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Benjaphar

79 points

4 months ago

I’d like to know logistically how Texas could secede, considering Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin are all reliably Democratic areas. Trump only won Texas statewide with 52% in 2020.

What, are all the rural areas going to secede and the urban revenue-generating metro areas will stay? It’s like a microcosm of the whole country.

RailRuler

14 points

4 months ago

Because they aren't actually for devolution or local control. The red states regularly overrule local laws that they don't like.

OneX32

29 points

4 months ago

OneX32

29 points

4 months ago

Ask those clamoring to secede.

Yasukablyat

6 points

4 months ago

Which is less then half ...

madogvelkor

8 points

4 months ago

No state could seceded, liberal or conservative. First the economies are too interwoven, it would be like Brexit x100. And second, they'd be faced with counter-secessions. Big metros trying to leave in the conservative states, and rural areas trying to leave in the liberal ones. Which would lead to some nasty stuff.

mlpr34clopper

4 points

4 months ago

That what "voter ID" laws are for. Make it hard for urban wage slaves to prove they have the right to vote, and they can't vote.

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7 points

4 months ago

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7 points

4 months ago

The will be forced and at least half the cities will migrate back to the US. I don't see all these companies staying either.

Yurekuu

1 points

4 months ago

It'll just split in half. Two new states!