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Will Texas secede? Petition reaches 25,000 signatures, triggering White House review
The Daily Caller ^ | 11/12/12 | David Martosko

Posted on 11/12/2012 3:13:58 PM PST by Nachum

With more than 28,600 signatures collected since Nov. 9, a White House website petition from an Arlington, Texas man has attracted enough support to trigger an automatic review by the Obama administration.

Petitions submitted through the Obama White House’s “We the People” program “require a response” from the administration after they have attracted 25,000 signatures.

The Daily Caller reported Monday morning that since the day after President Barack Obama’s re-election, citizens from 20 states had submitted petitions asking for peaceful separations from the United States. (RELATED: White House website deluged with secession petitions from 20 states)

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Way to lead Obamsky.
1 posted on 11/12/2012 3:14:10 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 11/12/2012 3:15:15 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

ROFL...every state has its idiots. No...we will not. How silly.


3 posted on 11/12/2012 3:16:41 PM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: Nachum

We the People response: hahahahahahahahaha get real.


4 posted on 11/12/2012 3:19:51 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: Nachum

Will Texas secede?

The simple answer is.....NO....


5 posted on 11/12/2012 3:21:13 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Nachum

6 posted on 11/12/2012 3:22:52 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum
What sweet irony.

The last Civil War was triggered by black slavery...

...the one coming by a black enslaver.

7 posted on 11/12/2012 3:25:05 PM PST by Happy Rain ("Old White Male Conservative and you can kiss my bleeping bleep!!!")
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To: illiac

It’s kind of amazing however that they got that many signatures in such a short amount of time. The secession of Texas might be the only way to guarantee an environment for those who don’t want their children taught sodomy and how great King Obama is. Hopefully, they’d take a lot of other states with them.


8 posted on 11/12/2012 3:26:28 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Nachum

please add me to your ping list

thank you


9 posted on 11/12/2012 3:27:54 PM PST by lyby ("Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe." ~ Galileo Galilei)
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To: Nachum

Would love to see it happen. Obummer’s legacy is already garbage. This would be the icing on the cake.

Common-sense says this goes nowhere. Deep down, my hope is that 10 months from now I’m just this side of the Texas border aiming toward DC.


10 posted on 11/12/2012 3:28:33 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Nachum

White Hut review results: “No.”

White Hut retaliation: IRS audits of everyone who signed.

Call me crazy....


11 posted on 11/12/2012 3:32:34 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Happy Rain

Very ironic!


12 posted on 11/12/2012 3:34:10 PM PST by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: Viennacon
and how great King Obama is

He is not king, so stop posting untruths.

13 posted on 11/12/2012 3:41:59 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Nachum

Perhaps some bargaining leverage in the little known fact the joint resolution of congress admitting Texas into the union gives its citizens the right to split the original state into up to four additional states, subject to certain conditions.


14 posted on 11/12/2012 3:42:14 PM PST by Aldebert
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To: presently no screen name

“He is not king, so stop posting untruths. “

Well, if he is not King then perhaps you can show us some proof, news articles even, that someone has held him to the law. Go ahead. Show us that he is not a King that can rule with impunity.


15 posted on 11/12/2012 3:45:54 PM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: Nachum

Obama’s re-election, with the “takers” now overwhelming the “makers” signals that America has no future. The country has been in economic, cultural and moral decay for some time now, at an ever-quickening pace.

I’m not at all averse to the notion of secession.


16 posted on 11/12/2012 3:50:32 PM PST by greene66
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To: DallasSun
ROFL...every state has its idiots. No...we will not. How silly.

Whistling past the graveyard, are we?

We are pretty evenly divided and each part has less in common with the other every day.

A lot of people correctly see what the left as doing as the end of the nation anyway.

This is the first election since Kennedy/Nixon where it is abundantly obvious fraud changed the outcome. Did I mention the two sides hate each other?

Obama won a narrow, fraudulent victory, yet he is acting like it is a rubber stamp not just for the unpopular things he has already done, but a mandate for a lot more of the same. He doesn't comprehend that he needs to be president to the half the country that hates him.

Finally, this was The Election. The most radical president with the most radical agenda in the nation's history just won reelection. For anyone paying attention, there is no going back. We are now a european-style socialist state in a financial situation similar to Greece with no one to bail us out. Obamacare will never be repealed and the debt will grow unchecked. The population has reached the tipping point and has a vested interest an unsustainable system.

There simply aren't any good options going forward, only an array of undesirables stretching from bad to catastrophic.

17 posted on 11/12/2012 3:50:41 PM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: presently no screen name

Would Chairman Obama be more appropriate? He does often remind me of Mao.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 3:51:27 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: hopespringseternal

You and I live in different worlds. I have been in and around politics since 1972. I can’t even begin to tell you how wrong you are about so many things. I am not being rude. But truly, you are mistaken about so much.


19 posted on 11/12/2012 3:53:48 PM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: hopespringseternal

I think you were pretty much spot on.


20 posted on 11/12/2012 3:58:08 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: Viennacon

Would love to see them get there freedom.


21 posted on 11/12/2012 3:58:40 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: Viennacon

Would love to see them get their freedom.


22 posted on 11/12/2012 3:59:12 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: Viennacon

Thief in Chief.


23 posted on 11/12/2012 4:02:54 PM PST by ImProudToBeAnAmerican (2012 = Voter fraud - Chicago style!)
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To: Nachum

Hmmm. seccesion. I’m not sure whether that belongs more in the change, or the hope category!


24 posted on 11/12/2012 4:05:45 PM PST by eshrive
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To: DallasSun

I don’t see Obama as a legitimate leader. He has shredded the constitution of this country. Tell me, if 51% of the population voted to end freedom of speech, would that law be legitimate? No. Because it violates the constitution. Obama has not only acted illegally, he has lied to the American people, and he has jeopardized our national security. I hate this man with more passion than I have EVER hated a Democrat before, and many feel the same way. He is the most far-left president we’ve ever had, and just because some dumbass “co-exist” bumper sticker-peddling teenagers, race-loyalists, and moochers voted him into power, does not mean I will ever stop fighting progressive tyranny. If it comes to the secession of red states, so be it.


25 posted on 11/12/2012 4:06:59 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

You have a right to your opinion. I never meant otherwise. But the state of Texas is not going to secede. Ever. We have heard this before. Every few years. It just is not going to happen. But again, that does not mean you are not entitled to your opinion.


26 posted on 11/12/2012 4:11:54 PM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: DallasSun

I have been in and around politics since 1972.

Noooooo kidding.


27 posted on 11/12/2012 4:12:12 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: Nachum

Other than “We the people.” Is there any legal process for this outside of another civil war?


28 posted on 11/12/2012 4:13:08 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: DallasSun

You’ll have to pardon me for not taking your word for how much smarter you are than me if you can’t address my points.


29 posted on 11/12/2012 4:13:57 PM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: SaxxonWoods

Not holding office, heaven forbid. I said that wrong. I have worked for and with politicians since 1972. I was 26 and much more idealistic and hopeful and....naive...and..you get the picture.


30 posted on 11/12/2012 4:14:12 PM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: Nachum

“Texan Spring?”


31 posted on 11/12/2012 4:14:32 PM PST by inpajamas (http://outskirtspress.com/ONE)
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To: hopespringseternal

Oh good heavens. No, no. Never did I mean to imply I am smarter than you. I said we disagree. That does not mean one of us is right and one wrong. It means we have different opinions. Does not make me smarter certainly. Take my word for that, please.


32 posted on 11/12/2012 4:16:05 PM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: presently no screen name

No, he’s a dicktater.....


33 posted on 11/12/2012 4:16:57 PM PST by doc maverick
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To: Happy Rain

So true, it took the confederates over a hundred years and a name change, but they won, and the blacks helped.


34 posted on 11/12/2012 4:17:33 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: hopespringseternal

“There simply aren’t any good options going forward, only an array of undesirables stretching from bad to catastrophic.”

That’s a fact.


35 posted on 11/12/2012 4:17:59 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Viennacon

I agree with you 100%. We’ve already started thinking about changing our retirement plans and moving to a state with people who think like we do. Here in WA we’re looked at as crazy loon conservatives!


36 posted on 11/12/2012 4:23:46 PM PST by Lucky2 (Obama = A bumbling incompetent)
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To: presently no screen name
He is not king, so stop posting untruths.

Well, he's not a president, since the term "president" implies accountability. He's no longer accountable to anyone. This has been demonstrated numerous times over the last year or so. Accountable to Congress? No. He has run roughshod over the Constitution, yet the House has failed to exercise its powers to reign him in, and it's highly doubtful this will change. The Supreme Court? No. Chief Justice Roberts abdicated his responsibility last summer.

Now after the election, he's no longer accountable to we, the people. So what term should we use? Chairman?

37 posted on 11/12/2012 4:26:15 PM PST by COBOL2Java (The GOP-e said "Beat a Marxist with a Liberal!" What a colossal blunder.)
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To: Nachum

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions


38 posted on 11/12/2012 4:32:39 PM PST by 567thadm (Atkin,claire, petition website)
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To: Nachum

We need a secession plan. Here it is, with objections to secession answered:

http://freetexasconstitution.wordpress.com/


39 posted on 11/12/2012 4:33:33 PM PST by grumpa
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To: doc maverick

They call him Dicktater Salad.


40 posted on 11/12/2012 4:34:17 PM PST by Happy Rain ("Old White Male Conservative and you can kiss my bleeping bleep!!!")
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To: Viennacon

I signed the damn thing. Will it happen? Nope. But I think 100K people telling the federal government that they are tired of socialist rule should send a nice message.


41 posted on 11/12/2012 4:36:16 PM PST by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Nachum
With more than 28,600 signatures collected since Nov. 9

Just for some perspective here, that is roughly one-tenth of one-percent of the population of Texas.

42 posted on 11/12/2012 4:38:16 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: ought-six
"That to secure these rights, 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 to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."

Hmmmmmm interesting how some topics sometimes become more topical.

43 posted on 11/12/2012 4:43:53 PM PST by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: COBOL2Java
So what term should we use? Chairman?

Why such glorified titles? He's an imposter, a resident. Scam Artist Hussein. Commie Barack. Just make it truthful

44 posted on 11/12/2012 4:48:50 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: CodeToad

If you see him as King that’s your problem. Out of the heart the mouth speaks.

To me he is dirt. But YOU make sure you bow to him - keep it real, peon.


45 posted on 11/12/2012 4:53:39 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Happy Rain
Actually that wasn’t, by definition, a civil war. Around here we call it “The War of Northern Aggression”. It was a war of secession. A civil war is two factions fighting for control of the government and country. For the South it was a war for self determination and self governance. I think the next one could be for the same reasons.
46 posted on 11/12/2012 4:53:58 PM PST by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: catfish1957
But I think 100K people telling the federal government that they are tired of socialist rule should send a nice message.

It will send a message, but will the fedgov listen? It may take the application of a sledgehammer to the brainbox to make it sink in.

47 posted on 11/12/2012 4:56:11 PM PST by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: DallasSun

Just curious, why is it so absolute that Texas would never “ever” secede? I think if that ever happened, it is possible that what is left of the U.S would declare war on Texas....etc...
Really, though, I am curious for your reasons.


48 posted on 11/12/2012 5:02:42 PM PST by free-n-TX
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To: Nachum
The government will not let their slaves leave quietly.
49 posted on 11/12/2012 5:09:25 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: presently no screen name
Why such glorified titles? He's an imposter, a resident. Scam Artist Hussein. Commie Barack. Just make it truthful

Until it's illegal to do so, I always refer to him proctologically.

50 posted on 11/12/2012 5:10:53 PM PST by COBOL2Java (The GOP-e said "Beat a Marxist with a Liberal!" What a colossal blunder.)
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