A ‘New Southern Strategy’
Ah well, maybe not so new: Republican lawmaker Kyle Biedermann said in a statement, according to Fox News: "The federal government is out of control and does not represent the values of Texans. That is why I am committing to file legislation this session that will allow a referendum to give Texans a vote for the state of Texas to reassert its status as an independent nation.”
Take a deep breath, Kyle. We tried that a while back and it was a mixed bag
Yeah, we got rid of slavery but bolted down racism in what had been the Confederacy for another 150 years. And along with the Klan and a few other niceties like lynchings, that good old down-home-to-Jesus brand of white supremacy evangelism took over. You know the kind I mean, the private jet and whores Sunday-go-to-meeting, send in your money now brand.
Anyway Kyle, let’s just sample a slice of that independence pie and see how it tastes
You guys would need a president and VP, which would probably be Lindsey and Mitch, take your pick for t…