texas secession

Texas also fails to provide paid family, medical or temporary disability leave. “This leaves women -- and men -- without
A Bluer Utah (Getty Photo) Weld County, Colo., including the Twin Sisters peaks in background. (John Epperson/The Denver
Well, it's that time of year, Texas. Time for us to have the secession talk again.
Smitherman did not call for Texas to secede from the United States, however. “We are uniquely situated because we have energy
A Western Pennsylvania conservative group hung an American flag upside down on Monday in protest of President Barack Obama's
More than 100,000 people who signed an online petition calling on the Obama administration to allow Texas to secede from
As Obama continued to thank all who took part in our democracy, reminding us of other nations unable to do so, his primary
Anybody signing a secession petition should be deeply ashamed. The petition soils the memory of those who fought this battle before.
In the weeks since President Obama's re-election, Republicans around the country have been wondering how to proceed. Some
[Hat tip: Dave Weigel] Since the White House never actually responds to any petitions in sincerity (like letting the one
Letterman and Baldwin's comments follows those of Jon Stewart, whose response to secessionists is a blithe, emotionless "Stop
Other governors, perhaps sensing the overall "non-starter-ness" of seceding from the United States, have also publicly declined
“Ideally what we would like to see is the legislature put it to a non-binding referendum,” Miller explained. “So the people
Perry's posture toward the secession issue hasn't always been black and white: She continued, "As our leaders in Washington
Paul spokeswoman Rachel Mills told US News & World Report that the congressman "feels the same now" as he did in April 2009
Despite the loud calls for Texas independence, however, the Daily Caller notes that not all Texans are too keen to secede
Unfortunately for Micah H. and Peter Morrison -- a Texas GOP official who called for an "amicable divorce" from the United
After the election, many unsatisfied Texans sign a petition to withdraw from the United States.
It's too bad, however, for Micah H. and other Texans arguing for secession. Robert Wilonsky at The Dallas Morning News noted
Ultimately, secession efforts are nothing new. Below, a look back at previous attempts. A petition filed by Jesse W. (no