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Why would Obama want to invade Texas?

Scott Bateman
By Scott Bateman

The internet is abuzz with theories that forthcoming military exercises across the Southwest are a ruse for president Obama to invade Texas, which, it should be noted, is already one of the 50 United States of America. Recently, Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, ordered the State Guard to monitor the exercises and troops personnel. Above, humorist Scott Bateman explore potential motives for the federal takeover.