Brexit Has Inspired This State To Consider Leaving The U.S.

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While everything is essentially going to shit here in the UK, with the ramifications of Brexit becoming more apparent, Texans still seem to think this is a pretty good idea.

Longing back to the days of 1836-1845 when it became an independent republic, after losing the Battle of the Alamo against the Mexican government, Texans want to see it secede from the U.S.

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There have been several calls for this before, but since the 90’s this ideology has only got a stronger and more passionate following.

Daniel Miller, head of the Texas Nationalist Movement, has now called for ‘Texit’.

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After the results in the UK were declared he tweeted the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott:

And it seems there are some people out there who are pretty game for the move:

Though others seemed to think it wouldn’t be much of a loss to the U.S: 

This possibility was raised last week, with secessionists drawing parallels between UK’s relationship with Brussels and Texas’ relationship with Washington DC.

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The Texas Nationalist Movement boasts a big following on Facebook with more than 219,000 likes and managed to convince 265,000 citizens to sign a petition to break away from the union.

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The group seems to have a pretty similar rhetoric to Britain First, with the slogan: “Texas First, Texas Forever”.

Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump rejected the idea of a Texit, with the response: “Texas loves me.”

A rejection which completely contrasts with the congratulations he offered Britain on Friday for voting to leave the EU, tweeting:

Could Texas become yet another casualty of Brexit?


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