You know, I doubt that Scotty-boy's little experiment in secession, here, would last much longer than six months, a year, tops. The guys up against the most powerful military in the world, and the U.S. has 'im surrounded on three sides plus the Great Lakes...It'll be a walk-over.
I think you meant "irredentist" (advocating of return of territory to a nation) not "irridescent" (displaying luminous coloration that changes depending on viewing angle). But this is fantastic! I love your take on current events