This, as it turns out is not exactly true, but why quibble with a few facts?
But the whole thing came to the front pages of newspapers and featured as a leading news item in the media from coast to coast, and around the world because its governor shot off at the mouth about it at a couple or three TEA rallies this week.
Notably at a TEA rally at
“There's a lot of different scenarios. We've got a great union. There's absolutely no reason to dissolve it. But if
continues to thumb their nose at the American people, you know, who knows what might come out of that. But Washington is a very unique place, and we're a pretty independent lot to boot.” Texas
Where Perry is wrong, and where most Texans have it a little twisted, is that
This, as bemoaned at this website, is why
So, while only 18% of your run of the mill Texan thinks that secession is a knee slapper of a good idea, I think I’m with them. I think I’d like to form an organization to help them along: Americans for the Secession of Texas.
Heck, why not? If you buy into the historical facts,
So I’m all for it. Let us Americans give the people of
Oh, but that $17 billion that we Americans are giving to Texans? That’s off.
And NASA and the