Gov. Rick Perry: Texas Could Secede, Leave Union

Apr 15, 2009 Full story: www.huffingtonpost.com 3,871

Texas Gov. Rick Perry fired up an anti-tax "tea party" Wednesday with his stance against the federal government and for states' rights as some in his U.S. flag-waving audience shouted, "Secede!"

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Mechanic45

Pine Knot, KY

#220 Apr 16, 2009
Mike-Indianapolis wrote:
A sitting Governor advocating secession from the union...good-bye political future Rick. What a dumbass.
As opposed to what? Prince Obama bowing to the Saudis and trying to apologize for the country like the sellout he is?
Get a life, libby, but not on my dime...
Richard S

Bridgeton, NJ

#221 Apr 16, 2009
Remember Waco wrote:
<quoted text> A lot of people here in Illinois would love to Secede from Chicago. So how do we go about forming our own State of South Illinois with out Crook County in it ? The Southern two thirds of Illinois voted for John McCain while the ACORN/Mafia controlled Crook County Chicago voted for the Kenyan born Obama.....Don't forget that April 19 is Patriots Day. Fly the Gasden Flag on Patriots Day and go to the gun range and exercise your right to keep and bear arms.
I'd suggest you move to Texas ASAP - then you can vote for Rick Perry for President. Phil Gramm would be Secretary of the Treasury. And Junior Bush could be Secretary of Defense AND Secretary of State.
Chaos

Danbury, CT

#222 Apr 16, 2009
Offbeat wrote:
<quoted text>Under the U.S. Constitution, each state's National Guard unit is controlled by the governor of that state! Look it up mister know it all.
Until called up by the President. Look it up "mister know it all".

“I certainly admire the problem”

Since: Feb 09

Homeytown

#223 Apr 16, 2009
Perry is a hollow action figure for bubble dwelling yahoos.

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#224 Apr 16, 2009
Completely crazy. If that happens it will start a chain reaction. And this country will go to the dogs!
Mechanic45

Pine Knot, KY

#225 Apr 16, 2009
Mike-Indianapolis wrote:
<quoted text>I'll buy your ticket.
You'll just have to wait for Obama to lend you the money
Grandma Sue

Saint Charles, IL

#226 Apr 16, 2009
studies wrote:
God Bless Texas!
Seceding sounds like a great idea!
As long as this nation is so divided and the Obama and his Democrat thugs keep dividing people, the nation may as well split up.
The left wing extremist extortionist socialist pig Democrats can have their own failed states that voted for them. The Socialist States of Amerika.
We the People whom the dems HATE, will work to restore the economy on our own and enjoy the fruits of our labor instead of having it redistributed for a bunch of Democrat welfare queens, ours being The Reunited States of America.
God Bless Texas!
where are you going to work? The Bushmongers sent all the jobs overseas while they raped the country for eight years!!

Since: Jul 07

United States

#227 Apr 16, 2009
An education for Texans...

http://nationalpriorities.org/images/stories/...

http://www.nemw.org/fundsrank.htm

http://www.stateline.org/live/printable/story...

http://www.i-dineout.com/pages2008/census.4.2...

http://money.cnn.com/pf/features/lists/state_...

Now you may complain about how your money is spent - deal with your representatives state and federal; blame yourselves as a matter of fact for your own apathy, not a party - but don't shit anyone about how you're not getting your fair share ok? Most of your get what you give and if you don't wan't any services for yourself as an individual don't use them - but a society works differently than alot of selfish individuals doesn't it.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#228 Apr 16, 2009
Offbeat wrote:
<quoted text>Under the U.S. Constitution, each state's National Guard unit is controlled by the governor of that state! Look it up mister know it all.
no, not really. as usual your distortion never ends.

“where it all comes together”

Since: Apr 08

Santa Cruz, California

#229 Apr 16, 2009
Speaking of pirates,wasn't ENRON in Texas?
Russell Stookey

Excelsior, MN

#230 Apr 16, 2009
All states should secede. Its the only way to preserve the Union against the socialists.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#231 Apr 16, 2009
Offbeat wrote:
<quoted text>See somehow another Lib has missed the point of this forum and the protest and somehow needs to fine a way to bring Bush into this to shift the focus off of Obama and the goverment. look the only people not bitching about the goverment are the ones recieving a free handout. Purhaps you are one yourself!
An education for Virginians...

http://nationalpriorities.org/images/stories/ ...

http://www.nemw.org/fundsrank.htm

http://www.stateline.org/live/printable/story ...

http://www.i-dineout.com/pages2008/census.4.2 ...

http://money.cnn.com/pf/features/lists/state_ ...

Now you may complain about how your money is spent - deal with your representatives state and federal; blame yourselves as a matter of fact for your own apathy, not a party - but don't shit anyone about how you're not getting your fair share ok? Most of your get what you give and if you don't wan't any services for yourself as an individual don't use them - but a society works differently than alot of selfish individuals doesn't it. What a bunch of chronic whiners. Raise your own grapes for a change so they can go sour.

“ Seal Of Democrat Party”

Since: Aug 07

Location hidden

#232 Apr 16, 2009
Project 5 wrote:
Perry is a hollow action figure for bubble dwelling yahoos.
That is only up to the Govenor if he want's to allow it. Now if Texas left the union how the hell would the President have control of them dumbass!
wish i was a texan

United States

#233 Apr 16, 2009
Garrig wrote:
Completely crazy. If that happens it will start a chain reaction. And this country will go to the dogs!
It's already there.

“I certainly admire the problem”

Since: Feb 09

Homeytown

#234 Apr 16, 2009
Mechanic45 wrote:
<quoted text>As opposed to what? Prince Obama bowing to the Saudis and trying to apologize for the country like the sellout he is?
Get a life, libby, but not on my dime...
Your decrepit defiance is of the same kind of the general U.S. circa 2007. When the dominoes reach bubbles like Texas the tune will change and the GOP will further lose even in places like Texas.

Perry, this Texas county and many others do not want to secede, go screw yourself and go play with your lobbyist friends in Austin. You're gonna need a lot of astroturf and cherry picked statistics to continue hiding the underlying mediocrity in the Texas infrastructure once the recession dominoes finally reach beyond denial, like the US in late 2008, right now you're still in early 2007, if you're lucky.
Laissez Faire

United States

#235 Apr 16, 2009
Garrig wrote:
Completely crazy. If that happens it will start a chain reaction. And this country will go to the dogs!
This is the reaction of the country "going to the dogs". Sounds great to me.

Since: Sep 08

El Paso, TX

#236 Apr 16, 2009
Grandma Sue wrote:
<quoted text>
where are you going to work? The Bushmongers sent all the jobs overseas while they raped the country for eight years!!
We will work right here. Where is your state at? PAALLLEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAS SSSSSSSSSSEEEE!

Illinoize? Give me a break. Your state is in shambles. Can't pay your bills, produced the anti-christ and you have the WORST school system in all of the union. The WORST. It hilarious for your citizens to judge us! Tell you what, come on down yunder and we'll take care of ya'll too. Lickety split.

Since: Mar 09

United States

#237 Apr 16, 2009
everyone is missing the point Perry's goals are more toward the states getting some of the power back that the federal government has usurped over the last fifty or so years. 10th amendment. and very important for all of our freedom. when government gets to large it becomes oppressive. nature of the beast. so says the sage.

“End Communism!”

Since: Jul 08

Wherever Freedom Dwells!

#238 Apr 16, 2009
studies wrote:
God Bless Texas!
Seceding sounds like a great idea!
As long as this nation is so divided and the Obama and his Democrat thugs keep dividing people, the nation may as well split up.
The left wing extremist extortionist socialist pig Democrats can have their own failed states that voted for them. The Socialist States of Amerika.
We the People whom the dems HATE, will work to restore the economy on our own and enjoy the fruits of our labor instead of having it redistributed for a bunch of Democrat welfare queens, ours being The Reunited States of America.
God Bless Texas!
Very well said!
Chase

Palo Alto, CA

#239 Apr 16, 2009
john meoff wrote:
Texans voted George W. Bush as governor also. You people elect the fumbest ducks as governors. Why don't you elect Rush next time?
LOL! But really, I'm sure there are some educated Texans, so I rather call uneducaated republicans that fall for this jibberish "fumb duck patriots" - maybe it'll catch on!

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