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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gaius46 View Post
    And none of that implies in any way shape or form than if the people of NY a abolished theiir government they could legally enact a non republican form of government. Saying the people can abolish their government does not imply that they are unconstrained as to the form of a new government.
    since the people have a right to alter or abolish their state government they have.......then they have a right to create any form of government they choose....this is a founding principle the u.s. government has recognized

    if that government is not a republican form created by the people, then have formed something which is not within constitutional guarantee, and therefore that state cannot be part of the union...it has to be expunged.
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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    The will of the people of Texas vs the will of the Federal government - no contest. But as I stated before. The U.S. government could make life miserable on any state by imposing sanctions. And there's no state, including Texas that has all of the necessary resources to be an independent sovereign state/nation.
    texas has 1 power grid to itself....that would be lost to the u.s.

    Texas has access to the water....its not landlocked and can conduct trade

    texas has resources ..oil..and part the u.s. strategic oil reserves of america...

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    While unlikely anytime too soon, it's not unthinkable that one day, Texas might vote to secede from the United States and re-establish itself as an independent nation.

    If done in a peaceful and democratic manner...that is, if the people of Texas overwhelmingly voted to withdraw from the U.S. In a referendum similar to the one recently held in Scotland, would you support the right of Texas to go her own way?
    It would be the final nail in the coffin for the Republican party on a national level. There is no chance of winning a Presidential election if they don't have Texas.

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    texas has 1 power grid to itself....that would be lost to the u.s.

    Texas has access to the water....its not landlocked and can conduct trade

    texas has resources ..oil..and part the u.s. strategic oil reserves of america...
    Not near enough...

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    I also support the right of Austin to secede from the rest of Texas.

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    Not near enough...
    there are many countries around the world who have far less the capacity of Texas, and they are independent nations.

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    Not near enough...
    really?.. Texas has more resources than most other recognized countries.

    there are a few states that don't have the necessary resources for independence.. .but to argue Texas is one of them is extremely odd

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    I also support the right of Austin to secede from the rest of Texas.

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    really?.. Texas has more resources than most other recognized countries.

    there are a few states that don't have the necessary resources for independence.. .but to argue Texas is one of them is extremely odd
    It doesn't matter. The complexities of our state's infrastructure depends on its Federal Government ties.

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    Re: Would you support the right of Texas to secede?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    there are many countries around the world who have far less the capacity of Texas, and they are independent nations.
    Yes, like which countries SPECIFICALLY? Let's compare their current state of sovereignty with Texas'.

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