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  • "We Hate the United States": Secessionists Rally at TX Capitol

    09/15/2009 2:22:33 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 17 replies · 1,692+ views
    Texas Observer | Forrest Wilder
    Perhaps the most notable thing about the “Sovereignty or Secession” rally at the state Capitol on Monday was the absence of any remotely mainstream speakers. That little problem in presentation did not escape the event’s organizers from the Texas Nationalist Movement. In fact, several speakers bitterly complained that neither Gov. Rick Perry nor a single one of the 70-plus supporters of Rep. Brandon Creighton’s HCR 50, a resolution asserting Texas’ “sovereignty” from the federal government, made an appearance. Back in April, Perry flirted with the idea of secession when he told reporters after a Tax Day tea party event: “There’s...