Why secede when you can sell - and help pay down the national debt in the process)? Before Gov. Rick Perry can make do on his threat to unhitch Texas from the Union, an alert eBayer has opened a bidding war for the Lone Star State - all 268,820 square miles of it. (h/t TPM)
*Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight says Democrats should take a second look at Perry's secession idea. Among the considerations: A filibuster proof majority in the Senate.