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"Secession", you say? (media.kbin.social)
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[-] DucktorZee 90 points 2 months ago

Wouldn't it be great if the US started relocating it's military bases to other states? I'm sure NM, MI or CA would be happy to have them.

[-] [email protected] 55 points 2 months ago

Oh you mean the 42 town-sized forward operating bases inside the treasonous province? They will come in very handy in the 72 hours it takes to resecure that territory.

[-] peopleproblems 24 points 2 months ago

I always wondered how quick that would go down.

72 hours seems quick, but I guess they wouldn't really encounter actual resistance.

[-] kautau 32 points 2 months ago

Yeah “muh guns” are pretty useless against predator drones and air support

[-] [email protected] 16 points 2 months ago

We did Baghdad in a month; we could do Austin in three days.

[-] raynethackery 13 points 2 months ago

Barring the State politicians, I thought Austin was majority Democrat?

[-] [email protected] 13 points 2 months ago

Probably, but nothing makes a statement like taking a regime's capital.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 2 months ago

That might crash the beard oil and red suspenders industries..

[-] Viking_Hippie 4 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

Both of which are much better for the world than the current main industries of Texas: fossil fuels and fascism.

[-] bitwaba 2 points 2 months ago

Houston is the 4th largest city in the country, and generates a shitload of oil revenue. That's way more important than Austin.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

makes it real easy to justify liberating it then, doesn't it? most of the people living there want to remain part of the US.

[-] dlpkl 5 points 2 months ago

Do people really think that the servicemen in the military would willingly attack Texans? I have a huge suspicion that they'd revolt within the armed forces.

[-] wanderingmagus 14 points 2 months ago

As someone currently serving active duty, yes - depending on the command climate and the servicemember. Especially if the targets are labeled as insurgents and a VEO threat with credible evidence. Now, bombing noncombatant civilians is a different story, but as far as conducting surgical strikes on domestic terrorists, no hesitation.

[-] ThrowawayInTheYear23 10 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

National guard at Kent state had no issues killing civilians.

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