A White House petition gathering force calls for citizenship to be stripped and exile for anyone who signs a petition in favor of a state´s secession. "Mr. President, please sign an executive order such that each American citizen who signed a petition from any state to secede from the USA shall have their citizenship stripped and be peacefully deported," the full petition reads. The title of the petition is, "WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Strip the Citizenship from Everyone who Signed a Petition to Secede and Exile Them." As of this writing, 2,205 have signed the petition;
Certainly proves the ignorance of Obamabots who have no comprehension of, or respect for the Constitution. Penalty for excercising their free speech rights? This is really a communist country under Obama. Send in the jackboots.
amen #1..amen..but does anyone (besides us)see the absolute horror this will lead to? why stop at stripping the citizens birthrights...why not strip those who dont follow obamacare? or even those who disagree with duh won? you all see where this going,right?
This is getting fun. Bring us together Saint Obama. Entertain us with shirtless photos and tales of sex in the military. Who cares if the payment is a stolen election and four dead Americans. Don´t look over there. That´s no fun. Look at the little man with his shirt off.
They can´t round up and deport those who are here illegally now. How do the people putting forth this petition think the gov´t is going to strip citizenship and deport those who signed the secession petitions? Maybe they think the gov´t has an arsenal of black helicopters to round up people, but they forget Obama has cut military spending back so far we´re lucky we can get a helicopter to fly David Petraeus to DC to testify before Congress about Benghazi!
This petition shows exactly how these libs,socialists,democrats think. They want the president to be a dictator with the power to make executive orders that do anything they want, to include stripping people of their citizenship. The constitution is just a piece of paper to them. If they had a brain cell, it would be lonesome, but then, they are the product of our public education system
I am with #10. They say they cannot round up and deport those who are here illegally from other countries. But yes, let´s round up those who object to what you and yours are doing to our fair country and ship them out... we have lots of dollars to do that.
But if they ship us all out, who is going to pay the bills? Huh? Huh?
These commies, these birth certificate challenged half-wits wouldn´t last a 30 days if we (and the rest) did pull out.
Harry Reid and Pee-low-see would cut their own throats, and Hollywood would just swoon away.
It´s the conservative, creative middle class (read this Tea Party) that keeps this national ship afloat and the wealthy democraps in Gucci loafers and handbags, and the so-called poor in ham hocks, blow, weed, Bud, abortions (keeping the....down, see Randy Newman here)and flat screen tee-vees.
Anyway, sounds like war to me and the socialists don´t have a clue in what they are getting into.
Talk about no jobs!
Time to clean out Texas. Time to clean out the U.S.
They are now fighting the battle of despotism. They have put their Constitution under their feet; they have annulled its most sacred provisions; The future fortunes of our children, and of this continent, would then be determined by a tyranny which has no parallel in history.” Dr. James Henly Thornwell of South Carolina, in Our Danger and our Duty, 1862
How about a petition stating that anyone who signs a petition denying citizens the right to petition be denied their citizenship and their right to petition. Further any illegal alien who signs ANY petition be sent immediately to their homeland and/or Kenya.
A little history: In the 1950´s and early 60´s the US Dept of State used to take away the citizenship of American expats for the crime of remaining outside the US for more than 5 continuous years. In the mid-60´s the courts ruled that native-born Americans did not receive their citizenship from the government and that therefore the government could not take away that citizenship. -tr [working from memory]
all the senior citizens are considered UNITS by the obama administration..thats why they will not get health care as they dont contribute to society......so I would say they are already in exile...only thing they are needed for is to pay taxes...
"deport" hmmm, wow, does this mean i finally get to "visit" the open-air rec/work/showers? Or will I get "deported" with some of them there hollow point requisitions?
I´ll see your deportation and add Gold Standard for my state. BTW, Montana´s Constitution gurantees Montanans´ gun rights and the attendant right to secede if the federal government attempts to revoke them.
Good times, good times! Or the more appropriate Chinese curse, May you live in interesting Times. Yeehahh. Let ´er rip.
One lost election does not change my goals: That government by, of, for the people NOT perish from the earth.
My family came to this land in 1750. German Anabaptists. I am a fourth generation Hoosier, at least four generations from Pennsyltuckee before that. I intend to be buried in this country...one way or another.
This talk about secession is getting more stupid as it expands. The most stupid statement has got to be about stripping the citizenship of anyone signing a petition. There´s no basis in law for that and in my opinion that would infringe on the signers freedom of speed rights. A petition is only a request for something to be done.
Secondly, I have seen posts that Texas has the right to secede. That is can´t be true. Texas tried that in the 1860´s and was on the losing side of the war that settled the question of a state´s right to secede.
The special right that only Texas has is that it can split into five states. That would add four states to country and get present day Texas eight more Senators. That right was granted to Texas at the time it was admitted to the Union in 1845.
As posted earlier my opinion of secession by any state would be like curing a headache with the guillotine. I restate that opinion here.
I agree with #1...anyone who voted for O should have an O tatooed on their foreheads so that we can keep track of them. But this article shows how Stalinist the WH really is...with his policies he will never preserve the union...
#34 With all respect, if the talk bothers you, you can choose to skip such articles posted. People can dream can´t they? Besides, sometimes in the course of civil discussion - no matter the subject - a great idea gets born. Personally, I find myself enjoying a great many conversations on this board even if I disagree with the initial concept put forth.
We either can sit by and complain bitterly or we can get off our duffs and do something. If it be by secession then so be it. Whatever we do let’s stick together and get it done. Many states have tried as individuals to secede but not since 1861 (unless I am wrong) have several states tried to secede together as a group and stuck to their guns. "There is no longer any room for hope. If we wish to be free-- if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contending--if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtained--we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight! An appeal to arms and to the God of hosts is all that is left us!" Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.
Someone once said it better than I could ever express ... let me see ... it´s right on the tip of my tongue - oh, that´s right: When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature´s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
Therefore; whether I agree with secession or not, it is our right. And whatever happened to the quote liberals just adore? You know, ´´I disagree with what you say but will defend to the death your right to say it.´´
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