Originally Posted by TXgolfer
Doubtful comes from common sense. The federal government is not like costco.......no savings by pooling. Texas could build it's roads on it's own. Problem is the rich states are also paying to build roads accross the big empty states too.
Stat comes from local news (TV)
Well, have Texas secede and keep the oil to themselves, and sell to outlying states, get the money and keep the highways and roads well maintained without federal dollars. Might be enough for the federal govt to crap in their pants over that.