Public opinion polls consistently indicate that roughly 1 in 4 Americans, approximately 75-80 million people, are currently sympathetic to secession by their locality or region. The obvious implication of this for those of us who are advocates of pan-secessionism is that we do not need to go out and start converting people to the cause of secession. In other words, the most difficult part of our work has already been done, i.e. influencing public opinion in our direction. No, we are not yet a majority but twenty-five percent is fine for the time being.
Instead, at this phase in the struggle our task is to simply awaken those who are already in our camp in terms of emotional or intellectual sympathies, and motivate them to take action. Of course, the big question is the matter of how to go about doing this.
The first step is to remove the feeling of isolation many of our sympathizers or potential sympathizers may be experiencing. Maybe they’re hesitant to come out publicly as a secessionist, or maybe they feel like they don’t know anyone else who is a secessionist (although, statistically speaking, they probably do). The way to do this is to simply expand the public visibility of secessionists so that others will not feel they are alone, or that there’s something weird about them, because of their sympathy with the secessionist cause.
An important part of this first step towards expanding our visibility would be to flood the internet with our presence. There needs to be as many websites, blogs, social media pages, podcasts, youtube accounts, and videocasts as possible that are oriented towards the idea of secession. More…