Thanks for the +rep! Glad some people understood my reasoning.
Secession via separation. One relatively large effort trying to do this today is the Free State Project. Some of them don't like to call it a secession effort, but it is a separation effort, that if it were successful, would amount to the same thing.
I agree wholeheartedly with your comments. Thanks!
Yes, especially when the gold and silver coins were being debased. Hence Gresham's law. But that guy is a troll so I decided not to go into it any further.