Catalonia Pulls the Plug on Madrid

So this is kind of a big deal, and it just happened this afternoon in Barcelona:

The Spanish government has vowed to “restore the rule of law”. The table is set from upheaval not only in Spain, but in other areas of Europe with separatist movements. There are many, including Albania and Moldova. Not to mention other much larger countries like France, Germany, Italy and of course, Mother Russia.

UPDATE: Britain has quickly rallied behind the Spanish government, which wasn’t unexpected:

It’s likely other major European nations will follow suit, as the EU attempts to solidify some semblance of stability within a very fluid and uncertain situation.