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In addition to elected officials, the 2016 Republican primary ballot in Texas may also include a question as to whether or not the State of Texas should secede from the Union. The Texas Tribune reports: The Nederland-based Texas independence group is circulating a petition aimed at getting a non-binding vote

There is only a psychological, rather than a logical or truly moral account, of why so many Americans believe that the invasion of the South by northern troops, from 1861 to the end of “reconstruction,” discredited secession as a legally and morally legitimate escape from a government which rejects the

Any people whatever have a right to abolish the existing government and form a new one which suits them better. –Abraham Lincoln in Congress 1847 We neopopulists have rejected the “conservative” label because the contemporary conservative seems to be willing to accept almost any amount of change as long as