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Secede? Separatists Claim Texas Never Joined United States

Interesting seeing a headline like this in the voice of the ruling class.

Many Fernandez

New York Times

John Jarnecke, 72,  president of the Republic of Texas, at his home in Fredericksburg, Tex. The group’s Valentine’s Day meeting in Bryan, Tex., was raided by local, state and federal law enforcement officials. Credit Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times

HOUSTON — The Republic of Texas is unlike any other volunteer organization in what used to be the Republic of Texas.

Its monthly meetings are called joint sessions of congress. Members have minted their own silver and gold currency and carry ID cards warning police officers they are diplomatic representatives of the nation of Texas. Its vice president, a retired telephone company worker, sent a letter in 2011 to the governor of Oklahoma, informing her that she faced indictment because her state’s counties and territories were “trespassing inside the geographical boundaries” of the nation.

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