White House: Texas must remain part of the US

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    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Bad news for thousands of people who wanted to see Texas secede: The state is still in the U.S.

    The White House has responded to a petition asking that Texas be allowed to break away from the country, saying the Founding Fathers who created the nation "did not provide a right to walk away from it."

    More than 125,000 people signed the petition, which was created a few days after President Barack Obama won re-election. The White House has promised to respond to any petition that gets more than 25,000 signatures within 30 days.

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    Lincoln would not allow secession in 1860. His would-be clone Barack Obama cannot allow it today.
     
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    Despite the continuing myth that the Texas Annexation documentation contains a clause allowing the state to secede whenever it wants, it is exactly that, a myth. However:

    Now Texas is mostly Republican. Imagine eight new republican senators, some of whom would most likely be hard liners.........

    Texas secession: How the Lone Star state could mess with the rest of us. - Slate Magazine
     
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    The White House gets it wrong again! Color Me surprised.

    The Founding Fathers actually did. However, Lincoln did away with that when he won the war.
     
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    Urban centers such as Houston, DFW, Austin etc. could be Democrat enough to carry a few of those new states blue.
     
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    I'm aware of that, besides, I doubt they would ever do it in the first place, just thought it was interesting.
     
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    Of course they won't do it. What's interesting is those cities in Texas might become Democrat enough to make the whole state blue one day.
     
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    With all that the asswipe democrats are doing under the imbecile in chief, don't count on it.
     
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    The Confederate States of America Dogma crap:
    Whining as always, Sorry Ass losers, well you got all those guns, and to
    pussy to use them. And losing again would be worst, to a black president ....:lmao:
     
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    I love it when one tries so hard to be a condescending ass but is such an illiterate shit, he shows the world that he is nothing but a loud fool........typical of leftist clowns........ that is what you are isn't Use, a leftist clown? You racist assholes that project who you are on others, how do you live with yourselves?
     

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