Author's Comments About the Book

The proposed nine lands shown on the book’s cover were prompted by the results of the first five Presidential elections of the current Century, which starkly illustrate the regional nature of the profound political divide in the current country. The untying of the 50 states, and recombining them into a much smaller number of new countries, can be done legally and without violence. The most likely means to this end is through a Convention of the States, as provided by the Constitution (see The assets of the proposed reparations trust will consist of all residential real estate in the former State of California. Former owners will be compelled to sell this real property to the trust, with generous compensation. Reparations beneficiaries, as defined, will be entitled, should they so choose, to move to a free home provided by the trust.