President Obama's call for Israel to revert to its 1967 borders has caught the attention of one of the most forward-thinking, sophisticated political thinkers of our state, Daniel Miller, the president of the Texas Nationalist Movement.
He has dashed off a letter to Obama saying, in essence, you think those Israel borders a good idea? Then get Texas back to its 1845 borders.
"It seems that you and your people have a desire to allow people the right of self-determination and return things to "the way they were," says Miller, apparently a big Barbra Streisand fan.
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He calls for three things:
1. Return the United States to its pre-1845 border with Texas.
2. Recognize Texas as an independent and sovereign nation.
3. Take no actions of retribution and support our success wholeheartedly.
He -- ha ha! --adds a p.s." "Let's not call it secession. We can play off the 'Arab Spring' you supported and call it 'Texas Summer.' Has a nice ring, doesn't it?"
No comment yet from the White House. Or Rick Perry's office, for that matter.