By 2081, four million Texans were dead from the plague, and two million died in an invasion led by criminal cartels that openly governed Mexico.  In 2093, the United States to come to the aid of Texas.  The socialist government of the US refused to invade Mexico, and Washington voted to eliminate the word “America” in the nation’s name as being: “a word violently misappropriated from the rightful owners of this land.”  The people of Texas voted to act independently and seized control of the Texas National Guard and all U.S. Military facilities within their borders.