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Texas Secession to be Reviewed by White House

08hayabusa Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:43 PM
Tinsldr2 Wrote: 7 minutes ago (8:31 PM) well are you really prepared to KILL Americans? _______________________________________ Just a good portion of the 535 in Washington who have forgotten they are elected officials and seem to think they are Emperors of something. Down with the tyrants and anyone who supports them.
Par4theDay Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:46 PM
I think you missed the peacefully part.

The only ones who would start the war would be the choom gang clan leader and his minions. It would not be us who seek to peacefully remove ourselves form a out of control government who could not care less about you.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:53 PM
And when the US says NO! You cant leave?
scrow Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 9:51 PM
The Texans leave. The question is then, which side starts the violence?

What violence do you anticipate Texas having to commit to leave, if all the US does is say No! You can't leave?
mariner5 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 3:21 PM
Not that I disagree with the sentiment, but they can do just what they did in 1861 - refuse to vacate their military bases and other federal establishments, they could even blockade your ports. This was how they goaded the Confederacy into firing on Fort Sumpter and supposedly "starting the war" (hint: the victors get to write the history books).
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:51 PM
But really, You big guys talk of secession like it is serious

Are you really prepared to kill COPS, FBI and ATF agents when you form a militia to march on Ft Hood?
Par4theDay Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:57 PM
Did not Washington, Jefferson, Knox, Greene, Morgan or any of the founders face the same dilemmas?

Instead of accepting tyranny did they not act and not care of what the outcome was for them.

They sacrificed all and won. Why should we be afraid to do the same?
Bigdogoffthechain Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:57 PM
who said anything like that? Why are you violent and bent on hurting others? Are you on drugs?

The idea of Texas seceding from the Union is a long time joke, but a secession petition on WhiteHouse.gov has received enough signatures to be seriously reviewed by the White House.
 

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This isn't quite the equivalent of the Declaration of Independence, but in the digital age, you could say it's similar.

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