Texas invades Brooklyn.
A mutual desire to secede from the republic makes for strange bedfellows.
Too many people, most of whom don’t know what they’re talking about. In defense of our (mostly) great state.
When citizens petitioned the White House to release their beer recipe, the WH responded in less than a month. Texas secession will take longer.
A petition calling for the Obama administration to let Texas secede from the United States had more than 95,000 signatures as of Wednesday morning.
The state attorney general on Obamacare, secession, and challenges to Texas sovereignty.
Or would it be too big to succeed?
The matter of whether Rick Perry has advocated secession arose on Fox News last night. He insisted that he has never used the s-word, except to refer to signs at tea party rallies that say "SECEDE." As far as I know, he is right. Here is what Perry did say back on April 15, 2009, during a raucous aftermath of an Austin tea party rally, when a reporter shouted out: “Some have associated you with the idea of secession or sovereignty for your state.…” Perry replied, “Texas is a unique place. When we came in the union in 1845, one of the issues was that we would be able to leave if we decided to do that.” Not true, and it's rather amazing that Perry made such an egregious historical error. He didn't use the s-word, but what he did say was incorrect. Texas did not enter the union with the right "to be able to leave if we decided to do that." It's pretty much American History 101 that states don't have the right to leave the Union. Hundreds of thousand of Americans gave their lives to preserve that principle.
America could have two governors who favor secession after the November elections. The other would be congressman Zach Wamp of Tennessee, who is trailing Bill Haslam by 36% to 25% in the latest Mason-Dixon poll. The Hotline quotes Wamp as saying that Tennessee and other states “may have…
Rick Perry, Mirabeau B. Lamar, and the two visions of Texas.