The Big Conversation:
Three weeks after the election, secession fever hasn't been quieted in Texas.
Sparked two weeks ago by an online petition, talk of Texas leaving the Union got another round of national media attention last week when U.S. Rep. Ron Paul called secession a "deeply American principle."
Now, as The New York Times reports, the issue has already penetrated the 2014 governor's race. Perennial GOP candidate Larry Scott Kilgore of Arlington has announced that he'll run for the office, but not before changing his legal name to "Larry SECEDE Kilgore" — capital letters and all ...