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Who lost Texas and Kansas and Missouri and 30-some other states?
The Hill ^ | 05/06/13 10:32 AM ET | Bernie Quigley

Posted on 05/06/2013 7:20:26 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Raising the bar on glib, even for the Eloi at The Washington Post, former Post reporter Thomas E. Ricks includes Texas as one of the newspaper's “things to toss out” this year, along with flip-flops and Ben Bernanke.

“For decades, Texans have been clamoring about leaving the Union,” he writes. “Letting the Lone Star State secede would set a bad precedent. (See the Civil War of 1861 to 1865.) But what about expelling it instead? There is promise in that.”

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: expel; kansas; secede; texas
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Idiot Journalist?

I want no part of Secession, I want it all back and the ComDems out of on their A$$.

1 posted on 05/06/2013 7:20:26 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil
Good to see them talking about Kansas Too!

Goes to show we in the Sunflower state have hit a nerve.

2 posted on 05/06/2013 7:22:41 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Texas Fossil

Sam Houston was one of the wisest men ever to get thrown out of the governorship of Texas.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 7:23:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Texas Fossil

What’s the chance of Washington “expelling” Texas when so much energy and economic activity comes from there?


4 posted on 05/06/2013 7:23:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: KC_Lion

Yep. DC is in for an education.


5 posted on 05/06/2013 7:25:41 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil
The people who want to live under the Constitution are the ones who should stay. The ones who don’t should go. No use having red states secede and then ask the blue states if they can have the Constitution because they aren’t using it.
6 posted on 05/06/2013 7:26:15 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: cripplecreek

Yes he was. He refused to take Texas out of the Union during the Civil War. Was ostracized for it and went to live with the Indians in OK.

After the CW he looked much wiser. But the state grew rapidly after the Occupation of the Deep South during Reconstruction.

They went GTT.


7 posted on 05/06/2013 7:28:01 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

“Only please, Brer Fox, please don’t throw me into the briar patch.”


8 posted on 05/06/2013 7:28:27 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yep, they would miss us. And if 30 states went with TX who would pay for the socialist welfare state?

NE would have to live in their own fowl nest.


9 posted on 05/06/2013 7:29:25 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: rockrr

Bump!


10 posted on 05/06/2013 7:30:08 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

let them have the blue counties... and we’ll take the red ones

oh... and they’ll have to pay an impact fee to cross the red counties, as their presence would increase the likelihood of crime

(if you tax it... you have less of it...)


11 posted on 05/06/2013 7:32:40 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Vince Ferrer

We once had free states and slave states (based on race). Then the CW ended that? Or did it.

Now we still have free states and slave states, but this time it is Universal Slavery to the Nanny State.

Can the nation long endure the presence of Free States and Universal Slave States?

The last conflict over slavery was settled by war, how will this one be settled?


12 posted on 05/06/2013 7:34:06 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

I think a lot of us both north and south feel the same way about states rights and preservation of the union. They don’t need to be mutually exclusive.

At this point I think Obama would like nothing more than to see America split up into multiple bite sized pieces.


13 posted on 05/06/2013 7:35:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

The Northeast has always had it in for Texas, Way back when Bobby Kennedy was apologizing to the Mexicans for the Mexican War. Now Obama goes to Mexico and apologizing for her imposing our sovereignty on” Aztlan.” which the Mexican still think is theirs.


14 posted on 05/06/2013 7:42:33 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: Texas Fossil

Sam Houston once wrote a letter to Andrew Jackson in which he said that Texas can survive without the United States but the United States cannot survive without Texas. It’s still true after 175 years.


15 posted on 05/06/2013 7:43:49 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Lord, confuse the wicked, confound their words, for I see violence and strife in the city.Psalms55:9)
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To: Texas Fossil

Red states should secede, allow time for the patriots to find their way there from the blue areas (and the lefties to find their way to the blue areas), then invade the blue states.


16 posted on 05/06/2013 7:52:52 PM PDT by fr_freak
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To: Texas Fossil

Secession may be the only option. The idiots who keep putting liberals in office aren’t going to go away and they are not going to suddenly change their minds and become conservatives because being a conservative requires that you become knowledgeable about issues and get your information from somewhere other than Oprah and Ellen.


17 posted on 05/06/2013 7:53:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: WinOne4TheGipper

Even more true after 175 years.


18 posted on 05/06/2013 7:59:11 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

I’d settle for secession... except I’m a Yankee. TAKE ME WITH YOU!!!!


19 posted on 05/06/2013 8:00:33 PM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: cripplecreek

Agreed.

I dream every night of seeing Obozo removed from the White Hut in handcuffs.

It has been so since his first inauguration.


20 posted on 05/06/2013 8:00:40 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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