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The "Country" of TEXAS...(Check it Out)

Posted on 04/15/2009 4:54:36 PM PDT by Dallas

THE COUNTRY of TEXAS

So what does Texas have to do to survive as a Republic?

1. NASA is just south of Houston, Texas. We will control the space industry.

2. We refine over 85% of the gasoline in the United States .

3. Defense Industry--we have over 65% of it. The term "Don't mess with Texas ," will take on a whole new meaning.

4. Oil - we can supply all the oil that the Republic of Texas will need for the next 300 years. What will the other states do? Gee, we don't know. Why not ask Obama?

5. Natural Gas - again we have all we need and it's too bad about those Northern States. John Kerry and Al Gore will have to figure out a way to keep them warm....

6. Computer Industry - we lead the nation in producing compute chips and communications equipment -small companies like Texas Instruments, Dell Computer, EDS, Raytheon, National Semiconductor, Motorola, Intel, AMD, Atmel, Applied Materials, Ball Miconductor, Dallas Semiconductor, Nortel, Alcatel, etc, etc. The list goes on and on.

7. Medical Care - We have the research centers for cancer research, the best burn centers and the top trauma units in the world, as well as other large health centers. The Houston Medical Center alone employees over 65,000 people.

8. We have enough colleges to keep us getting smarter: University of Texas , Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Texas Christian, Rice, SMU, University of Dallas , University of Houston , Baylor, UNT (University of North Texas), Texas Women's University, etc. Ivy grows better in the South anyway.

9. We have an intelligent and energetic work force, and it isn't restricted by a bunch of unions. Here in Texas, it's a Right to Work State and, therefore, it's every man and woman for themselves. We just go out and get the job done. And if we don't like the way one company operates, we get a job somewhere else.

10. We have essential control of the paper, plastics, and insurance industries, etc.

11. In case of a foreign invasion, we have the Texas National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, and several military bases. We don't have an Army, but since everybody down here has at least six rifles and a pile of ammo, we can raise an Army in 24 hours if we need one. If the situation really gets bad, we can always call the Department of Public Safety and ask them to send over the Texas Rangers.

12. We are totally self-sufficient in beef, poultry, hogs, and several types of grain, fruit and vegetables, and let's not forget seafood from the Gulf. Also, everybody down here knows how to cook them so that they taste good. Don't need any food.

13. Three of the ten largest cities in the United States , and twenty-three of the 100 largest cities in the United States , are located in Texas . And Texas also has more land than California , New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland , Rhode Island and Vermont combined.

14. Trade: Three of the ten largest ports in the United States are located in Texas .

15. We also manufacture cars down here, but we don't need to. You see, nothing rusts in Texas , so our vehicles stay beautiful and run well for decades, well most of the time.

This just names a few of the items that will keep the Republic of Texas in good shape. There isn't a thing out there that we need and don't have.

Now to the rest of the United States under President Obama:

Since you won't have the refineries to get gas for your cars, only President Obama will be able to drive around in his big 9 mpg SUV. The rest of the United States will have to walk or ride bikes.

You won't have any TV as the Space Center in Houston will cut off satellite communications.

You won't have any natural gas to heat your homes, but since Mr. Obama has predicted global warming, you will not need the gas as long as you survive the 2000 years it will take to get enough heat from Global Warming.

Signed, The People of Texas

P.S. This is not a threatening letter - just a note to give you something to think about and maybe a chuckle!

SLEEP WELL TONIGHT "THE EYES OF TEXAS ARE UPON YOU!!"


TOPICS: US: Texas; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: get0r0done; godblesstexas; statesrights; yeeehaaawww
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1 posted on 04/15/2009 4:54:36 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: Dallas

If you do become a country can you invade California and make us a territory or some such thing?


2 posted on 04/15/2009 4:55:41 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Dallas

I want to move there. Can I get a green card?


3 posted on 04/15/2009 4:56:28 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: Dallas

The only thing you are missing is commercial aviation and software.


4 posted on 04/15/2009 4:57:43 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Dallas

What are the citizenship requirements of your country? Are Yankees allowed in if they bring ammo and supplies? ;)


5 posted on 04/15/2009 4:58:29 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Somali Pirates? How about Beltway Pirates taking our $10 trillion? Can't we snipe them?)
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To: Dallas

You also have access to the sea...that is a MAJOR deal.


6 posted on 04/15/2009 4:58:33 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: Dallas

Isn’t Texas also on its own electric grid? I seem to remember seeing a news report about how one half of the nation is controlled by the East Grid, the other by the West Grid and Texas had its own grid.

Is that true? Then that’s another advantage Texas has in being its own state. I salute you!


7 posted on 04/15/2009 4:58:43 PM PDT by Sister_T (The Obama Administration = EPIC FAIL!)
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To: Dallas

Well, Michigan has....um, we have, uh... winter!

YEAH! GO MICHIGAN!


8 posted on 04/15/2009 4:59:22 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (Conservatives see untapped potential. Liberals see Tapped-out hopelessness.)
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To: Dallas

The only flies in the ointment are the border and the illegals. Youse guys can figure a way to correct that, I am sure.


9 posted on 04/15/2009 5:00:08 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir)
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To: Texas Eagle
Don't invade: make them beg.

I live here in CA and the problem is the people, at least the ones who keep electing the Democrat legislators and RINO governors.

10 posted on 04/15/2009 5:00:11 PM PDT by happygrl (It's time to Party like it's 1773.)
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To: Dallas

Texas is about to grow by thousands of conservatives, very soon!!!! I’ll be one of them! HOORAY for TEXAS!


11 posted on 04/15/2009 5:00:19 PM PDT by blondee123 (Barack O'Lenin, King of United Socialist America!)
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To: Dallas

Texas can basically force policy to the bozos in Washington. Texas can survive on it’s own. Obama, Pelosi and Reid can’t survive without Texas.

Perry needs to keep ratcheting this up and tell Obama the more he spends, the more likely it is that Texas leaves.


12 posted on 04/15/2009 5:00:48 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: VanDeKoik

Maybe the movement can start in Texas and eventually annex enough territory and other states to form “Heartland.”


13 posted on 04/15/2009 5:01:38 PM PDT by happygrl (It's time to Party like it's 1773.)
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To: happygrl

I live here in CA, too, and I think an invasion would be waaaay more cool.


14 posted on 04/15/2009 5:01:38 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Dallas

Some more to consider (and please comment):

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2180357/posts


15 posted on 04/15/2009 5:01:46 PM PDT by BobL (Drop a comment: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2180357/posts)
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To: Dallas
We don't have an Army

Yes we do. The State of Texas has it's own Army, Navy and Air Force.

http://www.txsg.state.tx.us/

16 posted on 04/15/2009 5:02:42 PM PDT by txroadkill (Medicare, Medicaid and now we have Medi-Car)
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To: Dallas

I heard the cover of the Texas passport has a gun on it. I’ll gladly replace mine.


17 posted on 04/15/2009 5:03:19 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Dallas

So, how long to pay off for all the stuff the feds have there?
Or, did you think you owned it all? ALA Hugo Chavez?
Everyone paid for NASA, not just Texans. How are you going to pay for those who like America but live in Texas? Are you going to buy them out at market price? Or, are you going to steal it? What if individual counties don’t want to secede, do you crush them? Or will it be like Virginia and West Virginia?

You get back to us on how much it all comes to, pay for it, then you can have it.

Until then why don’t you fight for America? Conservatives love their country. Socialists hate it. Marxists hate it. Communists hate it. The left hates it.

Americans don’t hate it. Conservatives don’t hate it. So let’s knock of the BS and work on the basics.


18 posted on 04/15/2009 5:03:40 PM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

>>>I want to move there. Can I get a green card?

Dittos.


19 posted on 04/15/2009 5:03:45 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (ESPN MNF: 3 Putzes talking about football on TV while I'm trying to watch a game.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

“What are the citizenship requirements of your country? Are Yankees allowed in if they bring ammo and supplies? ;)”

I was thinking of a “Reagan Test”. Say Ronald Reagan and see which muscles twitch...you’ll know right away if they’re Texan material.

But your idea is valid as well. Break out a 9mm and see how they react. If they say “cool” (like my kids would do), then an instant green card.


20 posted on 04/15/2009 5:04:17 PM PDT by BobL (Drop a comment: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2180357/posts)
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To: VanDeKoik

LMAO...luv ya man


21 posted on 04/15/2009 5:04:24 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: Texas Eagle

No.

We will, however, use nuclear weapons to sever California from the continent and let it float off into the ocean.


22 posted on 04/15/2009 5:04:30 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Texas Eagle; Dallas

I have a feeling a lot of states would join us. The United States of Texas would be a thing of beauty


23 posted on 04/15/2009 5:05:23 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Dallas

Got my Texas pickemup truck with the Texas flag bumper sticker. Now, I just need that Texas passport.


24 posted on 04/15/2009 5:05:55 PM PDT by biff
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To: BobL

Empty the prisons and send them all north...Like Castro did


25 posted on 04/15/2009 5:06:27 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: Dallas

How could the Libs be kept out?


26 posted on 04/15/2009 5:06:44 PM PDT by unkus
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To: DennisR
The only thing you are missing is commercial aviation and software.

Dell & Boeing.....Austin Texas is the Silicon Valley of the south I believe?

27 posted on 04/15/2009 5:06:52 PM PDT by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: Dallas

If Texas becomes its own country, I’m applying for citizenship immediately!


28 posted on 04/15/2009 5:07:18 PM PDT by meyer (Obama is to the USA as Mugabe is to Zimbabwe.)
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To: IrishCatholic

More than 52% of Americans do not believe in the country.

I prefer to undock Texas from the sinking Federal ship and watch as the inevitable progresses and the people eventually figure out what they did when they elected the Obamanation.

When they figure this out and revolt, they will need leadership, technology, aid, and governance. The Republic of Texas can provide that.

Also, something you seem to forget. Texas has nuclear weapons.


29 posted on 04/15/2009 5:07:25 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: IrishCatholic
So, how long to pay off for all the stuff the feds have there? Or, did you think you owned it all

posession is 9.99/10 of the law =o)

You meant TASA right?? not NASA.

30 posted on 04/15/2009 5:07:57 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Dallas

Don’t forget that if we decide we want to be our own country, I wouldn’t be surprised if a good chunk of Louisiana and Oklahoma asks to come with us.

Regarding #11- I would like to see us do what Switzerland does, a required national militia membership with training each year and the government making sure everyone is armed.


31 posted on 04/15/2009 5:08:13 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Sister_T

We share it with Arkansas and North Louisiana.


32 posted on 04/15/2009 5:09:16 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Texas Eagle

Sure. We welcome all good common sense people.


33 posted on 04/15/2009 5:09:20 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

LOL


34 posted on 04/15/2009 5:09:33 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Dallas
The problem I see with a Texas Succession is over population from the other 49 states. You guys better set some guide lines! For instance, make sure anyone of the 20 million that will gravitate that way has an employable skill, speaks english and has never been on welfare.

Other than that,,, PLEASE SUCCEED!!!!! I so want to move to a capitalistic society and watch the socialist fail.

35 posted on 04/15/2009 5:09:36 PM PDT by MrPiper
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

We welcome you.


36 posted on 04/15/2009 5:10:04 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Dallas
I'm in, but on two conditions:
1) We burn Austin to the ground
2) First one who accuses me of being a Yankee gets shot, no questions asked, no prosecution.

Deal?

37 posted on 04/15/2009 5:10:27 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I long for the days when advertisers didn't constantly ask about the health of my genital organs.)
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To: Spktyr

Very well said...


38 posted on 04/15/2009 5:10:31 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: dynachrome

“The only flies in the ointment are the border and the illegals. Youse guys can figure a way to correct that, I am sure.”

No problem there, simply require workers be legal, and enforce it. No US Supreme Court to get in the way.

It’s nearly impossible to imagine how good it could be.


39 posted on 04/15/2009 5:10:47 PM PDT by BobL (Drop a comment: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2180357/posts)
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To: Dallas

Gosh Texans really do have some “stones.”

I’m going.


40 posted on 04/15/2009 5:11:07 PM PDT by Radix (How will the "Country" of Texas deal with immigration from northeast states?)
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To: Spktyr
We will, however, use nuclear weapons to sever California from the continent and let it float off into the ocean.

Cool. That way we won't have to drive so far to get to the coast.

41 posted on 04/15/2009 5:11:36 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Dallas
Photobucket WOW Impressive post!!! Very impressive. TX would do just fine on it's own, in fact, much better on it's own. Can you then kick the illegals out? If they seriously secede real Americans nationwide will be streaming into TX.
42 posted on 04/15/2009 5:11:37 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: Texas Eagle
I live here in CA, too, and I think an invasion would be waaaay more cool.

If they invaded wearing blue windbreakers with the ICE logo on the back, they'd pretty much have a deserted state to themselves.

43 posted on 04/15/2009 5:11:52 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I long for the days when advertisers didn't constantly ask about the health of my genital organs.)
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To: IrishCatholic

Also, at the rates we intend to charge the rest of you for our petroleum and gas (we’d be joining OPEC), it’d take all of, oh, three days to pay for all of it.


44 posted on 04/15/2009 5:12:26 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: IrishCatholic

We lease it all back to the remaining US... another source of revenue. :->


45 posted on 04/15/2009 5:12:40 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Hardastarboard

Then you have to learn twang. :)


46 posted on 04/15/2009 5:12:57 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Dallas

Texas (Amarillo) has the nuke refurbishing facility. Nukes as in bombs that is. I believe this is the only one in the country.


47 posted on 04/15/2009 5:12:57 PM PDT by Need4Truth (Buy little or nothing until he's gone.)
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To: Dallas

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48 posted on 04/15/2009 5:13:07 PM PDT by glock rocks (Candy apple purple!)
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To: txroadkill
Yes we do. The State of Texas has it's own Army, Navy and Air Force.

Not to mention that Texas can confiscate all the federal military bases and their equipment (I would guess that 75-80% of the personnel on those bases would gladly defect and join Texas).

49 posted on 04/15/2009 5:13:39 PM PDT by meyer (Obama is to the USA as Mugabe is to Zimbabwe.)
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To: IrishCatholic

No Problem....when you start paying “our” TEXAS gas tax...we’ll have you paid back in no time.


50 posted on 04/15/2009 5:13:44 PM PDT by Dallas
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