neversubmit: 1. Transfer all of Spain's debt to Catalan2. Grant them independence3. Profit!
YixilTesiphon: Prophet of Loss: Maybe we can negotiate to have one of the new countries take Arizona, Texas, and Florida in exchange for something useful.I'd rather we not lose 16% of our GDP, but good thought.
nanim: Would an independent Catalan even be in the EU?
adamatari: Countries are not forever things. Borders change, regions become part of it, regions break away. In the past this was usually a very violent process, at least this one is unlikely to lead to a bloody civil war.When the US breaks up it will really be a mess... Probably another good 100 years to go, but that's what people said about the USSR too.
Prophet of Loss: Maybe we can negotiate to have one of the new countries take Arizona, Texas, and Florida in exchange for something useful.
ZAZ: With the EU taking more and more power, is there any need for intact member states?
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