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  • Texas Newspaper Issues Warning About Secession

    03/04/2024 3:59:06 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 95 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 03/02/2024 | Natalie Venegas
    In an opinion piece published on Saturday titled, "Texas voters, beware of pro-secession candidates," the Dallas Morning News' editorial board raised concerns over Republican candidates signing the "Take Texas Back" pledge. "As Super Tuesday approaches, Republican primary voters in Texas should beware. A worrying number of candidates for the Texas House of Representatives and other offices have signed the 'Take Texas Back' pledge that makes them promise to advance legislation to help Texas secede from the United States under certain conditions," the opinion piece read. The "Take Texas Back" pledge asks candidates to promise that if elected, they will place...
  • Texas could vote on referendum to secede from the United States this spring

    12/19/2023 4:40:22 PM PST · by eastexsteve · 112 replies ^ | 12/16/2023 | Carl Gibson
    Leaders of the Texas Nationalist Movement (TNM) — which openly calls for the Lone Star State to secede from the United States and become an independent nation again — appear to have surpassed the threshold to put a secession ballot initiative on the 2024 Republican primary ballot this March..
  • New York GOP lawmaker calls for Staten Island to 'secede' [Malliotakis]

    08/29/2023 2:17:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 29, 2023 3:09pm EDT | Elizabeth Elkind
    Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, R-N.Y., is calling for Staten Island to break away from the rest of New York City over Democrat Mayor Eric Adams’ handling of the migrant crisis. “What we’re simply asking is, for common sense. We want the mayor to end this. Stop doing what you’re doing and listen. Secure the damn border. We do not have a border. We do not have a nation,” Malliotakis said during a protest at a former Catholic school turned migrant shelter in the borough. “If you’re not going to do your job, mayor, then let Staten Island secede.” The call was...
  • The New Secession

    07/16/2023 11:54:03 AM PDT · by oblomov · 33 replies
    New Criterion ^ | 13 Jul 2023 | James Piereson
    The American Civil War decided the question of whether states have a right to secede from the American Union. The answer was no. That has long been settled. Yet today, more than a century and a half afterward, another kind of secession is playing out across America: individuals are seceding one by one from the national enterprise. Americans, to a surprising degree, are no longer proud of their country and do not trust their government, these misgiving being two crucial aspects of their disenchantment that portend troubling implications for America’s future. Public-opinion polls suggest that Americans are far less patriotic...
  • Happy Secession day!

    07/04/2023 11:54:31 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 194 replies
    July 4, 2023 | Me.
    Today we celebrate the 13 original states seceding from the Union and forming a confederacy. (Articles of Confederation.)
  • Soft Secession

    06/16/2023 2:33:09 AM PDT · by Chad C. Mulligan · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 15 June 2023 | Daniel Greenfield
    California began a soft secession when it banned cooperation with immigration authorities. Since then other states run by Democrats, including Colorado, Illinois and New Jersey, have declared war on ICE. The movement to make it impossible for ICE, an arm of the federal government, to operate in Democrat states has largely been successful. Some Republican states, like Tennessee, Texas and Florida, have responded by ordering law enforcement to cooperate with ICE. And while this is important in limiting the spread of illegal aliens in their states, it may also be time for them to consider their own forms of soft...
  • Greater Idaho Movement: Is This A Prelude to a National Divorce?

    06/09/2023 6:01:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Red State ^ | 06/09/2023 | Jeff Charles
    Here’s an interesting one for you. The “Greater Idaho” movement, which advocates for several counties in Oregon to secede from the deep blue state and join Idaho, has sparked a passionate debate among residents and politicians. Supporters argue that secession would allow conservative-leaning counties to align themselves with a more politically compatible state, while opponents believe it would be detrimental to all parties involved. But this regional debate raises another issue: the possibility that it could be a precursor to a national divorce. A significant chunk of Oregon’s counties has signaled that they wish to leave the state and join...
  • 24 Republican governors commit to help Texas defend its border

    05/17/2023 5:33:33 AM PDT · by eastexsteve · 34 replies
    Highland County Press ^ | 17 May 2023 | Bethany Blankley
    Twenty-four Republican governors have responded to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s call for help to secure its border with Mexico.
  • The Threat of Secession in Modern America: Our government seems hell-bent on maintaining its power over the American people, even if doing so increases the chances of something truly ugly happening

    04/03/2023 7:20:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/03/2023 | Michael Ange
    Texas state representative Bryan Slaton introduced a bill, on the 187th anniversary of the fall of the Alamo, to allow Texans to vote on seceding from the United States. Yes, secession, as in the pre–Civil War abandonment. Slayton said in a tweet, "After decades of continuous abuse of our rights and liberties by the federal government, it is time to let the people of Texas make their voices heard." In fact, history teaches us that there are a few ways that this movement may be successful even without secession. First the history. Most Americans may believe that this war was...
  • Irreconcilable differences but no divorce? Is there any hope to save this union?

    03/23/2023 6:18:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/23/2023 | Silvio Canto Jr.
    As a colleague once told me about a friend's divorce, the marriage reached a point where it could not be saved and the couple could no longer live in peace together. They call it "irreconcilable differences" and it was obvious to anyone watching that the couple had reached such a point.Are we there as a country? I wonder, reading what goes on every day.Over in Los Angeles, a teen is arrested with two stolen guns after threatening the school but DA George Gascon declines to charge. In New York, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has a terrible case of Trump...
  • Oregon’s Rural-Urban Divide Sparks Talk of Secession

    03/18/2023 12:30:10 PM PDT · by thegagline · 43 replies
    DNYUZ ^ | 03/18/2023 | Staff
    Corey Cook still holds a fondness for her days living in Portland, where the downtown pubs and riverfront cherry blossoms made her proud to call the Rose City home during her 20s. But as she started growing wary of the metro area’s congestion and liberal politics, she moved to the suburbs, then the exurbs, before heading east, eventually escaping Portland’s sphere of influence on the other side of the Cascade Mountains in 2017. But even here, where she now runs a Christian camp amid the foothill pines overlooking the Grande Ronde Valley, she cannot help but notice how the values...
  • A Startling Document Predicted Jan. 6. Democrats Are Missing Its Other Warnings.

    03/10/2023 9:50:31 AM PST · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | By ALEXANDER BURNS 03/09/2023 04:30 AM EST
    In 2020, one hitherto unknown report accurately predicted what was to follow Biden’s election. It also laid out a plan to preserve democracy in an uncertain future. Weeks before the 2020 election, a secret 87-page document outlined in matter-of-fact language the threat posed by Donald Trump’s still-to-come campaign of election denial. The private paper — the existence of which has not been reported before — forecast with chilling confidence the likelihood of violence during the presidential handover and proposed a far-reaching set of political reforms to thwart Trumpism in the future. Americans remember that dark winter well. But the impetus...
  • Texas state representative introduces bill to vote on secession

    03/06/2023 7:06:51 PM PST · by CFW · 92 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/6/23 | Lacey Christ
    Republican Texas State Representative Bryan Slaton introduced a bill Monday to allow Texans to vote on whether the Lone Star State should secede from the United States. If the Texas Legislature passes the Texas Independence Referendum Act," or TEXIT, a referendum will be placed on the ballot during the 2024 general election. "The Texas Constitution is clear that all political power resides in the people. After decades of continuous abuse of our rights and liberties by the federal government, it is time to let the people of Texas make their voices heard," Slaton said in a statement.
  • Conservatives Want to Secede From Oregon, and Leftists Are ENRAGED: The Secession Movement of Eastern Oregon is Gathering Steam

    03/05/2023 9:44:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/05/2023 | Robert Spencer
    The people in eastern Oregon are generally patriotic and sane, and they’re tired of being subjected to the misrule of the far-Left kleptocrats in Salem, who care about them only as a cash cow to fund their socialist pipe dreams. Accordingly, some have formed the Greater Idaho movement, which actually hopes to detach Oregon’s rural eastern counties from the state and attach them to Idaho. This movement, as fanciful as it seems, is gathering steam, and that has Democrats enraged. Whatever else it may be, their rage is revealing. Idaho Senate Minority Leader Melissa Wintrow, a Democrat, said: “I’m very...
  • Unemployed Liz Cheney Lectures MTG on Constitution, Gets Humiliated for Ignorance

    02/22/2023 2:51:35 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 59 replies
    Florida Jolt ^ | 2/22/23 | Augustus LeRoux
    Liz Cheney is no longer a member of Congress, but that didn’t stop her from trying to pick a fight with Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA. Cheney tweeted from the unemployment line on Monday, lecturing Greene on the “governing principles of America” after the Georgia congresswoman proposed a national divorce. Greene had tweeted earlier, “We need a national divorce. We need to separate by red states and blue states and shrink the federal government. Everyone I talk to says this. From the sick and disgusting woke culture issues shoved down our throats to the Democrat’s traitorous America Last policies, we are...
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene Wants 'National Divorce' of Red and Blue States

    02/20/2023 1:43:19 PM PST · by thegagline · 161 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 02/20/2023 | Ann Skinner
    Republicans and Democrats have long been known to disagree, and U.S. House Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene feels it's time the two parties parted ways. Tension has tightened between the two political parties since the 2020 election between President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump. Some Republicans have sided with Trump on his beliefs that the election was stolen, further dividing the parties. Others believe that Democrat policies are hurting America. On Monday, Greene blamed the Democrats for the nation's political struggles by announcing that she felt it was time for a secession. "We need a national divorce," Greene tweeted...
  • Idaho House Approves Talks To Annex Oregon Counties Wanting to Secede from the Beaver State

    02/17/2023 6:30:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/17/2023 | Victoria Marshall
    The Idaho House passed a resolution on Wednesday to begin talks with the Oregon Legislature about potentially expanding the Idaho border into eastern Oregon.Such a resolution has its roots in the Greater Idaho movement, which seeks to absorb 11 Oregon counties, or 63 percent of the state’s landmass, into Idaho. The rationale for such a move is that the leftist residents of northwest Oregon — Portland, Salem, Eugene — control the politics of the state, and therefore rural, conservative residents in eastern and southern Oregon are effectively silenced on matters of state governance.“The aspirations of Portland-area and northwestern Oregon voters...
  • Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act - Passed today

    12/08/2022 2:57:10 PM PST · by ifinnegan · 24 replies
    The act allows Alberta to fight harmful federal laws and defend the constitutional federal-provincial division of powers. Overview The Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act will defend Alberta’s interests by giving our province a legal framework to push back on federal laws or policies that negatively impact the province. The act will be used to address federal legislation and policies that are unconstitutional, violate Albertans’ charter rights or that affect or interfere with our provincial constitutional rights. The act gives Alberta a democratic legislative framework for defending the federal-provincial division of powers while respecting Canada's Constitution and the courts....
  • Secession movements gain traction in US amid deepening political rifts: 'A long-standing problem'

    12/03/2022 10:38:08 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 159 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/2/22 | Jon Brown
    Grassroots movements of Americans seeking a political divorce from their fellow citizens have recently gained traction amid deepening cultural rifts, according to multiple figures involved with secessionist organizations who spoke to Fox News Digital. Such movements have emerged in every region of the U.S. and vary in their goals. Some aim for entire states to leave the union to form a new country, while others endeavor more simply that rural red counties secede from the domination of blue urban centers to form new states. All agree that the disagreements with their political opponents have grown intractable. "We're at a point,...
  • 'Greater Idaho' Moves Closer To Bi-State Referendum As Two More Oregon Counties Vote To Leave

    11/27/2022 8:39:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 11/27/2022 | Allan Stein
    Two more conservative-leaning counties in eastern Oregon, and one politically split county in California, have voted to begin the process that could lead to secession from their respective blue states.What the proposed border relocation would look like. (Courtesy of Move Oregon's Border for a Greater Idaho)On Nov. 8, Oregon’s Morrow County passed the Greater Idaho proposal with 60 percent of the vote and Wheeler County with 59 percent.A similar measure in San Bernardino County, California, passed by a narrow margin, 51.3 percent to 48.7.“These are solutions they want their elected leaders to look into,” said Matt McCaw, spokesman for the...