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Old 11-11-2012, 08:19 PM #43
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Quit trolling. Just cause the majority of the population legal or not is Hispanic doesn't mean the state it liberal cause it ain't at all.
The mention of giving amenity will start a fight very quickly
I think Gonzo was being sarcastic; implying that Texas is rather extremely conservative, and they would close their borders to any and all 'outsiders', refuting the idea that they would allow an influx of people fleeing blue states.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:20 PM #44
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You guys understand that Texas would more than likely have an extremely business friendly environment, with incredibly low corporate taxes right? People would be moving businesses there from all over to manufacture and base HQ's out of, much like they're doing now ( See: California and New England exodus).

I think the writing would be on the wall for years before anything happened though, we're far, far from that point.
Secession would open Texas up to tariffs whereas as a state, tariffs cannot be levied. So the competitive advantage Texas now enjoys against other states would go away upon secession. Oh the irony.

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Quit trolling. Just cause the majority of the population legal or not is Hispanic doesn't mean the state it liberal cause it ain't at all.
The mention of giving amenity will start a fight very quickly
Lol at your indictment of the Texas education system with this statement.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:48 PM #45
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One could argue that after crossing the border the amenities never stop.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:16 PM #46
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Secession would open Texas up to tariffs whereas as a state, tariffs cannot be levied. So the competitive advantage Texas now enjoys against other states would go away upon secession. Oh the irony.



Lol at your indictment of the Texas education system with this statement.
If you wanna say that ain't isn't a word too bad. Cause it is a actual word. Or about my typo on amnesty deal with it.
Cause this is just a paintball site not worth checking to making sure my grammar is absolutely perfect for bunch of people who I'll never meet in person and frankly don't give two craps about.
But if tour really feel the need to deal on about grammar pm me but know I'll just delete it anyways or report your post for spamming or anything else I feel like doing.

But back on topic...
Anyone know for sure about of Texas was to secede it would have to split into 5 separate entities? I can't remember of that if Texas wants to just split up and be smaller/interstate disputes or just bad folklore
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:39 PM #47
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I like how stupid overbear thinks the US government would allow Texas to keep its nukes and equipment or that any of this is even practical.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:17 PM #48
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LOL said quite clearly by someone who has never been in the Navy, has no understanding of what a battleship is capable of, and just how easy it is to put a carrier at the bottom of the ocean with all hands.
A (as in one) 1910s battleship.... slow as balls , heavy, with ancient weapons. I am pretty sure 1 modern plan from 2010 that is launched from an aircraft carrier could sink it. and its not like the aircraft carrier would be floating by it self strolling ride along side it for a manned invasion of the almighty USS texas.

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As far as a war goes, no way. However, I bet Texas would have the tightest border in the world!
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A (as in one) 1910s battleship.... slow as balls , heavy, with ancient weapons. I am pretty sure 1 modern plan from 2010 that is launched from an aircraft carrier could sink it. and its not like the aircraft carrier would be floating by it self strolling ride along side it for a manned invasion of the almighty USS texas.

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Old 11-11-2012, 11:15 PM #50
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Texas isn't leaving the Union and what's your obsession with US warships?
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:18 PM #51
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If you wanna say that ain't isn't a word too bad. Cause it is a actual word. Or about my typo on amnesty deal with it.
Cause this is just a paintball site not worth checking to making sure my grammar is absolutely perfect for bunch of people who I'll never meet in person and frankly don't give two craps about.
But if tour really feel the need to deal on about grammar pm me but know I'll just delete it anyways or report your post for spamming or anything else I feel like doing.
Lol @ you thinking it's about your grammar.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:52 PM #52
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Texas isn't leaving the Union and what's your obsession with US warships?
i know texas isnt leaving at least not right now unfortunately, and cause we were talking about the old USS texas and they said it was old and outdated(but its still bad ***), adn just gave them the names of the ships that are current and could probably do some damage in their eyes

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Lol @ you thinking it's about your grammar.
lol at you saying crap about the texas education system when you couldnt read between the lines and pick up the context clues implying for you to drop it, and move on!
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I think it would be the other way. I think Texas's population would grow at a rate almost uncontrolable. A lot of people "in the states" are like me, and want to see a constutional republic re-established. (because this socalist, religious nightmare we live in now AIN'T it)
Clearly the majority of this country does NOT want to see a constitutional republic replace our socialist religious nightmare (oh the irony in that statement).
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lol at you saying crap about the texas education system when you couldnt read between the lines and pick up the context clues implying for you to drop it, and move on!
To be clear, he was making fun of your lack of reading comprehension and inability to understand sarcasm, not your grammar (and implying the cause was the failing education system of Texas).
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To be clear, he was making fun of your lack of reading comprehension and inability to understand sarcasm, not your grammar (and implying the cause was the failing education system of Texas).
and neglected the fact that i just dont give a crap
or that i then switched back right on him and what ever place hes from.
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:09 AM #56
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This succession nonses is as stupid as the 'lets anex northern mexico' nonsense.
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:29 AM #57
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I think it would be the other way. I think Texas's population would grow at a rate almost uncontrolable. A lot of people "in the states" are like me, and want to see a constutional republic re-established. (because this socalist, religious nightmare we live in now AIN'T it)
Woah woah woah guys, slow down, OB might be onto something here. Maybe Texas should secede... THINK OF THE BENEF-ahem CONSEQUENCES.
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Woah woah woah guys, slow down, OB might be onto something here. Maybe Texas should secede... THINK OF THE BENEF-ahem CONSEQUENCES.
country for that would be bigger than most of new England and some of the European union made just for rednecks?

seems like a dream come true
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This succession nonses is as stupid as the 'lets anex northern mexico' nonsense.
I'd prefer California to go.
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Woah woah woah guys, slow down, OB might be onto something here. Maybe Texas should secede... THINK OF THE BENEF-ahem CONSEQUENCES.
That's the next stop on this mental train, actually. The impact on the rest of the United States would be pretty fantastic. The first immediate impact is the Republican party would have to get ahold of itself, pull its head out of its ***, and get real, because they would never sniff another presidency without Texas. It would be a 12 House and 2 Senate seat loss for Republicans, undoing some of the damage done in 2010 via gerrymandering.

It would remove Texas' influence on the textbooks across America, reversing some disturbing trends in education. It would put pressure on the remaining states to get serious about alternative energy. It would send many big companies to other states, providing huge financial boons to those states. And the rerouting of infrastructure around Texas would be a huge public works project that would provide stimulus for the US economy.

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To be clear, he was making fun of your lack of reading comprehension and inability to understand sarcasm, not your grammar (and implying the cause was the failing education system of Texas).
Oh well, nice try anyway. But the bulb is dim indeed.
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That's the next stop on this mental train, actually. The impact on the rest of the United States would be pretty fantastic. The first immediate impact is the Republican party would have to get ahold of itself, pull its head out of its ***, and get real, because they would never sniff another presidency without Texas. It would be a 12 House and 2 Senate seat loss for Republicans, undoing some of the damage done in 2010 via gerrymandering.

It would remove Texas' influence on the textbooks across America, reversing some disturbing trends in education. It would put pressure on the remaining states to get serious about alternative energy. It would send many big companies to other states, providing huge financial boons to those states. And the rerouting of infrastructure around Texas would be a huge public works project that would provide stimulus for the US economy.
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I don't think you grasp things here. This new country of "Texas" would be a very atractive place for companies to stay, the amount of laws and controls from the federal level gone, union protection laws gone, etc.

While I agree with you on the textbook thing (boy that is a HUGE can of worms and a whole new thread in and of itself) I think the impact of texas no longer buying "US" made textbooks would in fact crash the textbook industry.

Other impacts, such as beef production, Texas is #1 by a huge amount in that industry, so much so I could see the cost for a simple pound of beef going up 200-300% in the "U.S." Next we look to cotton, you know that important fiber that makes up a majority of the clothing you are wearing right now. Guess what state is #1 cotton production...(they also leed in sheep, goat and a few other products)

Now lets look at exporting products, Texas is in fact #1 in the U.S. at $249.8 billion(2011 stats) a year. Can you emagin what it would do to the U.S. economy were that kind of flow to be removed? They hold the 6th largest port in the world, the #1 air cargo airport in the U.S., so the impact there is huge.
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I don't think you grasp things here. This new country of "Texas" would be a very atractive place for companies to stay, the amount of laws and controls from the federal level gone, union protection laws gone, etc.
The educated segment of the workforce would dry up in about 3 seconds flat.
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Clearly the majority of this country does NOT want to see a constitutional republic replace our socialist religious nightmare (oh the irony in that statement).
Really? How do you ascertain that?

I'll give you that most are taught the socialist religious nightmare is normal in the public education system. I'll give you that most have no grasp to absolutely horrible comprehension of what the founding documents say. I'll give you that people think the separation between church and state is listed in the constitution and think the supreme court is both infallible and all powerful.
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