Texans always claim they have the right to secede from the union. They act as if that is their own privilege by virtue of being a Texan. Actually, every state has the same right to secede from the union. Several states have already made it known that they will enforce the 10th Amendment of the Constitution. Hell, even the silly state of California is entertaining the thought.
by Walter E. Williams
Texas Gov. Rick Perry rattled cages when he suggested that Texans might at some point become so disgusted with Washington’s gross violation of the U.S. Constitution that they would want to secede from the union. Political hustlers, their media allies and others, who have little understanding, are calling his remarks treasonous. Let’s look at it.