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holy crap ill admit i didnt think it was real but

I'm reading a story on aol right now that tx has qualified to secession. I'll admit I did not think it would happen and this would all fizzle out but now I'm not so sure.... Holy hell man and my state wants to secession to!!! Tx has over 81000 signatures!!
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by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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specialwingz
by Bronze Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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With over 25M people living in Texas, it's scary to think that a mere fraction think that they can make the difference for the whole.

Texans stand to lose a LOT if they are successful in secession.  This is a HUGE military state.  And, guess who all the military belong to!  Yep, the U.S. Government.  There goes all the military people, their families, bases and jobs.  The military contributes a very huge amount to TX economy.  It also means no more Corp of Engineers or Coast Guard, no more U.S. protection on the TX/Mexico border, no more U.S. Government jobs, aid, funding, U.S. currency.  Import/export tax levees would have to be put in place.

And, that's just the beginning.  And, doesn't even take into account all the people who would leave TX because they choose to stay US citizens.

Talk about the BIGGEST backwards move in history.  This would definitely be it!

Radarma
by "OneDar" on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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 Mexico would take back Tx?

That is one of the most naive things I have read here on good ol Cafemom.

 

LntLckrsCmQut
by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:51 PM


Quoting ashellbell:

Texas will be taken back by Mexico if they did. That would kind of make me laugh.

It wouldn't be funny to those who are against it.

It won't happen though.

LauraKW
by "Dude!" on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Do you think the US would let TX ships leave the gulf? Or fly over US airspace?

Quoting blackcat1o2:

Texas already has a constituion, and a huge portion of the US Military comes from Texas. We have a lot of trained retired military, as well as other forces. Also, a lot of the military equipment is made in Texas. It's not an unfamiliar sight to be stuck waiting for a train to pass loaded down with military vehicles. I don't really have an opinion either way on the issue, but I'm just putting it out there. It's not an impossibility.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Well they better come up with a military quick before some country invades and make them their b****. 

Quoting Joqui:

ok ... hypothetically speaking... if Texas manages to leave the union... would they lose all American rights? would they have to start over and start their own constitution? I do believe they are economically able to maintain themselves BUT we depend on a lot of federal money for schools, roads TOLL ROADS, safety, etc. I don't think these people are thinking about it all the way through I just would like to know their theory. If you secede, now what? What "RIGHTS" do you have? Because the beauty of being American is being born with certain inalienable rights, you are practically telling the people of Texas to give up these rights and "come up" with new ones? or am I mistaken?



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ashellbell
by shellbark on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:55 PM
I think those against it would get the eff out if this mega shit storm came into play. You can always come live with me....you'd have to pay me in sex though.


Quoting LntLckrsCmQut:


Quoting ashellbell:

Texas will be taken back by Mexico if they did. That would kind of make me laugh.

It wouldn't be funny to those who are against it.

It won't happen though.


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blackcat1o2
by Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Of course not. I was just saying that Texas could have a military in a second if the need arose. 

Quoting LauraKW:

Do you think the US would let TX ships leave the gulf? Or fly over US airspace?

Quoting blackcat1o2:

Texas already has a constituion, and a huge portion of the US Military comes from Texas. We have a lot of trained retired military, as well as other forces. Also, a lot of the military equipment is made in Texas. It's not an unfamiliar sight to be stuck waiting for a train to pass loaded down with military vehicles. I don't really have an opinion either way on the issue, but I'm just putting it out there. It's not an impossibility.


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Well they better come up with a military quick before some country invades and make them their b****. 

Quoting Joqui:

ok ... hypothetically speaking... if Texas manages to leave the union... would they lose all American rights? would they have to start over and start their own constitution? I do believe they are economically able to maintain themselves BUT we depend on a lot of federal money for schools, roads TOLL ROADS, safety, etc. I don't think these people are thinking about it all the way through I just would like to know their theory. If you secede, now what? What "RIGHTS" do you have? Because the beauty of being American is being born with certain inalienable rights, you are practically telling the people of Texas to give up these rights and "come up" with new ones? or am I mistaken?




Kaya529
by Bronze Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Let them go along with Arkansas and Georgia. When they fall on their asses the other states will pull their head out of their asses. Then when they want back in make them all dress like jesters for a month to come back.
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LauraKW
by "Dude!" on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:58 PM
I gotcha. Just advocating for he devil there ;).

Quoting blackcat1o2:

Of course not. I was just saying that Texas could have a military in a second if the need arose. 


Quoting LauraKW:

Do you think the US would let TX ships leave the gulf? Or fly over US airspace?



Quoting blackcat1o2:

Texas already has a constituion, and a huge portion of the US Military comes from Texas. We have a lot of trained retired military, as well as other forces. Also, a lot of the military equipment is made in Texas. It's not an unfamiliar sight to be stuck waiting for a train to pass loaded down with military vehicles. I don't really have an opinion either way on the issue, but I'm just putting it out there. It's not an impossibility.



Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Well they better come up with a military quick before some country invades and make them their b****. 

Quoting Joqui:

ok ... hypothetically speaking... if Texas manages to leave the union... would they lose all American rights? would they have to start over and start their own constitution? I do believe they are economically able to maintain themselves BUT we depend on a lot of federal money for schools, roads TOLL ROADS, safety, etc. I don't think these people are thinking about it all the way through I just would like to know their theory. If you secede, now what? What "RIGHTS" do you have? Because the beauty of being American is being born with certain inalienable rights, you are practically telling the people of Texas to give up these rights and "come up" with new ones? or am I mistaken?




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LntLckrsCmQut
by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Peronsally, I think the ones spewing their dumb shit should get the f out.

As far as payment goes..........That's how I pay my husband so it would be like normalcy to me. lol

SmileyCentral.com

Quoting ashellbell:

I think those against it would get the eff out if this mega shit storm came into play. You can always come live with me....you'd have to pay me in sex though.


Quoting LntLckrsCmQut:


Quoting ashellbell:

Texas will be taken back by Mexico if they did. That would kind of make me laugh.

It wouldn't be funny to those who are against it.

It won't happen though.



GLWerth
by Gina on Nov. 14, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Well, Texas has more nutcases than most states.

Texas also has some great, non-crazy people, but they tend to be less loud and notorious.

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