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(CultureMap)   Mystery surrounds possible theft of an original copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence from the Alamo. Investigators continue to search basement for possible clues   (houston.culturemap.com) divider line 103
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2012-11-19 08:22:54 PM
Someone explain the snark to moran an me?
 
2012-11-19 08:30:59 PM
I heard a rich fat kid took it.
 
2012-11-19 08:31:16 PM
images1.variety.com
 
2012-11-19 08:31:34 PM
It's behind the bike.
 
2012-11-19 08:31:41 PM
Secede from that.
 
2012-11-19 08:32:24 PM
The stars at night are big and bright..........
 
2012-11-19 08:32:25 PM
Somebody call Nic Cage!
 
2012-11-19 08:33:41 PM
*Pink Moon* on Apples' items everywhere now...

*)
 
2012-11-19 08:33:52 PM
Texas declared itself independent from the Alamo?
 
2012-11-19 08:33:57 PM
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-11-19 08:34:21 PM
Tell 'em Large Marge sent you!
 
2012-11-19 08:34:52 PM
Large Marge stole it
 
2012-11-19 08:36:34 PM
Can everybody say 'adobe'?
 
2012-11-19 08:36:36 PM

cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?


Have you actually been to the Alamo?
 
2012-11-19 08:37:03 PM
I may or may not have took it...if it was even there...
 
2012-11-19 08:37:06 PM
home.comcast.net
"Don't blame me, wankers!"
 
2012-11-19 08:37:07 PM

vudukungfu: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

Have you actually been to the Alamo?


No
 
2012-11-19 08:37:26 PM
Pink Moon, I say.
 
2012-11-19 08:37:53 PM
Looks like someone messed with Texas.
 
2012-11-19 08:39:12 PM

cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?


I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.
 
2012-11-19 08:41:38 PM
It was probably Pedro...or his wife, Inez.
 
2012-11-19 08:41:57 PM
Does anyone ever "Really" remember the Alamo? And if so why?
 
2012-11-19 08:42:30 PM

cman: vudukungfu: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

Have you actually been to the Alamo?

No


You can go. They have tours.
 
2012-11-19 08:42:48 PM
Why would you keep an original on site like that? I mean, I know there's like a billion originals and all, but still, each and every one should be locked in a vault far, far away from tourist spots.
 
2012-11-19 08:43:31 PM
The document reads: 'We're not in Mexico any more, Gordo'.

But is it the original or a copy?
 
2012-11-19 08:45:33 PM

Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.


Google. How does it work?
 
2012-11-19 08:49:13 PM
Rick Perry stole it so he could use it to help write the new one.
 
2012-11-19 08:50:15 PM

Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.


Serious?
 
2012-11-19 08:50:51 PM
APB for the Frito Bandito
 
2012-11-19 08:51:36 PM
God bless Texas.

upload.wikimedia.org

/Trolling with a bit of a conscience here as they did put on a sweet F1 race the other day/
 
2012-11-19 08:52:40 PM
Step 1: Fake priceless document.

Step 2: Discretely tell a few members of your Daughters of the Republic of Texas chapter that frame contains hitherto unknown copy of priceless document.

Step 3: "Steal" priceless document in obvious inside job.

Step 4: Claim a shiatload of insurance money during investigation into suspicious document.

/I won't be suprised if it turns out exactly like this.
 
2012-11-19 08:52:55 PM

iron de havilland: God bless Texas.

[upload.wikimedia.org image 500x333]

/Trolling with a bit of a conscience here as they did put on a sweet F1 race the other day/


It was a little Chile in Texas today.
 
2012-11-19 08:53:54 PM
How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!
 
2012-11-19 08:55:25 PM

johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!


Indeed.
 
2012-11-19 08:57:54 PM
Adobe
 
2012-11-19 08:58:18 PM
I bought this pen exactly one hour before the Declaration of Independence was stolen. Why? What's the significance? I DON'T KNOW!
 
2012-11-19 08:58:34 PM

AverageAmericanGuy: cman: vudukungfu: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

Have you actually been to the Alamo?

No

You can go. They have tours.


Lived in santon fer a year go lasers an all I got fer it was a drunken stagger down the river walk, a couple of gold lucky charms fer e 'rents and a hand jerb frim a messikin.
Dam messkins, strelin or jerbs.
 
2012-11-19 08:59:24 PM

RenegadJew: Adobe


shucks
 
2012-11-19 08:59:34 PM
Wanted for questioning;

i899.photobucket.com
 
2012-11-19 08:59:45 PM

johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!


I hope the they. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.
 
2012-11-19 09:00:15 PM

Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.


The giant amount of limestone just under the surface dirt doesn't help, either. You ever tried clearing that crap? It's no fun.
 
2012-11-19 09:00:34 PM

vudukungfu: AverageAmericanGuy: cman: vudukungfu: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

Have you actually been to the Alamo?

No

You can go. They have tours.

Lived in santon fer a year go lasers an all I got fer it was a drunken stagger down the river walk, a couple of gold lucky charms fer e 'rents and a hand jerb frim a messikin.
Dam messkins, strelin or jerbs.

To new jerbs...

 
2012-11-19 09:00:37 PM

taurusowner: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

I hope the they. I hope they do. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.

FTFM
 
2012-11-19 09:02:35 PM

taurusowner: taurusowner: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

I hope the they. I hope they do. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.
FTFM


You forgot to change "amusing" to "assuming".

You're welcome.
 
2012-11-19 09:03:29 PM

taurusowner: taurusowner: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

I hope the they. I hope they do. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.
FTFM


Someone is upset with me but Passive Aggressive.

You got something to say?

Just say it.

I'm right here, right now.

Speak.

I'm listening.
 
2012-11-19 09:03:43 PM
farking cultural points of reference, how do they work?

//Oh, and The Alamo actually DOES have a basement
 
2012-11-19 09:04:14 PM

cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?


Culture Map is written by a bunch of socialite-worshiping, hipster-wannabe Houstonians?
 
2012-11-19 09:04:53 PM
It's hopeless. Even if they catch the perps, they'll just use the infallible "I know you are, but what am I?" defense.
 
2012-11-19 09:05:37 PM
It does contain the following grevince against the Mexican governement:

"It has failed to establish any public system of education, although possessed of almost boundless resources, (the public domain,) and although it is an axiom in political science, that unless a people are educated and enlightened, it is idle to expect the continuance of civil liberty, or the capacity for self government."

It was probably just some righth wing nut jtrying to purge this founding doctorine fromour state.

\Publically educated
\\Glad I had great teachers in the liberal oasis that is Houston
 
2012-11-19 09:06:07 PM

untaken_name: taurusowner: taurusowner: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

I hope the they. I hope they do. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.
FTFM

You forgot to change "amusing" to "assuming".

You're welcome.


Oh there's even more typos than that. I am disappoint in myself.
 
2012-11-19 09:06:23 PM

TheOther: The document reads: 'We're not in Mexico any more, Gordo'.

But is it the original or a copy?


bingo. subby needs to splain. "original copy" my arse. one or teh other.
 
2012-11-19 09:07:17 PM

jj325: The stars at night are big and bright..........


*clap* *clap* *clap* *clap*... deep in the heeeeaaart of Texaaaaaaaasss!

I gotcha... these heathens have no class..

:) 

/he he hu...
 
2012-11-19 09:07:59 PM

KrispyKritter: TheOther: The document reads: 'We're not in Mexico any more, Gordo'.

But is it the original or a copy?

bingo. subby needs to splain. "original copy" my arse. one or teh other.


What do you call the first reproduction of a work? The original copy, of course.
 
2012-11-19 09:11:26 PM
Impeach the commander in thief!
images.politico.com
/derpity-derp
 
2012-11-19 09:12:14 PM
Since they lost their papers does this mean they're part of Mexico again? 

I demand to see the original long-form declaration before we let them back into the US.
 
2012-11-19 09:12:51 PM
Texas: I own you...

*bow*

*)

P.S. Heh. Jokes are funnay.
 
2012-11-19 09:14:27 PM
Phil Collins last seen casually walking away
 
2012-11-19 09:16:44 PM

special20: Impeach the commander in thief!
[images.politico.com image 605x328]
/derpity-derp


That's Mr. President, sir, sir.

Sir squared says stand down, sir squared.

Please don't threaten the President.

I get angry and protective...

Like seriously/
 
2012-11-19 09:17:46 PM

schnee: Phil Collins last seen casually walking away


That's my joke.
 
2012-11-19 09:25:35 PM
Deep within my heart, there's a sss-melody
Of Rose of old San Antone,
And it caused a stir when they deported her,
For she forgot the Alamo.

Oh, her hair reminds me of the deep blue sea:
Not wild, not wavy, it just makes me sick.
It was plain so see that her anatomy
Was beaten with an ugly stick.

She was pickin' cotton in old Mexico
And pluckin' chickens to make some dough.
Headed for the border, ridin' on a hoss,
Then that cotton-pickin' chicken plucker came across.

Out behind the hockshop, there we met and kissed.
I tried to get her alone.
Then I took her out in the moonlight and mist [or "missed"?]
My Rose, my Rose of San Antone.

Now old Rose is gone, and I've lost my love
And for her kisses I yearn.
Now I know she's with the angels up above
'Cause she was just too tough to burn.

SAN ANTONIO ROSE (parody)
(Homer & Jethro)
 
2012-11-19 09:26:38 PM

Count_0: Deep within my heart, there's a sss-melody
Of Rose of old San Antone,
And it caused a stir when they deported her,
For she forgot the Alamo.

Oh, her hair reminds me of the deep blue sea:
Not wild, not wavy, it just makes me sick.
It was plain so see that her anatomy
Was beaten with an ugly stick.

She was pickin' cotton in old Mexico
And pluckin' chickens to make some dough.
Headed for the border, ridin' on a hoss,
Then that cotton-pickin' chicken plucker came across.

Out behind the hockshop, there we met and kissed.
I tried to get her alone.
Then I took her out in the moonlight and mist [or "missed"?]
My Rose, my Rose of San Antone.

Now old Rose is gone, and I've lost my love
And for her kisses I yearn.
Now I know she's with the angels up above
'Cause she was just too tough to burn.

SAN ANTONIO ROSE (parody)
(Homer & Jethro)


To score poorly.
 
2012-11-19 09:29:59 PM

Indubitably: Count_0: Deep within my heart, there's a sss-melody
Of Rose of old San Antone,
And it caused a stir when they deported her,
For she forgot the Alamo.

Oh, her hair reminds me of the deep blue sea:
Not wild, not wavy, it just makes me sick.
It was plain so see that her anatomy
Was beaten with an ugly stick.

She was pickin' cotton in old Mexico
And pluckin' chickens to make some dough.
Headed for the border, ridin' on a hoss,
Then that cotton-pickin' chicken plucker came across.

Out behind the hockshop, there we met and kissed.
I tried to get her alone.
Then I took her out in the moonlight and mist [or "missed"?]
My Rose, my Rose of San Antone.

Now old Rose is gone, and I've lost my love
And for her kisses I yearn.
Now I know she's with the angels up above
'Cause she was just too tough to burn.

SAN ANTONIO ROSE (parody)
(Homer & Jethro)

To score poorly.


Try this:

This ship we sail from We,

We sailed here hard to there.

And here we breached.

We sank 'ere briefly, and came back alive, on rafts above.

We rose above.

On rafts.

Ghosts on rafts.

*)
 
2012-11-19 09:34:50 PM

KOOLmike: Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.

Serious?


Nah, it was a lame attempt at humor and attention. I got the joke. I just get a warm and fuzzy feeling when I get the fark new comments notification email. Sad, I know.
 
2012-11-19 09:40:46 PM
"I say we let him go..." "Noooooo!"
 
2012-11-19 09:43:02 PM
Remember the alibi.
 
2012-11-19 09:44:35 PM
To poet while they don't know it.
 
2012-11-19 09:45:26 PM

Fark Rye For Many Whores: Remember the alibi.


To alibi is to lie.

Truth is evident.
 
2012-11-19 10:00:08 PM
Seriously, a lame Pee Wee headline gets green lit? There was absolutely no thought put into it.
 
2012-11-19 10:05:37 PM

johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!


Texas needs your help. Come down here to Texas and show us how to do that.

Here's what happened. to the last ones who tried that succession stuff. Real Texans lived through it.
 
2012-11-19 10:24:41 PM

iron de havilland: God bless Texas.

[upload.wikimedia.org image 500x333]

/Trolling with a bit of a conscience here as they did put on a sweet F1 race the other day/


I see what you did there...
 
2012-11-19 10:41:35 PM
Do Texans realize how little the rest of the U.S. much less the world cares about them?
 
2012-11-19 10:46:50 PM
i.somethingawful.com

I hope the Great Seal of Alaska is ok
 
2012-11-19 10:54:29 PM
That scene made me realize what a good actress Jan Hooks is, even though it wasn't much of a scene, as far as acting goes.
 
2012-11-19 10:57:34 PM
I've been waiting for somebody to put it to me like that for so long.
 
2012-11-19 11:03:14 PM

itsfullofstars: Do Texans realize how little the rest of the U.S. much less the world cares about them?


Does the rest of the U.S. much less the world realize how little Texas cares about them?
 
2012-11-19 11:14:20 PM
The funniest part of that movie was when he had to prove to (Bonnie)?, that he was in texas over the pay phone.
 
2012-11-19 11:22:37 PM

taurusowner: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

I hope the they. And they could theoretically pull it off. They have a coastline, they're not locked inside the US (as a state such as Wyoming for example, would be). They've got a pretty decent sized population, lots of natural resources. Their stats guard (not army national guard) might be able to step up and take on the role of a military. Fresh water and food production might be problems though.

This is all amusing they don't have to fight a war for independence. If they did, they'd get smashed pretty easily. I'm just saying that if any state in the US has to revert to being its own nation, Texas would be pretty close to the top of states who could pull it off. So could Cali for that matter, though their people would probably run their new country into the ground with social spending.


Yep. Having their own power grid is icing on the cake.
 
2012-11-19 11:24:35 PM

itsfullofstars: Do Texans realize how little the rest of the U.S. much less the world cares about them?


You say that like the opinion of the rest of the U.S. and the world matters. Thus falling into the same logical fallacy that you are accusing Texans of, an inflated sense of self-importance.
 
j78
2012-11-19 11:59:03 PM
Someone's got to steal back the [Texas Declaration of Independence] before the Soviets find the secret compartment containing the microfilm. The future of the free world is riding on this one.

+111111, subby
 
2012-11-20 12:43:10 AM
I read somewhere that because Texans pay the federal government a dollar for every eighty cents we get back, we could secede and take a large tax cut.

This isn't true.

That eighty cents we get back is crammed full of federal mandated bullshiat. We only need a fraction of that.
 
2012-11-20 12:46:44 AM

johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!


It's a tough call. Texans love their country and don't want to abandon it to the fiscal cliff it's driving towards.

Imagine how screwed this country would be without Texas! On employment statistics alone, or energy alone, it's a stark picture. Texas would probably be wealthier on its own, but how would we stop the flood of refugees from blue states who want a decent life for their families?
 
2012-11-20 12:59:38 AM
Well, that certainly escalated quickly. Have I accidently wandered into a COD4 chatroom?
 
2012-11-20 01:55:13 AM
Some questions get answered, others spring up! It's like trying to unravel a big cable-knit sweater, that someone keeps on knitting, and knitting, and knitting....
 
2012-11-20 01:55:14 AM

Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.


lol Whut!

/Wanna know how I know you don't know what you're talking about!
 
2012-11-20 01:58:26 AM
If they don't want to believe in evolution down there, seems like they've thought of a great way of stopping it in its tracks: incest.
 
2012-11-20 02:00:55 AM

untaken_name: Mark Ratner: cman: Someone explain the snark to moran an me?

I don't get it either. There isn't a basement at the Alamo. In fact, few places in Texas have basements because of the low elevation, which is practically at sea level. Stupid headline makes no scents.

The giant amount of limestone just under the surface dirt doesn't help, either. You ever tried clearing that crap? It's no fun.


It ain't sea level. Limestone is one reason- the clay soil, prone to expansion/contraction, is another.

But the main thing is that a need to make a foundation below the FROST LINE is the primary reason for digging a basement. Texas doesn't freeze for prolonged periods, so we don't have much use for them.
 
2012-11-20 02:45:18 AM
It was Carmen Sandiego! Let's get our fodors guides and we can start tracking her whereabouts!
 
2012-11-20 03:04:22 AM

itsfullofstars: Do Texans realize how little the rest of the U.S. much less the world cares about them?


www.memecreator.org
 
2012-11-20 04:11:12 AM
Thief sounds very bootstrappy.

They should be proud.
 
2012-11-20 05:54:52 AM

schnee: Phil Collins last seen casually walking away


Indubitably: schnee: Phil Collins last seen casually walking away

That's my joke.


Came for this joke, leaving doubly satisfied.
 
2012-11-20 06:12:36 AM
the place is surrounded by police. not sure how this could happen.
 
2012-11-20 08:53:54 AM
Obama did it.
 
2012-11-20 09:22:02 AM

Arcanum: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

It's a tough call. Texans love their country and don't want to abandon it to the fiscal cliff it's driving towards.

Imagine how screwed this country would be without Texas! On employment statistics alone, or energy alone, it's a stark picture. Texas would probably be wealthier on its own, but how would we stop the flood of refugees from blue states who want a decent life for their families?


Well, then, they should get off their lazy asses and go. We don't need their hats or their boots or their shytty music. Good luck paying for an army, maybe we'll keep buying you oil, maybe not.

Leave the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on your way out, you can Ted Nugent.
 
2012-11-20 09:54:01 AM

emotion_lotion: The funniest part of that movie was when he had to prove to (Bonnie)?, that he was in texas over the pay phone.


That was great - and when he reluctantly ran back into the pet store to rescue the snakes.
 
2012-11-20 10:00:07 AM

johnsmith99: Arcanum: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

It's a tough call. Texans love their country and don't want to abandon it to the fiscal cliff it's driving towards.

Imagine how screwed this country would be without Texas! On employment statistics alone, or energy alone, it's a stark picture. Texas would probably be wealthier on its own, but how would we stop the flood of refugees from blue states who want a decent life for their families?

Well, then, they should get off their lazy asses and go. We don't need their hats or their boots or their shytty music. Good luck paying for an army, maybe we'll keep buying you oil, maybe not.

Leave the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on your way out, you can Ted Nugent.


Chances are you will keep buying our oil. Do you know what percentage of America's energy goes through Texas at some point? It's over 90%.

Do you realize that your stereotyping of Texan culture is both ignorant and bigoted?

Do you realize that Texas has a disproportionately heavy percentage of both defense contractors and combat soldiers? Also has two of the most advanced installations in the country.

The main problem Texas would have would be keeping refugee immigration under control.

But alas, I don't think Texans want to leave the USA. We want the USA to stop shooting itself in the foot with mooching.
 
2012-11-20 10:15:44 AM

Arcanum: johnsmith99: Arcanum: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

It's a tough call. Texans love their country and don't want to abandon it to the fiscal cliff it's driving towards.

Imagine how screwed this country would be without Texas! On employment statistics alone, or energy alone, it's a stark picture. Texas would probably be wealthier on its own, but how would we stop the flood of refugees from blue states who want a decent life for their families?

Well, then, they should get off their lazy asses and go. We don't need their hats or their boots or their shytty music. Good luck paying for an army, maybe we'll keep buying you oil, maybe not.

Leave the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on your way out, you can Ted Nugent.

Chances are you will keep buying our oil. Do you know what percentage of America's energy goes through Texas at some point? It's over 90%.

Do you realize that your stereotyping of Texan culture is both ignorant and bigoted?

Do you realize that Texas has a disproportionately heavy percentage of both defense contractors and combat soldiers? Also has two of the most advanced installations in the country.

The main problem Texas would have would be keeping refugee immigration under control.

But alas, I don't think Texans want to leave the USA. We want the USA to stop shooting itself in the foot with mooching.


Do you realize nobody gives a shiat about "Texas Culture" except Texas? Does Texas realize that every time they spout off about secession, they sound like whiney, un-American brats? Does Texas understand that it's the loud mouthed jerk-off of the United States neighborhood, and we wish it would take down it's Christmas lights in June and stop parking it's POS rusty chevelle on the street?

Texas should stop talking so much and maybe listen for a while.
 
2012-11-20 11:44:03 AM

Arcanum: johnsmith99: Arcanum: johnsmith99: How long has Texas been blathering on about independence? They're like a 24 year old kid who won't move out of the basement. Get on with it already!

It's a tough call. Texans love their country and don't want to abandon it to the fiscal cliff it's driving towards.

Imagine how screwed this country would be without Texas! On employment statistics alone, or energy alone, it's a stark picture. Texas would probably be wealthier on its own, but how would we stop the flood of refugees from blue states who want a decent life for their families?

Well, then, they should get off their lazy asses and go. We don't need their hats or their boots or their shytty music. Good luck paying for an army, maybe we'll keep buying you oil, maybe not.

Leave the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on your way out, you can Ted Nugent.

Chances are you will keep buying our oil. Do you know what percentage of America's energy goes through Texas at some point? It's over 90%.

Do you realize that your stereotyping of Texan culture is both ignorant and bigoted?

Do you realize that Texas has a disproportionately heavy percentage of both defense contractors and combat soldiers? Also has two of the most advanced installations in the country.

The main problem Texas would have would be keeping refugee immigration under control.

But alas, I don't think Texans want to leave the USA. We want the USA to stop shooting itself in the foot with mooching.


Great! Let's start with ending the Trillions in oil subsidies and Billions in defense contractors corporate welfare and see how Tex-ass fares.

/pay your share and take your lumps
/this is why we can't have nice things
/steers and queers, all the way down
 
2012-11-20 11:59:45 AM

Indubitably: special20: Impeach the commander in thief!
[images.politico.com image 605x328]
/derpity-derp

That's Mr. President, sir, sir.

Sir squared says stand down, sir squared.

Please don't threaten the President.

I get angry and protective...

Like seriously/


Oh, me too - but I decided to deflate the obvious trolls by being an obvious, obvious troll, obviously, sir.
 
2012-11-20 12:24:20 PM
How cares about the Texas declaration of independence. How's the X-1?
 
2012-11-20 02:27:17 PM

emotion_lotion: The funniest part of that movie was when he had to prove to (Bonnie)?, that he was in texas over the pay phone.


Dottie
 
2012-11-20 05:03:46 PM
The thief was probably a guy you don't want to get mixed up with. A loner. A rebel.
 
2012-11-20 08:23:38 PM

johnsmith99: Do you realize nobody gives a shiat about "Texas Culture" except Texas?


Do you realize that telling that to Texans is retarded? You think that Texans should care about your lack of care, while at the same time asserting that you don't care about Texans. Why would you expect Texans to care about your opinion when you obviously don't care about theirs? That isn't logical.
 
2012-11-21 06:37:39 PM

special20: Indubitably: special20: Impeach the commander in thief!
[images.politico.com image 605x328]
/derpity-derp

That's Mr. President, sir, sir.

Sir squared says stand down, sir squared.

Please don't threaten the President.

I get angry and protective...

Like seriously/

Oh, me too - but I decided to deflate the obvious trolls by being an obvious, obvious troll, obviously, sir.


Well-played.
 
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