Enough with the big-boy tough talk. Put your money where your mouth is and get the fuck out of my country. You’ll be just fine without matching federal funds, highways, a military, access to the US’ markets, etc. So do it. Get the fuck out. Or shut the fuck up.
Rep. Zach Wamp (R-03) suggested TN and other states may have to consider seceding from the union if the federal government does not change its ways regarding mandates.
“I hope that the American people will go to the ballot box in 2010 and 2012 so that states are not forced to consider separation from this government,” said Wamp during an interview with Hotline OnCall.
He lauded Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), who first floated the idea of secession in April ’09, for leading the push-back against health care reform, adding that he hopes the American people “will send people to Washington that will, in 2010 and 2012, strictly adhere” to the constitution’s defined role for the federal government.
“Patriots like Rick Perry have talked about these issues because the federal government is putting us in an untenable position at the state level,” said Wamp, who is competing with Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam (R) and LG Ron Ramsey (R) for the GOP nod in the race to replace TN Gov. Phil Bredesen (D).
He’s just such a nice, concerned guy you know? He really doesn’t want Tennessee to secede but gosh, this new Obama Dictatorship in which conservatives occasionally don’t get 100% of their way is just too much for the upstanding people of TN to handle and things might just get out of hand and I only hope I can restrain them before something crazy happens! Not that I’m inciting it or anything hehehe:)
Along a similar vein, let me just say that I really really really hope nobody burns Rep. Wamp’s house down with his wife and children inside. Because that would be a terrible thing to do!