Conch Republic
"We Seceded Where Others Failed" (also: "The Mitigation of World Tension Through the Exercise of Humor")
Motto of Conch Republic

National symbols of Conch Republic

Founded by then-Mayor of Key West, Florida, Dennis Wardlow, it claims tongue-in-cheek independence from the United States in protest at a checkpoint established by the US Border Patrol.

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