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Old 22nd June 2022, 09:32 PM   #81
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Other parts of this bill aren't so good, but, since the talk here is mostly about the idea of separation...

I'd be mostly in favor of breaking up the country into several. Let any state of either color introduce a bill for it at the Federal level; at this point I think most states would agree to it. The only problem is that, without developing new desalinization facilities on an unprecedented scale, it's instant death for southern California without the Colorado River unless California manages to keep Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona all together with it so it can keep the river. If a new red country gets the river upstream of California, they'll cut it off just to point and laugh.

But I'd be fine up here in the northeast. The only question, once we're cut off from having red-state maniacs harm us anymore, is whether to start our own new national government or ask Canada for permission to join.
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Old 22nd June 2022, 10:42 PM   #82
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I think west of the Cascades WA and OR would be happier as part of Canada than Where the Nuts Are Idaho.
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Old 23rd June 2022, 11:17 AM   #83
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Beyond bizarre!!! They even want to create a state electoral college to elect statewide officeholders (e.g., governor)!
Lemme guess, each county will get one elector. Because the county of Deaf Smith deserves equal say to Harris county. Land should select the governor, not people (well not the brown and blacks anyways)!
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Old 23rd June 2022, 12:21 PM   #84
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Nah. Sheridan would have burned Austin,Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and El Paso to the ground.
""When I am done, a crow flying over Texas would have to carry it;s own rations".
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Old 23rd June 2022, 12:24 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by lobosrul5 View Post
Lemme guess, each county will get one elector. Because the county of Deaf Smith deserves equal say to Harris county. Land should select the governor, not people (well not the brown and blacks anyways)!
The whole idea is to disenfranchise the urban areas, and give the most primitive rural areas of Texas total control,
Irony is if adapted, this would kill Texas economically, since companies would leave like crazy knowing ther would be looted by the rednecks, who don't like them there furrin companies anyway.
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Old 3rd July 2022, 07:15 AM   #86
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Well, I wonder what percentage of Texans support these notions? That is what is important.
Or, equally important: How many in the rest of the US would want to get rid of Texas?

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Originally Posted by MRC_Hans View Post
Or, equally important: How many in the rest of the US would want to get rid of Texas?

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I hate to tell you this, but hate for Texas is far from universal in the US.
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I hate to tell you this, but hate for Texas is far from universal in the US.
Quite right. Texas lacks the stature to be hated.
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The Lonely Star State?
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The Lonely Star State?
The Lame Star State.
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