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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:07 PM

Secession petitions flood White House site (POLITICO)

By BYRON TAU | 11/12/12 10:55 AM EST


President Obama's reelection last week has prompted a slew of requests to secede from the United States.

The two most popular petitions, Texas and Louisiana, have both drawn more than 10,000 signatures each as of Monday morning. The Texas petition needs only 7,000 more signatures to trigger an official White House response.

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"The citizens of the US suffer from blatant abuses of their rights such as the , the , etc," the Texas petition charges. "Given that the state of Texas maintains a balanced budget and is the 15th largest economy in the world, it is practically feasible for Texas to withdraw from the union, and to do so would protect it's citizens' standard of living and re-secure their rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our founding fathers which are no longer being reflected by the federal government."

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Most of the petitions simply quote the Declaration of Independence in their request to depart the country.

As of Monday, residents of Kentucky, Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Missouri have all expressed interest in dissolving their relationship with the United States.


Talk about a bunch of sore losers right.


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Reply Secession petitions flood White House site (POLITICO) (Original post)
SCALA13 Nov 2012 OP
RBInMaine Nov 2012 #1
muntrv Nov 2012 #2
barnabas63 Nov 2012 #8
undeterred Nov 2012 #19
Ruby the Liberal Nov 2012 #3
TheMadMonk Nov 2012 #4
Mike Nelson Nov 2012 #5
lunasun Nov 2012 #6
Teamster Jeff Nov 2012 #7
bongbong Nov 2012 #9
JB126 Nov 2012 #10
frogmarch Nov 2012 #11
GeorgeGist Nov 2012 #12
Zoeisright Nov 2012 #13
3rd Gen Texan Nov 2012 #14
TBF Nov 2012 #15
JCMach1 Nov 2012 #17
undeterred Nov 2012 #23
jillan Nov 2012 #16
Cali_Democrat Nov 2012 #18
gollygee Nov 2012 #20
Earth_First Nov 2012 #21
gollygee Nov 2012 #25
Earth_First Nov 2012 #26
cherish44 Nov 2012 #22
RogerM Nov 2012 #24
demmis19566ie Nov 2012 #27
quakerboy Nov 2012 #28

Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:09 PM

1. The crazy fringe rises! Sheesh.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:10 PM

2. Someone call the WAAAAAAAAMBULANCE!

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Response to muntrv (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:17 PM

8. No kidding!

They need to buck up and deal with reality! Drama queens.

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Response to muntrv (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:16 PM

19. ...

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:10 PM

3. To be honest, I think its probably 50/50.

Half of the signatures coming from the "disenfranchised" white nationals who wanted Ron Paul and the other half from giddy liberals watching the fun.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:12 PM

4. Almost as good as Facebook was for the FBI, CIA and other TLA's.

 

So, take names and keep watch.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:15 PM

5. Why Do They Hate America?

(scarcasm)

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:16 PM

6. wish all the teahadists would just self deport out of USA now- time to go

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:16 PM

7. Dickheads

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:36 PM

9. The only proper response to these

 

Move on. Get over it. You lost. Grow up. Get a job!

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:38 PM

10. Bye!

Please go! We'll be better off without you!

If they want another Civil War, I know Mitt is interested in lots of horses and bayonets

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:39 PM

11. Racists.

That's what it's really about. They're racists.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:42 PM

12. Flood?

Please, do go on.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:43 PM

13. What a bunch of racist crybabies.

I'd like to ship them all to Somalia.

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Response to 3rd Gen Texan (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:10 PM

15. I live here in Texas -

4.5 million of you voted for Romney, while 3.2 million of us voted for Obama. You have a majority but it's not overwhelming and do not assume you speak for all of us. Bless your heart and enjoy your short stay.

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Response to 3rd Gen Texan (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:13 PM

17. Funny how the right never protested when Bush was doing those things you state in reality...

enjoy your short stay...

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Response to 3rd Gen Texan (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:21 PM

23. President Obama is a Consitutional scholar and knows full well what is constitutional.

Its worked for 200 years and its working now.

The people who are unhappy enough to think of seceding are trying to project things into it that have nothing to do with what the Constitution guarantees.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:11 PM

16. Where are they going to go? Socialist Canada?

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:15 PM

18. bwhahahahaha!!

Again? They didn't learn their lesson the first time when the North smacked 'em?

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:19 PM

20. New York?

Why would states in which the majority voted for Obama want to leave the union because Obama is president? This sounds dumber and dumber all the time. Stupid publicity stunt and public tantrum. They need to grow up and get over it. The world doesn't rotate around them. Their candidate won't necessarily win.

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Response to gollygee (Reply #20)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:21 PM

21. New York has a lot of backwoods republican voters outside of the four major cities outside Manhattan

I should know, many of them are my neighbors...

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #21)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:23 PM

25. Yeah but the majority of people there wouldn't didn't even vote for Romney

Why would they see their state go for Obama, but then think Obama's election would be a reason for their state to secede? I live in Michigan and we've got them too, but hopefully they'd realize that the state as a whole would have no interest in seceding.

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Response to gollygee (Reply #25)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:47 PM

26. These folks have a difficult time with the bigger picture/reality...

Sorta like they want to take away YOUR 'entitlements'.

Hands off THEIRS.

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:21 PM

22. Don't let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:22 PM

24. DUMB publicity stunts

WTF did they forget their prozac

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:48 PM

27. oh boohoo

 

Obama won, get over it!

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Response to SCALA13 (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:26 AM

28. I wonder

If they will get a more or less substantial nonanswer than the many pro pot petitions to hit the whitehouse site.

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