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#1 dudeone

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:43 PM

Texans petition White House for permission to secede from US

Hundreds of thousands of southerners have demanded that Texas and seven other states be allowed to secede from the US following President Barack Obama's re-election.


ByRaf Sanchez,Washington

5:59PM GMT 15 Nov 2012

http://www.telegraph...de-from-US.html

Petitions on the White House website have reached the 25,000 signature threshold needed to force the Obama administration to issue a formal response.

Texas, which was briefly its own nation in the mid-1800s and remains deeply wary of rule from Washington, has over 100,000 signatures calling for it to break away.

Rick Perry, the Governor of Texas, was forced to deny that he supported the independence movement, saying he believed "in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it".

Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina have also reached the threshold, while petitions calling freedom for the other 43 states are still gaining signatures.

Although there is no real chance of secession, the petitions are a sign of the entrenched opposition to Mr Obama.

Unionists mounted a counter-offensive on the White House website, asking the President to "deport everyone that signed a petition to withdraw their state from the United States Of America".

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:47 PM

Texans petition White House for permission to secede from US

Hundreds of thousands of southerners have demanded that Texas and seven other states be allowed to secede from the US following President Barack Obama's re-election.


ByRaf Sanchez,Washington

5:59PM GMT 15 Nov 2012

http://www.telegraph...de-from-US.html

Petitions on the White House website have reached the 25,000 signature threshold needed to force the Obama administration to issue a formal response.

Texas, which was briefly its own nation in the mid-1800s and remains deeply wary of rule from Washington, has over 100,000 signatures calling for it to break away.

Rick Perry, the Governor of Texas, was forced to deny that he supported the independence movement, saying he believed "in the greatness of our Union and nothing should be done to change it".

Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina have also reached the threshold, while petitions calling freedom for the other 43 states are still gaining signatures.

Although there is no real chance of secession, the petitions are a sign of the entrenched opposition to Mr Obama.

Unionists mounted a counter-offensive on the White House website, asking the President to "deport everyone that signed a petition to withdraw their state from the United States Of America".


Yeah i saw that article a couple of days ago , made me laugh for a few seconds .

I LIKE GUNS , EXCUTIN PEOPLE AMD MOMS APPLE PIE :lol:
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

Let the civil war begin!
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:07 PM

No big deal - this has been going on in Canada for like...ever.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

Texas is America's Quebec.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:10 PM

Why not just have another civil war?
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

Why not just have another civil war?

because, as big as texas is, they'd lose, so very fast.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:28 PM

because, as big as texas is, they'd lose, so very fast.



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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:29 PM

Republicans :picard:
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:33 PM

I signed it.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:33 PM

lol America.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:41 PM

The south shall rise again.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:42 PM

The amount of people that have signed so far works out to be about 0.4% of the population of Texas. :frantic:
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:47 PM

I signed it.


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:47 PM

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:49 PM

They should just let them go. Imagine the US without any wingnut Republicans. It would be, like, normal.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:05 PM

See you around ..



which means?
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:12 PM

I hope some of you guys are kidding in regards to a civil war. This is huge.

If they do this, other states might join in. Even if its' 1 or 2 other states, that's still a huge deal.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

which means?


I think TL might have meant some thing like


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:21 PM

which means?


Meaning if you signed the secession petition, and leave the Union, you will be too busy to post on here .. all the "red" states wanting to secede take a lot more from the Federal government than they pay .. maybe they can form a Nationalist Wehrmacht State and drive all them Jews and gypsies and Negroes out .. or put em to work at "slave labor" rates .. this is blatant racism at its most scurrilous ..
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:27 PM

Meaning if you signed the secession petition, and leave the Union, you will be too busy to post on here .. all the "red" states wanting to secede take a lot more from the Federal government than they pay .. maybe they can form a Nationalist Wehrmacht State and drive all them Jews and gypsies and Negroes out .. or put em to work at "slave labor" rates .. this is blatant racism at its most scurrilous ..


I don't live in Texas. Anyone can sign those petitions.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:30 PM

I don't live in Texas. Anyone can sign those petitions.


So I will take that for what it is worth .. diddly squat .. :rolleyes:
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:40 PM

So I will take that for what it is worth .. diddly squat .. :rolleyes:



Yeah, just another name on a go nowhere petition. Just like every other petition that circulates.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

We should totally give more attention to extreme events, particularly those with virtually no chance of success, to aid politicians in polarising the masses even further.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:51 PM

Yeah i saw that article a couple of days ago , made me laugh for a few seconds .

I LIKE GUNS , EXCUTIN PEOPLE AMD MOMS APPLE PIE :lol:

american as apple pie. That would make America English. Since it did get its start there.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:58 PM

Texas is a big state, over 1 million people in that state still voted for the democrats. It's not even close to a majority of people feeling they want to separate

The state just so happens to have a lot of idiots. There are a lot of idiots in Vancouver too, does not mean we're all like that.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:09 PM

Residents in Newfoundland hope that Quebec separates from Canada so they can be closer to Ontario.

Residents in New Mexico hope that Texas separates from the USA so they can be closer to Louisiana.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:15 PM



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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:28 PM

HEY if you don't like America you can GIT OUT
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:12 PM

american as apple pie. That would make America English. Since it did get its start there.


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