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"Could the Blue States Secede?" - boad
"Would the rest of the country sit back while part of it secedes?" - just

I have a better idea. Keep the Blue States. Lets just encourage Texas to secede. I believe that Texas is the only state in the Union that actually has it enshrined in their State Constitution that they have the right to secede from the Union. Remember that Texas started as a republic after gaining independence from Mexico. We can call this the "Forget the Alamo!" campaign.

Pull their 34 electoral votes out of this election and we have an electoral dead-heat. If we make them take Oklahoma with them (really just Texans with less education and money) ... The Blues are back in the White House. Another advantage is that if Texas is a foreign country the Bush's would no longer be eligible to run for President in the US. They would probably be happier instituting a Monarchy in Texas anyway. Might as well institute Christianity as a state sponsored religion too. That way we can provide a good home for all those looking to mandate and enforce their "values" on everybody else. Just a thought. - exoracle
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