Tag Archives: secession

Europe 2020?

An interesting entry at Coming Anarchy speculates about the various autonomy movements around Europe and what may happen should some of them achieve independence. Even if only a few of these microstates were to be born, it could have serious consequences regionally, transatlantically and globally. In Europe, it would suddenly create a host of rich and poor states, which their …

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Half Of GOP Texans Favor Secession

According to a Research 2000 poll paid for by Daily Kos, more than one-third of Texans favor secession, with half of the state’s polled Republicans saying that the state would be better off as an independent nation. The Washington Post opines: “The secession results suggest that [Texas governor] Perry may be more in line with the average Texas Republican primary …

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Names The Five States Of Texas

It’s technically true that the document that admitted Texas into the Union allows for its possible future division into five states. What would you name these five states? AMERICAblog might have some ideas to get you started.

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Tom DeLay Endorses Secession

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says Texas Gov. Rick Perry is “standing up for the sovereignty of his state.” Chris Matthews rips DeLay to shreds.

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Texas Governor Threatens Seccesion

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told an audience of teabaggers today that “Texas can leave the union if it wants to” and threatened “if Washington continues to thumb their nose at the American people, who knows what may come of that.” Clip is audio only.

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Chuck Norris: I May Run For President Of Texas

Over at World Net Daily, five-time Hairpiece Olympics gold medalist Chuck Norris is stoking the secessionist movement, saying he may run for president of Texas. He’s only half joking. When I appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio show, he told me that someone had asked him, “Do you really believe that there is going to be trouble in the future?” And …

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Palin And The Secessionists

Great stuff and the perfect foil to the Bill Ayers nonsense. And I lovelovelove that they used the creepy music from 28 Days Later. (Via – Dan Savage)

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Balkanizing America

Good Magazine has a fascinating article on the secession movement hitting some parts of the United States: On October 3, 2007, delegates to the second North American Secessionist Convention met for two days in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to discuss how to crack the United States into manageable parts. They came representing 11 rebel groups in 36 states, under banners such as …

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