I have to admit, I finally found something in the argument for
secession to agree with. Texas
When I read about the latest rally at the
capitol in favor of Texas secession I was ready to dismiss it as yet another crackpot rally by yet another crackpot group. But then I read this, and it all became clear” Texas
can take better care of itself than Texas ,’ said Lauren Savage, vice president of the movement. ‘We are here to raise interest in the Legislature of the possibility of secession to cure the ills of Washington .’” America
First I’m willing to bet that the
that Savage was referring to is Washington and not Washington DC state. Washington
And the reason for that bet is that
state is, in fact, better able to take care of itself than Washington is. The budget shortfall in Texas is a mere $4.6 billion, a pittance compared to the whopping $27 billion shortfall that is being predicted in Washington . Texas
But the thing that drew my attention was the statement that comes at the very end: “We are here to raise interest in the Legislature of the possibility of secession to cure the ills of
Darn, she really hit the nail on the head. To cure the ills of
, America should secede from the Texas Union.
Now why didn’t I think of that?