I will gladly sign any petition that kicks Texas out of the Union. Hell, I'd donate big bucks if that petition included allowing Mexico to annex them.
Remember, the constitution lays out our government and restricts the power it has. The reason the 10th amendment exists is because you can not enumerate all powers and rights given to people or the states. What if they forgot something, lol? Just because a right isn't in the constitution, doesn't mean it's not reserved for the people or states.
In deciding the merits of the bond issue, the court further held that the Constitution did not permit states to unilaterally secede from the United States, and that the ordinances of secession, and all the acts of the legislatures within seceding states intended to give effect to such ordinances, were "absolutely null".
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If a people choose secession, they break all bonds, law included. Natural right trumps.
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Bergtau's Law: As an online discussion grows longer, the probability that somebody will mention Godwin's Law approaches 1.
Hitler wasn't all bad, I mean, he DID kill Hitler.
An accident is something that you did not mean to do at all. A mistake is something that you regret doing.
There is reason why there are only a few thousand crazies going on about "USA is falling apart".
Its not real.
cry more republicans, cry out all your tears. they are delicious.
I think the civil war already has set the precident that states are not allowed to leave the union
smoke and mirrors to me. Now, how will they afford any significant defense spending? The cartels would have a field day if Texas was suddenly on its own.
This petition is nothing more than some sore losers showing again, why they lost in the first place. The fact that we're hearing secession nonsense from republicans just adds irony to the idiocy considering that they were the ones who kept states from staying seceded last time they tried it. The only ones this is fooling are the ones who want to be fooled.
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Sir Robin, the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot.
Who had nearly fought the Dragon of Angnor.
Who had almost stood up to the vicious Chicken of Bristol.
And who had personally wet himself, at the Battle of Badon Hill.
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"Oh, wretched ephemeral race, children of chance and misery, why do you compel me to tell you what it would be more expedient for you not to hear? What is best of all is utterly beyond your reach; not to be born, not to be, to be nothing. But the second best for you is --- to die soon." Silenus