Tuesday, November 13, 2012

47 States Petitioning White House to Secede

"A petition from an Arlington, Texas man, launched Nov. 9 via the Obama White House website’s “We the People”  tool, had more than 58,000 signatures. That’s more than twice the 25,000 it had Monday morning, a number required to trigger an automatic White House review, according to the administration’s own published rules.
A similar petition from a Louisiana native crossed the 25,000 threshold as Monday drew to a close on the East Coast.
Launched Nov. 7, the day after Obama won re-election, the Pelican State’s spark set off an Internet-driven cascade of disaffected tea partiers and other conservatives looking — as one petition organizer told The Daily Caller via a ‘direct message’ on Twitter — ‘just to do something, anything, to show we’re not going away quietly…."    
As of this posting, Maine, Vermont and Washington are the only three states without succession petitions.

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