isle Detroit and secede, form commonwealth

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 4:00 am   /   by

You know things are bad when people begin to realize that they’d be better off not being a part of the 50 states. Things are obviously that bad in Detroit, as we have discussed numerous times.

But in a broader sense, this is a reaction to an overreaching government and the long march of statism generally.

So now, the question is, how bad do things have to get before the powers that be say “yes”?

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Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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Billionaire looks to buy Belle Isle Detroit and secede, form commonwealth