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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    They dont. You can choose for yourself, though it might be tough to be encircled by a new country.
    And if you or any crazy texans want to leave the u.s. they are free to do so, by getting on a plane, bus, or boat and leaving the u.s.

    We would be better off so go pack your bags since you hate the u.s. so much.

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    "It(texas) argued that given the size of Texas' economy and because the state has a balanced budget, it would be "practically feasible for Texas to withdraw from the union."

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    They dont. You can choose for yourself, though it might be tough to be encircled by a new country.
    That wasn't the scenario given. They said a majority of people in a given area. They're talking about all of Texas, not just the bits of Texas owned by the people signing the petition.

    I own some land in Texas. If a foreign nation decides to seize it, I expect the US military to go explain to them why their choice is unwise.
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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by YoungConserv View Post
    If the constitution is so old and outdated as liberals claim it is what is holding Texas except the threat of retribution?
    Where did you hear that or are you just making it up?

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by YoungConserv View Post
    If the constitution is so old and outdated as liberals claim it is what is holding Texas except the threat of retribution?
    Aside from the fact that most would rather stay in the United States, I would say that last part is a pretty good reason.
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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Update at 4:31 p.m.: Moments ago, an email arrived from Catherine Frazier, press secretary for Governor Rick Perry, who has this to say about the petition on the White House website:

    Gov. Perry believes in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it. But he also shares the frustrations many Americans have with our federal government. Now more than ever our country needs strong leadership from states like Texas, that are making tough decisions to live within their means, keep taxes low and provide opportunities to job creators so their citizens can provide for their families and prosper. We cannot allow Washington’s tax and spend, one-size-fits-all mindset to jeopardize our children’s future, undermine our personal liberties and drive our nation down a dangerous path to greater dependence of government.

    Update: Rick Perry’s office says he ‘believes in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it’ | Trail Blazers Blog


    It ain't gonna happen. Besides, the Civil War put an end to any serious notion of secession.

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    That wasn't the scenario given. They said a majority of people in a given area. They're talking about all of Texas, not just the bits of Texas owned by the people signing the petition.

    I own some land in Texas. If a foreign nation decides to seize it, I expect the US military to go explain to them why their choice is unwise.
    I was expressing my opinion. If Texas has a right to seeceed, so do parts of Texas from Texas. In my scenario if you wanted to keep your land part of the USA, thats your right. Youll have to negotiate passage to it though.

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Update at 4:31 p.m.: Moments ago, an email arrived from Catherine Frazier, press secretary for Governor Rick Perry, who has this to say about the petition on the White House website:

    Gov. Perry believes in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it. But he also shares the frustrations many Americans have with our federal government. Now more than ever our country needs strong leadership from states like Texas, that are making tough decisions to live within their means, keep taxes low and provide opportunities to job creators so their citizens can provide for their families and prosper. We cannot allow Washington’s tax and spend, one-size-fits-all mindset to jeopardize our children’s future, undermine our personal liberties and drive our nation down a dangerous path to greater dependence of government.

    Update: Rick Perry’s office says he ‘believes in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it’ | Trail Blazers Blog


    It ain't gonna happen. Besides, the Civil War put an end to any serious notion of secession.
    No, it was 100 years of peace that did that. People got used to peace and stability, and there wasnt really a reason to ever change it. We might just be finding new reasons now with the liberal dominance of the USA.

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    No, it was 100 years of peace that did that. People got used to peace and stability, and there wasnt really a reason to ever change it. We might just be finding new reasons now with the liberal dominance of the USA.
    You and your ilk that hate the US are free to leave anytime you want to. Take a boat, train, or plane and don't let the door hit your ass on the way out. You just can't take Texas with you sorry. There are still patriots there that want to be part of the U.S. and not "take their ball and go home" like some school yard brat that doesn't get their way.

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    Re: White House denies Texas secession

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    No, it was 100 years of peace that did that. People got used to peace and stability, and there wasnt really a reason to ever change it. We might just be finding new reasons now with the liberal dominance of the USA.
    Looking for a reason is not a good enough excuse.

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