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White House to Review
Online Secession Petitions

ABC News, by Chris Good

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/14/2012 5:04:40 AM

Living up to its crowdsourcing promise, the White House says it will review online petitions from states that say they want to secede from the United States. In the days since President Obama was re-elected, visitors to the WhiteHouse.gov site We the People have submitted a wave of petitions calling on Obama to allow 36 states to peacefully secede from the United States. As a practice, the White House says it will review and respond to petitions that obtain more than 25,000 signatures. Three secession petitions, from Texas, Louisiana and Florida, have passed that threshold.

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The empty gestures get attention.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/14/2012 5:56:26 AM     (No. 9012960)

And he will use the petitions to wreak more havoc on the citizens.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/14/2012 6:34:55 AM     (No. 9012999)

I believe Oklahoma isn´t too far behind. I believe all the "producer" States will pass the threshold.
Funny how it works out that way, huh?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mbdexp, 11/14/2012 6:40:43 AM     (No. 9013009)

maybe you will like to know:

Petition: Deport Everyone That Signed A Petition To Withdraw Their State From The United States Of America....13400

Petition: 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....7800

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gator, 11/14/2012 6:41:17 AM     (No. 9013011)

It´s the only option left for a free America for the future. God helps those who help themselves. We revolt or freedom dies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 11/14/2012 6:42:41 AM     (No. 9013014)

Of course he is reviewing the petitions. He has to know who to do the proctologic IRS audits on - if they´re signing as a maker, 0bamas their taker.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ADNova, 11/14/2012 6:50:20 AM     (No. 9013029)

You´d have to be a complete fool to put your name on a secession petition and send it to the White House.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: raphaela, 11/14/2012 6:56:35 AM     (No. 9013042)

I won´t sign an online petition simply because I know that this is a petty, vindictive administration. The Democrat party will not tolerate dissension of any kind.

Wouldn´t it be nice though if we could set up states that had no social safety nets, encouraged new business and whose mission statement is Ready, Able and Willing to work?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MissMolly, 11/14/2012 7:19:48 AM     (No. 9013075)

It´s a foolish exercise. Everyone who signs these things knows nothing will result. But, I guess it makes people feel better to fling a booger in the direction of the Oval Office.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 11/14/2012 7:21:38 AM     (No. 9013080)

Count me paranoid. Poster 7 said the obama admin is petty and vindictive. I agree. Plus obama and his thugs are paranoid, vicious, reckless and dangerous. They bring out my paranoid side. I venture that anyone who posts regularly on his site is on an admin enemies list.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/14/2012 7:55:25 AM     (No. 9013176)

how convenient for the administration. They don´t even have to go out of their way to compile a list of possible ´´troublemakers´´. Those who have signed these petitions have given name and address and very nearly lit the neon sign over their homes. HEY IRS - YOU WANT A PIECE OF THIS?????

President Jarrett is probably most grateful to have a starting place for the reeducation program...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: skedaddle, 11/14/2012 8:22:10 AM     (No. 9013240)

There´s no way I would sign a petition with the current crew in charge - I for one, love my new overlords!
s/o

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Reply 12 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 11/14/2012 9:27:52 AM     (No. 9013436)

hey cowards, you are already on a list. might as well make sure they get your name spelled right

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Reply 13 - Posted by: toddh, 11/14/2012 10:03:10 AM     (No. 9013534)

When in the course of Human events, it becomes necessary to kick the damn traitors out of our country....

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