The republic stands! And the conspiracy buffs still haven’t eaten crow. Here’s an article from the Washington Post from the day after the exercise ended, to remind you of the daffy and mistaken forecast of coup d’etat. Remember also that Texas Governor Greg Abbott, far from dismissing the conspiracists out of hand, instead ordered the Texas State Guard to be on the look out for signs that President Obama was using the military games as a pretext for taking over…Texas. Which was already part of America.