Tejas Libre!


Just when you thought Texas had conquered the world, some ornery Longhorns are saying they'd rather secede. The New York Times is half-tickled, half-alarmed to discover that the Republic of Texas—you may recall them from the militia days—is still active. (Dale Gribble, on the other hand, has gone Freeper on us.)

For a report more sympathetic than the Times piece, read Debbie Nathan's 1997 dispatch for the lefty Texas Observer.