April 17, 2009 10:54 AM

Commentary: Gov. Perry needs history lesson on secession

We can only hope Rick Perry was kidding when he said Texas legally "would be able to leave" the United States anytime. If not, "he's a fool," the head of the Texas A&M history department said Thursday. I checked with the governor's old schools to see whether they teach Texas history differently at A&M or Paint Creek.

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