Speaking of Texas, a new Research 2000 poll for Daily Kos shows Texas Republicans are split, 48%-48% on the issue of secession.
Do you think Texas would be better off as an independent nation or as part of the United States of America?
Independent nation: 35
Democrats: US 82, Ind 15
Republicans: US 48, Ind 48
Independents: US 55, Ind 40
Do you approve or disapprove of Governor Rick Perry’s suggestion that Texas may need to leave the United States?
Democrats: Approve 16, Disapprove 80
Republicans: Approve 51, Disapprove 44
Independents: Approve 43, Disapprove 50