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Wednesday: Texas Secession

This morning Ty Fuselier was interviewed at the State Capital over the heavy issue of Texas Secession. This has always been an exciting topic here at Boys State because so many strive to see Texas as its own nation. Ty began his interview by speaking about the principles of secession and how it is essentially the Republic of Texas being reformed. He supported his statements by speaking about the history of Texas and how we came to be. Key notes from past State Conventions were brought up for overall reasoning on why the Federalist Party would like to see Texas as its own Nation once again. Ty has gained the reputation of being the leader of this whole secession movement. His strong personality and devotion for a change has really brought him to the top and given him a chance to represent his party as a whole through this interview.

Pride and patriotism have always been descriptive dictions when speaking on the topic of Texans or even the date of Texas in general. This was highly emphasized throughout the interview with Ty as well as it now being the time for Texas to stand on its own two feet. Something that has also been highly stressed when speaking about secession is peace. Many are worried that if Texas secedes, this will spark war throughout the nation and create an upset to other states leading them to secede as well. Ty spoke on the topic of peace and explained that the Federalist party is not doing this for a call for war or as a cry for help. He describes Texans as “go getters” and that secession is what we want and it is what we are going to get because we are patriots who we fight for what we want.

New roles in Texas government were brought up in the interview due to the fact that if we secede, we would no longer be a state; we would be a nation. “Do you want to see a Texas Governor or do you want to see a Texas President?” says Ty as he tackles the question of new roles. He states that history is looking down upon us and it is our opportunity as Texas Boys State to be the first to secede. It is our opportunity to go down in Texas Boys State history.

Overall Ty seems very enthusiastic about the future of Boys State and opportunities that are heading our way. He is counting on not only the Federalists Party, but also Nationalist to pass the bill of secession. Exciting things are building up to what may be the a new beginning for Texas Boys State.

Written by Angel Eufracio

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