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Does the Texas GOP party platform, which includes secession from the United States, alarm you?

"Texas GOP’s platform is usually nutty. This year, it’s also offensive and conspiratorial" is our Guest Editorial by The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "What the world sees is backward and conspiratorial thinking among a few thousand convention delegates in Houston who seem determined to define the GOP down to its least-attractive elements" editorializes the Star-Telegram.

"Texas drives our red-blue divide even wider" writes Kathleen Parker. "Among the (Texas) platform's guiding proclamations and assertions: President Biden is only an "acting" president: homosexuality is an "abnormal lifestyle choice"; Texas should hold a referendum on seceding from the union; the Voting Rights Act of 1965 should be repealed; and the United States should leave the United Nations."

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