March 12th, 2009
05:06 AM ET
2 years ago

Chuck Norris for president … of Texas

If the State of Texas ever left the Union, Chuck Norris is interested in being president of the newly independent country.
If the State of Texas ever left the Union, Chuck Norris is interested in being president of the newly independent country.

(CNN) – Actor Chuck Norris has his eyes on the presidency, but not the White House. Norris wrote that he would be interested in becoming the president of Texas, if the state were ever to secede from the Union.

“I may run for president of Texas,” Norris wrote Monday in a column posted at WorldNetDaily. “That need may be a reality sooner than we think. If not me, someone someday may again be running for president of the Lone Star state, if the state of the union continues to turn into the enemy of the state.”

The actor claimed “thousands of cell groups will be united around the country in solidarity over the concerns for our nation” and said that if states decide to secede from the union, that Texas would lead the way.

“Anyone who has been around Texas for any length of time knows exactly what we'd do if the going got rough in America,” Norris wrote.

“Let there be no doubt about that.” Norris was a strong supporter of Mike Huckabee’s presidential bid, and he helped to draw attention to the former Arkansas governor’s campaign.


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  1. Steve

    The funny things is the Democrats are the ones who are always portrayed as unpatriotic. The media is a joke.

    March 11, 2009 08:18 pm at 8:18 pm |
  2. gnomepark

    Chuck,

    1. You were a horrible actor.
    2. You would make a horrible "president"
    3. Things here in Texas are not as bad as the rest of the country.

    How about going to Michigan.

    March 11, 2009 08:19 pm at 8:19 pm |
  3. R Wolf, Ventura, Ca.

    Oh, good. Let them go. It's funny how Republicans hate actors having any political opinions, unless that actor is Ronald Reagan,
    Charleston Heston, etc. What has Texas ever done for us other than
    making us live through 12 years of both Bushes. Enough already!

    March 11, 2009 08:19 pm at 8:19 pm |
  4. Anonymous

    I've lived 45 years (all my life) in Texas - I am here to tell you GW Bush and Chuck Norris don't speak for the most of us. What a nut!

    March 11, 2009 08:20 pm at 8:20 pm |
  5. brent

    I'm there! I think I'll immigrate to Texas ASAP!

    March 11, 2009 08:20 pm at 8:20 pm |
  6. Don from KC

    I hope Kansas would follow suit. Liberal Democrats on the coasts telling us how to run our lives here in the Midwest is atrocious. God bless you Chuck!

    March 11, 2009 08:21 pm at 8:21 pm |
  7. I Am The Great And Powerful Rush Of Oz

    A bit seditious, eh Mr. Norris?

    The biggest "terrorist" treat to America is the right wing fringe.

    March 11, 2009 08:21 pm at 8:21 pm |
  8. Scott Texas

    Chuck Norris once killed two stones with one bird. Vote for Chuck!

    March 11, 2009 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  9. dan

    get lost, chuck

    March 11, 2009 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  10. Sharone

    There was already a Civil War...and the South lost! Get a life, Chuck.
    Most of America feels that Pres. Obama is doing a good job. If Huckabee was that great, wouldn't he be President now??

    March 11, 2009 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  11. Lkin

    Judging from his time frame, we could be looking at the plotline for "24" next season!

    March 11, 2009 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  12. Carol

    No more Chuch Norris films for me.

    March 11, 2009 08:23 pm at 8:23 pm |
  13. Cali Girl

    Wow, this guy is too much. LOL

    March 11, 2009 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  14. John Q Public

    Chuck Norris for President...that's as silly as it sounds. Sounds like more right wing knee jerk reactionary blather to me. Hey Chuck, don't stop half way, cut two holes in your pillowcase and come on out of the closet....

    March 11, 2009 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  15. DIZIZI31

    Loser. Just can't fact fact Obama, That One, is the President of the United States of America. Hey Chuck... Texas Rangers was a TV show not real.
    He's no Patriot. Invoke the Patriot Act, you know the one Bush had were anyone who spoke against the governement could be detailed for any amount of time. yes, Chuck kept those moves sharp Federal Prisons are no joke

    March 11, 2009 08:25 pm at 8:25 pm |
  16. HonestMistake

    In case you forgot we aren't a Communist country yet. Citizens can freely decide if they want their state to secede from the union. That is the beauty of living in a free society.

    March 11, 2009 08:25 pm at 8:25 pm |
  17. Sammy

    Sure, why not? That's exactly what GOD wants, ain't i right Chuck???

    March 11, 2009 08:26 pm at 8:26 pm |
  18. ex illinois man, now a pennsylvanian

    wow, all i can say is WHAT THE (EXPLETIVE)??!!

    March 11, 2009 08:27 pm at 8:27 pm |
  19. Texas Teacher

    Oh, for God's sake! Why doesn't Norris just head on up to Alaska and join Sarah and husband! I never realized their were so many nut cases in high places! It is purely disgusting... .is it any wonder that Rush Limbaugh is speaking for the GOP? I'm appalled!

    March 11, 2009 08:27 pm at 8:27 pm |
  20. kevin

    I was taught in school that all the states are not allowed to secede from the union except one. Texas.

    March 11, 2009 08:28 pm at 8:28 pm |
  21. American Patriot

    Great idea, Chuck....and take Bush and the rest of the Repukes with you! Good riddance!

    March 11, 2009 08:28 pm at 8:28 pm |
  22. Tommy

    I think Chuck has seceded from reality.

    March 11, 2009 08:28 pm at 8:28 pm |
  23. mary,florida

    I hear there's only stears and queers in texas.And i dont see any horns on Chucks head.

    March 11, 2009 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  24. Texas Teacher

    big papa March 11th, 2009 5:45 pm ET

    Patriot Act him…

    …he's a domestic terrorist… I'M WITH YOU, big Papa! :)

    March 11, 2009 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  25. Tony

    DELUSIONAL and TWISTED!

    March 11, 2009 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
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