And you thought the Petreaus saga
The Daily Caller informs us
that the progressive little bastion known as Austin, Texas wants to secede from its host state should the Lone Star State be allowed to break away from the nation at large. An indignant citizen by the name of "Caleb M" has launched a petition to keep Austin independent of the would-be sovereign state of Texas, citing a litany of ills that would be meted upon the city should it be made subject to Texas rule. Among them, a lack of "civil, religious, and political freedoms," which Mr. M says would be best preserved by remaining a part of the US of A.