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Louisiana citizens petition White House to 'peacefully' withdraw from US. (from Drudge)
White House website (petitions) ^ | 11-10-12 | N/A

Posted on 11/10/2012 11:27:46 AM PST by RKBA Democrat

Full title of petition: "Peacefully grant the State of Louisiana to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government." Posted on Drudge.

As the founding fathers of the United States of America made clear in the Declaration of Independence in 1776:

"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."

"...Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and institute new Government..."


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: drudge; secession
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1 posted on 11/10/2012 11:27:51 AM PST by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

Boot on the neck coming soon to the State of Louisiana


2 posted on 11/10/2012 11:30:17 AM PST by molson209
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To: RKBA Democrat

Texas has one of these up as well.

Silly and amusing.

Louisiana is a ‘take state’ - billions poured in post Katrina and a huge Democrat population sucking up fed money as well.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 11:31:03 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: RKBA Democrat

FReeping awesome


4 posted on 11/10/2012 11:31:29 AM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: RKBA Democrat
0bama will still have 56 states.

It seems that they should petition congress, but I guess they feel they need the dictator's approval.

5 posted on 11/10/2012 11:34:56 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

“It seems that they should petition congress, but I guess they feel they need the dictator’s approval.”

Naaah. Remember how this all started in the 18th century with petitions to King George III.


6 posted on 11/10/2012 11:38:03 AM PST by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

Obama will bring in the UN to keep peace


7 posted on 11/10/2012 11:39:41 AM PST by molson209
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To: RKBA Democrat

I don’t want to leave the United states, I want California, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, New York, DC, and a bunch of other Obama kissing country destroying moocher states to leave the United States.


8 posted on 11/10/2012 11:39:41 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: TigerClaws

link to the Texas one?


9 posted on 11/10/2012 11:44:54 AM PST by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: molson209

If it weren’t for the mouth of the Mississippi, Obama might be willing to sell Louisiana to the Chinese. One thing is for certain - the US will never just let a state secede when it can be sold to another country.

Forget secession. That matter has been settled.


10 posted on 11/10/2012 11:45:28 AM PST by Tau Food (Praise God. Trust God.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Same thing either way. What’s in a name?


11 posted on 11/10/2012 11:45:40 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: TigerClaws
As does Missouri.

Obama needs to clue in to the fact that half the country did not vote for him and that gloating over his victory is not in anyone's best interest.

12 posted on 11/10/2012 11:46:03 AM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: FreeAtlanta

Agree! I want them to go!!!


13 posted on 11/10/2012 11:46:25 AM PST by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: RKBA Democrat
After hurricane Katrina Louisiana Senator, Mary Landrieu (D) asked Congress for 250 BILLION DOLLARS to rebuild New Orleans . Interesting number, isn't it?

A. Well, if you are one of the 484,674 residents of New Orleans (every man, woman and child) you each get $516,528
B. Or... if you have one of the 188,251 homes in New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787
C. Or... if you are a family of four...your family could have gotten $2,066,012

Of course none of those scenarios played out. Instead government has managed the recovery and spent almost three times the money that was asked for. Today, seven years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' homeless population is estimated at 4,900, nearly two and a half times bigger than before the levees failed. The majority of the homeless sleep in the 40,000 abandoned buildings that remain as a legacy of the storm. A quarter of the residential housing in the city remains vacant, even as much of New Orleans has enjoyed a remarkable recovery from the flooding.

So when you hear the politicians whining that they can’t cut the budget or people won’t be taken care of, think about New Orleans and ponder that as I would agree, separation from this out of control government is not such a bad idea.

14 posted on 11/10/2012 11:47:29 AM PST by Baynative
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To: TigerClaws

I don’t believe states seceding will cure anything - almost all have cities full of the people causing the problems.
If states start dumping fed rules and stop supporting the problems (like OK is doing with their no drugs on welfare law) then the problem people will either start contributing or they will relocate to prisons or other states.
Once that happens then it may become state -v- state but I think that the welfare states will be weaker and fewer and less apt to fight other than within themselves. I also think that the welfare states will implode before real war breaks out. People in welfare states will be like 3rd world banana republics wanting what the non welfare states have and will slowly purge themselves.

Maybe the pot laws will help to relocate some? I feel we are at a tipping point. Legalize pot 100% and we’re doomed - no reason for the loonies to move, no ambition for kids to support themselves (or their inevitable offspring).
So allow the states to decriminalize pot, coke, even heroin or even meth - as long as the penalty for abuse is high; no free/government health care and or welfare if you fail a drug test in last 6 months. Also, if you commit a crime while high you automatically get a no parole sentence in a prison that consists of four walls, one door and 8 watch towers. Drop in enough food on Saturday to feed X number of prisoners for a week. That will add new meaning to “scared straight” and stop the I live better in prison BS.
Get high and kill someone or cause serious permanent injury you get death or life w/o parole.
If a clean citizen kills a doper committing a crime: Give them a new box of ammo and a Thank you note.
Bye-bye dopers, bye-bye welfare, bye-bye Cartels, bye-bye crowded ERs, hello polite, productive citizenry.


15 posted on 11/10/2012 11:48:04 AM PST by Semper Vigilantis (On the 6th day God made Texas. And it was perfect. So he stopped.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Not all of us in the People’s Republic of Kalifornia are 0bama butt kissers.

along those lines, yesterday on the radio I heard an announcer make the comment that not since ( I think he said) 1939 had CA had a legislator with a Democrat Gov, democrat state senate and democrat assembly...now they can raise all the taxes they want without interference from the republicans..I don’t know if he was happy about that, being sarcastic or what..just that is what he said..

Let’s hope the House of Reps select a new Sepaker, one with guts and spine, who doesn’t need a box of tissue at his side, and will not give 0bama a dime for his 0bamacare....but I know, that is like believing in the tooth fariy.

16 posted on 11/10/2012 11:50:21 AM PST by celtic gal
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To: RKBA Democrat

Every red state should follow.

We can have the capital city move annually from one state to another, no need for a big federal government seat, let them meet twice year for no more than 30 days each. Once n budget and once on other matters.


17 posted on 11/10/2012 11:55:18 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: molson209

Them light blue helmets will be too easy to spot....


18 posted on 11/10/2012 11:56:28 AM PST by X-spurt (It is time for OFF YOUR FEET and on the gravy-train)
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To: RKBA Democrat
"...Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and institute new Government..."

Texas, once again, has a petition going around to do the same thing,

I think all the red states should leave and start their own country. Let the left wing states "share" themselves to death.

19 posted on 11/10/2012 11:57:33 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: RKBA Democrat
” Save that Confederate Money Boy's’ I knew I should have listened to Gram pa.
20 posted on 11/10/2012 11:57:50 AM PST by Pompah
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To: Pompah
Obamas acceptance speach right near end.

"...and will FOREVER BE the UNITED states of America."

He sees it coming and that is his warning. Watch the vid and hear his tone.

21 posted on 11/10/2012 12:01:18 PM PST by CygnusXI (Im back!)
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To: GeronL

I want to join a Texas Nationalist Party now, hopefully to ook up with some other independent former states someday


22 posted on 11/10/2012 12:02:55 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RKBA Democrat

I just wish the White House would “peacefully withdraw from the U.S.”

The Red States will survive and persevere on their own.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 12:03:02 PM PST by Rushmore Rocks
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To: X-spurt

“Them light blue helmets will be too easy to spot....”

Makes ‘em real good for sighting in. Just saying..


24 posted on 11/10/2012 12:04:22 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Semper Vigilantis

there will be no penalty for abuse

crack will be available along with condoms for free at every school


25 posted on 11/10/2012 12:04:45 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: X-spurt

Been practicing on replicas for years now.


26 posted on 11/10/2012 12:07:43 PM PST by x1stcav (Breathe deep the gathering gloom.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
It seems that they should petition congress, but I guess they feel they need the dictator's approval.

As the 3 branches are separate, but equal, notification to one is notification to all.

27 posted on 11/10/2012 12:08:00 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: RKBA Democrat
actually it looks just like another worthless petiton posted by an individual (probably Mike Church) that will be ignored

it doesnt appear to be a petition from the state legislature

I like it though

28 posted on 11/10/2012 12:08:40 PM PST by KTM rider
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To: TigerClaws

Louisiana has a Republican Governor, a full republican legistion. The Katrina folks moved out to other states following the hurricaine. We finally got Bov Blanco out. We went overwhelming for Romney even with the help of Tea Party volunteers. Sister Mary Landrieu is not popular here for selling us out on the Louisiana Purchase to get Obama care. Huge RIb Paul supporters here too. Gov Jindal has cleaned up a lot of long democratic policies like cutting large numbers of state jobs.


29 posted on 11/10/2012 12:10:50 PM PST by peekaboo
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To: TigerClaws

Louisiana has a Republican Governor, a full republican legistion. The Katrina folks moved out to other states following the hurricaine. We finally got Bov Blanco out. We went overwhelming for Romney even with the help of Tea Party volunteers. Sister Mary Landrieu is not popular here for selling us out on the Louisiana Purchase to get Obama care. Huge RIb Paul supporters here too. Gov Jindal has cleaned up a lot of long democratic policies like cutting large numbers of state jobs.


30 posted on 11/10/2012 12:10:58 PM PST by peekaboo
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To: Tau Food
Forget secession. That matter has been settled.

LOL! So if someone does something legal, and someone else does something illegal to stop them, does that make the illegal act legal?

However true, therefore, it may be, that the judicial department is, in all questions submitted to it by the forms of the Constitution, to decide in the last resort, this resort must necessarily be deemed the last in relation to the authorities of the other departments of the government; not in relation to the rights of the parties to the constitutional compact, from which the judicial, as well as the other departments, hold their delegated trusts. On any other hypothesis, the delegation of judicial power would annul the authority delegating it; and the concurrence of this department with the others in usurped powers, might subvert forever, and beyond the possible reach of any rightful remedy, the very Constitution which all were instituted to preserve.
James Madison, Report on the Virginia Resolutions

The States ARE 'the parties to the compact', BTW.

31 posted on 11/10/2012 12:11:03 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: Pompah
I knew I should have listened to Gram pa.

Isn't it amazing how people we knew when we were younger seem so much smarter as we get older? LOL!

32 posted on 11/10/2012 12:14:03 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen
FReeping awesome

Yeah! An on-line petition! Those have the power to get things done!

33 posted on 11/10/2012 12:14:28 PM PST by Drew68
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To: GeronL

Yeah, I know. I can dream though - right up until California is confiscated by China and Texas, New Mexico and Arizona are sold to Mexico, Hawaii is bought by Japan, Alaska sold back to Russia and Louisiana to France. Then the Indians will get back the plains and east of the Mississippi will be ceded to Kenya and administered by the UN.


34 posted on 11/10/2012 12:14:58 PM PST by Semper Vigilantis (On the 6th day God made Texas. And it was perfect. So he stopped.)
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To: MamaTexan
Of course, that very same Madison was also responsible for the dissolution and annexation of the Republic of West Florida, which had its capital at St. Francisville, LA, and whose Bonnie Blue "Lone Star" flag was co-opted by Texas.
35 posted on 11/10/2012 12:17:17 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: MamaTexan

I do understand all that, but “a page of history is worth a volume of logic.” The War of Northern Aggression is a huge precedent.

Why would a nation let a state just leave if it could be sold?


36 posted on 11/10/2012 12:17:41 PM PST by Tau Food (Praise God. Trust God.)
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To: Tau Food

That matter has been settled? That was so long ago that most don’t remember so let’s go for it.


37 posted on 11/10/2012 12:18:26 PM PST by Terry Mross (Once again I wasted my vote. But I have learned my lesson.)
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To: Stormdog

Am sure they picked the color for easy recon by fraidy-cat population. Sure didn’t take into account PO’d rednecks, well armed and motivated.


38 posted on 11/10/2012 12:19:50 PM PST by X-spurt (It is time for OFF YOUR FEET and on the gravy-train)
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To: Semper Vigilantis

Never happen.


39 posted on 11/10/2012 12:22:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Tau Food

The same thing that officially got Abe Lincoln shooting Southward would figure here: walking off with Federal property and initiating their own shooting.


40 posted on 11/10/2012 12:24:03 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Of course, that very same Madison was also responsible for the dissolution and annexation of the Republic of West Florida,

Which has what to do, exactly with the Madison's statements concerning the subject at hand?

Applying a like view of the subject to the case of the U. S. it results, that the compact being among individuals as imbodied into States, no State can at pleasure release itself therefrom, and set up for itself. The compact can only be dissolved by the consent of the other parties, or by usurpations or abuses of power justly having that effect.
James Madison to Nicholas P. Trist, 15 Feb. 1830

41 posted on 11/10/2012 12:27:43 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: RKBA Democrat

I want a divorce from the blue states, join with red states and have our own country. Reason: Irreconcilable Differences. The two sides are just polar opposites of each other in almost every issue.


42 posted on 11/10/2012 12:30:14 PM PST by mom3boys (I want to Go Galt.)
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To: Tau Food
The War of Northern Aggression is a huge precedent.

Perhaps, but if the choice is between bucking the 'precednet' with logic and Law or being crushed under the continuation of the consolodation of government, what choice do we really have?

If, from the more wretched parts of the old world, we look at those which are in an advanced stage of improvement, we still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry, and grasping the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised, to furnish new pretenses for revenues and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without tribute.
Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

43 posted on 11/10/2012 12:33:31 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: MamaTexan
‘precednet’ = ‘precedent’
44 posted on 11/10/2012 12:34:41 PM PST by MamaTexan (In Propria Persona)
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To: Tau Food

Yep, Lincoln settled that little states rights issue long ago.


45 posted on 11/10/2012 12:40:42 PM PST by waredbird
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To: molson209
Obama will bring in the UN to keep peace

Alligator chow.

46 posted on 11/10/2012 12:40:53 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: MamaTexan
The United States bought Louisiana and it's not going to just give it away. It's not even going to sell it.

Mama, I'll be honest with you. If I wanted to divorce myself from the United States, I would emigrate to another country. Mexico is a choice that offers a smaller, less paternalistic government with much smaller welfare benefits.

47 posted on 11/10/2012 12:42:54 PM PST by Tau Food (Praise God. Trust God.)
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To: mom3boys

That’s what I keep saying. It’s time for a divorce. Our difference cannot be reconciled. It’s time to part ways amicably.


48 posted on 11/10/2012 12:44:11 PM PST by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: Halls

Petition started asking Obama to allow Texas to secede from the Union
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2957815/posts


49 posted on 11/10/2012 12:47:02 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: Drew68

yeah, thanks for the cold water splash there hotshot.


50 posted on 11/10/2012 12:51:01 PM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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