They speculated that the “Texas Rupublic ” might consist of AZ, NM, TX , LA , MS , OK , TN and maybe a few others . Lot of power in that block , TX has oil , AZ produces 60% of the country’s copper , sea ports , fishing , etc. If you look at it in one way , the regions that break up will produce something the others need and will trade for . It wouldnt be as unstable as some think . We would just be running things the way we see fit , and not under the boot of Moscow ……..I mean Washington .