Texas Republicans Fail To Pass Measure Asking Voters On Secession

In this Tuesday, March 20, 2012 photo, a campaign worker delivers election signs to a tea party meeting in a restaurant in San Antonio. Following the tide-turning elections of 2010, when the tea party revolution sent... In this Tuesday, March 20, 2012 photo, a campaign worker delivers election signs to a tea party meeting in a restaurant in San Antonio. Following the tide-turning elections of 2010, when the tea party revolution sent new conservatives to governors' mansions, statehouses and, of course, Congress, what's the group's role now? The tea party has changed, but it's very much alive. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) MORE LESS
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Texas GOPers failed to pass a measure Saturday that would’ve asked voters to decide whether the state should secede, the Texas Tribute reported.

If the measure would’ve passed, voters would’ve been faced with a non-biding, survey question on whether they thought the state should be independent from the rest of the country when they went to vote on the March 1 primary ballot, according to the report.

The proposal had been a hot debate among members of the governing body of the state’s Republican party.

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  1. Awe, Dad-Gummit!

  2. Always expect the idiotic from Texas. Apologies to Austin.

  3. My, isn’t that just too special…

  4. Damn, I was really pulling for the secessionists on that one.

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