In what could be the most egregious misuse of his Chuck Norris powers since his endorsement of Mike Huckabee,

Walker: Texas Ranger


star and martial arts legend Chuck Norris has suggested that Texas secede from the union, that he "may run for President" of the Republic of Texas, and that thousands of right-wing "cells" will coalesce tomorrow around Fox commentator Glenn Beck, who will provide further marching orders.

During a

on Beck's radio show, Norris asserted that "our Constitution was made only for a religious and moral people," adding that "it's wholly inadequate for the government of any other."

He also said that

Walker: Texas Ranger

could totally take out Jack Bauer of



And he said Texas could secede--and that day might be close at hand:

Most constitutional scholars disagree. This whole "secession" thing got tried that one time about 130 years ago, and the matter was settled pretty decisively in favor of the proposition, "Um, no."

But, since the mid 1960s, the Republican Party has given itself over, more and more, to those who believe the ideals of the old confederacy are superior to what has come since. They call themselves "conservatives" and sometimes "Christian patriots," but the ideas are pretty consistently not conservative, Christian, or patriotic.

And now Beck is organizing some kind of revolution, which supposedly begins tomorrow at 5 p.m., with these thousands of "cells" (Norris' word) tuned in.

Never heard of Glenn Beck?

of his wise pronouncements. (Think Rush, but not as smart).


For his own part, Norris has expanded on his radio appearance in

at Worldnet Daily:

So, will Chuck really lead a nation of Christian patriots into glorious battle against the forces of darkness? Perhaps. Then again, he may just be shilling for his new martial arts meet. His column ends with this postscript: