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During the first Spanish Republic the city of Cartagena famously declared itself an independent canton. It lasted for a few months, during which it threatened neighbouring cities with military action for real or imagined grievances.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Feb 19th, 2008 at 07:08:31 AM EST
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