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Texas Secession Passes State Republican Party Resolutions Committee Vote

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posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:22 PM
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A resolution that would put Texas secession on the ballot for Republican primary voters has cleared its first hurdle by passing the Republican Party of Texas’ Resolution Committee. The committee met during a regular meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC).

The resolution was submitted to a vote by the resolutions committee after language was agreed upon.

Six people spoke for the resolution and no one spoke against it. The resolution passed by a vote of 7 to 4.

As passed, the wording of the resolution is as follows:
"If the federal government continues to disregard the Constitution and the sovereignty of the State of Texas, the State of Texas and its people should reassert its prior status as an independent nation."

The committeewoman who presented the resolution, Tanya Robertson, SD11, said Texas independence should be put before the voters because Texans are dissatisfied with Washington D.C. representatives and excessive federal government spending.


www.breitbart.com...

While secession still has a ways to go for interested Texans, it's amazing it has gotten this far. I'm curious how the average Texan would vote on this issue if introduced on the ballot.

And is the average Texan in an intellectual and informed enough position to assess whether independence would be in their best interest overall?

Sure they are. Just look south towards the border. Invasion USA. The end.


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posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:34 PM
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Hey if this goes through can we ship all our teaparty lite twits from Alberta there?



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:35 PM
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If you want out of the united states. Then by all means, good bye and good riddance to traitors.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:36 PM
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a reply to: TrueAmerican

I have to wonder if these people are truly thinking this out, or if it's some sort of bluff.

Are they actually ready to become a nation unto themselves? Build an army, take care of all of the people and agencies who receive Federal aid, or would they just kick everyone out to other states?

Craziness.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:39 PM
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That's a very serious subject matter. I don't know what would become of the citizens of Texas were the state to become an independent nation once more. The serious matter of the Federal American government disregarding the Constitution and the very visible downslide of American values and qualities should not be ignored. If Texas were to split off the United States the implications are unforeseen. Would there be war? What would that mean for the people of Texas? In what ways would the lives of Texans shift when the Federal American government no longer has power over them? It sounds like the people behind the idea of splitting want to preserve the American Constitution and continue living in Texas the way it was before America started sliding. The way the issue is depicted gives one the mental image of America crumbling while Texas sprints ahead still intact like the way we were all always American.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:42 PM
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a reply to: FibroKat

You have to ask yourself though, what percentage of troops sent to the middle east since 1991 are Texans? I would guess a greater percentage than any other state. I haven't fact checked that though.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:44 PM
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a reply to: SurfinUSA

And my guess is those vets fought and served with brothers all across our country. The vets of texas are probably the first ones who will stop secession, not help it.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:48 PM
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I don't think it would happen even if put to a vote. Posturing and a show of discontent though should not be ruled out.

Many in Texas believe the feds are out of their collective minds but so many people have moved there from other states to avoid taxes that they (not knowing Texas history) would probably just say no on the ballet. Also even though Texas is a big big state if they did succeed in secession they would be out of land and housing in short order with all the people from other states wanting to move there to get away from federal rule.. Gotta feel for Arizona if this ever came to pass. They would be getting all the illegals that Texas would insure could not cross the southern border.

Interesting and S&F for the info but even with a vote I doubt it would happen.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 04:58 PM
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originally posted by: Kukri
Hey if this goes through can we ship all our teaparty lite twits from Alberta there?


Rafael "Ted" Cruz says "si".




posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:00 PM
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I imagine many people think it is a good idea due to the years of succession talk but those with reasonable minds will probably see the difficulties it may bring. I would have to see more of the plan. This is really just some long running pipe dream, IMO.

In the bigger picture, the US most likely won't allow it. I can't see a civil war over it being fought.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:10 PM
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Instead of posturing, why doesn't Texas get other states involved and collectively file a general grievance with the Federal government?



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:13 PM
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a reply to: Klassified

Because its all... For lack of a better term... Hogwash



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:15 PM
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originally posted by: bknapple32
a reply to: Klassified

Because its all... For lack of a better term... Hogwash

There's a lot of that going around this country right now, and it's starting to smell really bad.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:17 PM
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Tornadoes and floods are god's way of telling Texas not to secede.

Yep, that's right. I'm channeling The 700 Club as we speak.




posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:20 PM
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I hope they do secede....

We here in the land of Enchantment will block the roads and if you have Texas plates; we will institute a nice healthy tax on your ass to ski, gamble, or travel on their way to Colorado to get their weed. Or they can just stay home and Ski Lubbock....You want to secede; stay in Texas.



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posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:20 PM
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originally posted by: Klassified
Instead of posturing, why doesn't Texas get other states involved and collectively file a general grievance with the Federal government?


If I remember correctly a few years back, Texas threatened to remove TSA from it's airports and go back to private contractors after some highly publicized groping incidents. Feds basically said you do that and no commercial aircraft will be allowed to fly from or to the state of Texas. They (Texas) backed down.. Moral of the story ?



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:30 PM
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This never polls well even in Texas. I think the highest I have ever seen it was at %30 percent. And that of course is without people being explained about how much money the Federal Government pumps into Texas through its military bases, NASA and those 10,000 border patrol agents along the Texas border.

If Texas were to succeed it could take over funding for the Texas National Guard but at the Fed has payed for most of what it has the US would likely take it or have them buy it. Still that is only 19000 men and they would have to secure the border when those 10000 border patrol agents pulled back. Texas would loose 33% of its budget which comes from the Fed. Texas like any US state would be a poor nation.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:39 PM
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a reply to: TrueAmerican

Secession can only occur with a full vote of the US. The civil war and supreme court resolved that issue.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:45 PM
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a reply to: MrSpad

All more reasons why anyone who backs this idea either hasnt thought it through, or refuses to. Either way, this will end with the us govt calling the bluff. Or texans supporting this will sleep off the drunk thinking one day when they see their entire state is a no fly zone and they havent been able to enjoy colorado herbal remedies.


And hey, on a bright note. We wont have a immigration issue with mexico anymore. Well have texans trying to cross the border. Oh the irony.



posted on Dec, 5 2015 @ 05:51 PM
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a reply to: TrueAmerican

If they do, I will move to Texas and join their defense forces!

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