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  •  Does Hawiian sovereignity mean becoming an (1+ / 0-)
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    independent nation? Like Texas succeeding from the union? I had never heard of it before.

    "You can die for Freedom, you just can't exercise it"

    by shmuelman on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 08:40:15 AM PST

    •  The sovereignty movement is not (5+ / 0-)

      a unified (singular) movement by any means. There are differing ideas. Some parallel Native American treaty rights that guarantee sovereignty for certain recognized tribes. Some proponents want a state within the state. The issue has been around ever since the Hawaiian monarchy was deposed and placed with colonial governance.

      Let us not pretend our sorrow in this moment means a damn thing or changes a damn thing, because it doesn’t and won’t. -- Leonard Pitts

      by RudiB on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:19:48 AM PST

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