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MahopacJack

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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2012 11:54:30 AM

States Filing for Session Grows to 30!

From the link, "The US continues to suffer economic difficulties stemming from the federal government's neglect to reform domestic and foreign spending. The citizens of the US suffer from blatant abuses of their rights such as the NDAA, the TSA, etc. Given that the state of Texas maintains a balanced budget and is the 15th largest economy in the world, it is practically feasible for Texas to withdraw from the union, and to do so would protect it's citizens' standard of living and re-secure their rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our founding fathers which are no longer being reflected by the federal government."

Surprisingly, many States that Obama won are filing.
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Passer
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 6:11:04 PM

"States File for Session!"

Signers apply for "re-session"


(or Deep-Session)...
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:31:25 PM

"The major difference between those situations and this situation is that it's only a small group of whiners that are agitating for secession. Most people seem to either not care or are against the idea."

Any significant movement has to start somewhere. I'll be happy to do what I can to help inspire the residents of the "Red states" to get agitated enough to decide en masse to form their own separate nation. But first I should work on my six-month backlog of crossword puzzles from the local newspaper. I've been stuck on 3. down and 17. across for quite a while now.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:24:27 PM

"I guess you would have preferred that we never heard about fast and the furious or the truth behind Benghazi."

Not only do I know very little about either subject, I care even less about them.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 4:02:58 AM

KatmanDo - "I agree with Rep. Ron Paul here completely. The Confederacy should have been allowed to go their separate way peacefully in the 19th century and there should be a peaceful mechanism to withdraw from the USA today. After all, the various captive republics of the former USSR were allowed to withdraw from that nation in the 1990s and since then the people of the former Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia were allowed to go their separate ways. Are we willing to allow less freedom here in the USA today?"

The major difference between those situations and this situation is that it's only a small group of whiners that are agitating for secession. Most people seem to either not care or are against the idea.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 4:02:15 AM

johnnyg1200 - "What bothers me more than the silly petitions is the fact that the man that was supposed to bring the country together has done more to fragment it than any other president since Lincoln."

Seems to me that he hasn't done much, if anything, to fragment the country. The hyper-partisans who are opposed to his every word, even when he agrees with them, are doing a fine job of that.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 12:31:34 AM

“””And those obscure cases of Henry Louis Gates and Travon Martin are reeeeallly quite a stretch to make this point. And I think you must know that on some level.””

Travon Martin and the Louis Gates cases would have been trivial until Obama interjected the office of the president. At that point they stopped being trivial.

“”I think the line you're quoting here is from the same Conservative Entertainment Complex.””

I don’t know what “line” you’re talking about, I form my own conclusions based on my life experience and what I see. Just because I don’t agree with you doesn’t mean that I am some kind of racist drone. It’s too bad that you seem to think that those that disagree are just gullible people that can’t think for themselves. I guess you would have preferred that we never heard about fast and the furious or the truth behind Benghazi. Because “new” outlets like NBC didn’t mention fast and the furious for a full year and the Sunday talk shows ignored the truth about Benghazi until they couldn’t.
If telling the truth and asking hard questions is divisive then I guess fox is and so am I.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 11:07:53 PM

"""I don't believe Barack Obama initiated these petitions or signed them so WHO exactly is "fragmenting" here?"""

The petitions are just a reaction to the fragmentation Obama is causing.
In my humble opinion Obama has been the most divisive President we have had in a long time. He has used class warfare better than anyone in the past. He has pitted the rich against the poor. With Obamacare he has pitted workers against the employers and people of religious faith against the government and the government against the energy sector by using the EPA and DOE in an attempt to regulate fossil fuel out of existence.

He has played the race card as shown in the Travon Marten case and the Henry Gates cases. In the Henry Gates case he jumped in and made the statement that “””Cambridge police acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were in their own home. And number three, what I think we know separate and apart from this incident is that there is a long history in this country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately. That's just a fact””””
Then in the Travon Marten case he said “”If I had a son, he would look like Travon."”

In both cases Obama spoke out in defense of a black before he had all in any of the facts and forgot that he is the President of the United States and not a community activist any more. Both of these cases where local law enforcement maters and should never have had the office of the president thrust upon them. By the way he has never done this for a White, Hispanic, Asian or any other ethnic group.

In both cases his hasty words exasperated race relations in the country. He has also failed to condemn the claims of racism that are thrown out there every time someone disagrees with him or even has the gall to vote against him. His silence is a silent approval of the conduct.

As he told the Russians we can talk after the election because I can’t be elected again. I can’t wait to see what he has in mind now that he doesn’t have to worry about the polls.
With his attitude I don’t look for the county to come together any time soon,.
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Hiram 615
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 5:52:51 PM

"And if people or states are not free to leave the United States as a last resort, can they really think of themselves as free?"

So far, no state has officially shown interest in leaving. As for individuals, they are free to go any time they so desire. (unless they are already in prison)

May I suggest Gaza, Iran, or North Korea.



[Edited by: Hiram 615 at 11/20/2012 5:57:58 PM EST]
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Passer
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 5:47:42 PM

"And if people or states are not free to leave the United States as a last resort, can they really think of themselves as free?"

The problem is, that these "petitioners" want to leave the United States closer to a first resort than a last, and in many cases, that their racism isn't rewarded as easily as it has been in the past and is getting harder and harder to stoke like trying to burn witches in the 21 Century with only the legal tools of the 17th.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 2:55:13 PM

"And if people or states are not free to leave the United States as a last resort, can they really think of themselves as free?"

I agree with Rep. Ron Paul here completely. The Confederacy should have been allowed to go their separate way peacefully in the 19th century and there should be a peaceful mechanism to withdraw from the USA today. After all, the various captive republics of the former USSR were allowed to withdraw from that nation in the 1990s and since then the people of the former Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia were allowed to go their separate ways. Are we willing to allow less freedom here in the USA today?
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 9:08:15 AM


>> “”Maybe a good anti-virus program would weed them out from better informed society?””

So if I understand you correctly, if someone disagrees with you point of view or does something you disagree with they should be “weeded out of society” <<

I think the poster is riffing on my previous post where I noted that one such petition is worded to "Uninstall" Barack Obama, as if he's some kind of computer program. It's a simple pun. Gotta read the context.


>> What bothers me more than the silly petitions is the fact that the man that was supposed to bring the country together has done more to fragment it than any other president since Lincoln. <<

I don't believe Barack Obama initiated these petitions or signed them so WHO exactly is "fragmenting" here?

Matter of fact not only are a large number of signatures from outside the respective states but it's been found that less than half are unique (i.e. people are signing multiple times). I find that deliciously ironic coming from the same quarters calling "voter fraud".


[Edited by: EKEugene at 11/20/2012 9:12:08 AM EST]
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 8:59:32 AM

worryfree, >>Everyone signing a secession petition should be barred from voting in the US they so despise.<<
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And did you say the same for the '99%' (people who claimed to represent 99% of us) when they defecated, urinated, raped, destroyed property, prohibited businesses from opening and other atrocities in their protesting?
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:29:29 PM

“”Everyone signing a secession petition should be barred from voting in the US they so despise.””

This is what you had to say about disenfranchising voters in another post.
at 12:36p
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If both Republican AND Democrats supported voter ID it would have some legitimacy-but as it exists now it is a Republican ploy to disenfranchise Democrat voters.
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So now you are saying it’s a good thing to prevent people from voting just because you don’t like what is a purely legal and constitutionally protected stamen of decent.

You seem to be inconsistent and aiming the disenfranchisement at conservatives.
What happened to the liberal idea of tolerance?

You seem to be inconsistent.

[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 11/19/2012 11:32:14 PM EST]
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worryfree
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:57:17 PM

Everyone signing a secession petition should be barred from voting in the US they so despise.
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:27:47 PM

Let them file it will never happen, it is symbolic only. However if it was legal to withdraw from the union, it would still never happen, WHY, because its not in the best interest of special interests.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:26:10 PM

“”Maybe a good anti-virus program would weed them out from better informed society?””

So if I understand you correctly, if someone disagrees with you point of view or does something you disagree with they should be “weeded out of society”

You may have liked Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union. He had a great record of dealing with people who dissented with him.

“”I'd like to start a petition recommending treason charges be brought against secession petition signers.””

Great idea except for one small technicality, the first amendment gives people the right to say what they want and express their views in a peaceful way. I know, I’m just one of those filthy constitution lovers.

By the way I think the idea of secession is stupid but they have the right to ask for it.

What bothers me more than the silly petitions is the fact that the man that was supposed to bring the country together has done more to fragment it than any other president since Lincoln.
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:21:12 PM

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Ron Paul on Secession.
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From the link, "If the possibility of secession is completely off the table there is nothing to stop the federal government from continuing to encroach on our liberties, and no recourse for those who are sick and tired of it," he goes on. "And if people or states are not free to leave the United States as a last resort, can they really think of themselves as free?"
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:16:40 PM

"I didn't make those up. These people not only sign petitions -- they presumably also vote."

Maybe a good anti-virus program would weed them out from better informed society?
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:53:43 AM

A new one - Shut down White House petitions, since they never get a sincere response, few read them, & they are ultimately worthless.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:49:27 AM

EKEugene - "Found on the comment board of one such petition:"

Where do you find comments on https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 8:52:08 PM


Now also appearing on the site - petitions to:

- Strip the citizenship of those who sign secession petitions

- Deport those who sign secession petitions

- "Uninstall" Barack Obama (as if he's a program)

and

"Nationalize the Twinkie Industry"

[Edited by: EKEugene at 11/18/2012 8:52:41 PM EST]
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 8:03:13 PM


=> As of 7 a.m. Thursday, there were 789,453 signatures, but since many people had signed more than one petition, the class concluded that fewer than half, or 281,780, were unique." <=

Isn't it deliciously ironic that these petitioners are the same corners from which spout the cries of "voter fraud"?


Found on the comment board of one such petition:

>> If a white man or women had the same background that Barack Hussein Obama had there is no way they could have run!!! <<

>> He's never proved his citizenship it is a proven fact that people listed the birth of their child in the Hawaiian papers so they could be eligale for USA benifits when they are not in fact legal citizens. Impeach him now before he hurts our country beyond repair. I can't believe we as Americans will not challenge this all because he's Black and it wouldn't be politically correct.... <<

>> His original petition to run as a Presidential Candidate was tampered with and misworded ! According to the 13th Amendment of the Original Constitution, his Title of Esquire also disqualifies him in eligibility ! <<

I didn't make those up. These people not only sign petitions -- they presumably also vote.

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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 7:55:57 PM

OUR OPINION: Secession petition embarrassing to most real Texans

"We all have a right to an occasional snit, but most of us don't throw our tantrums in public and embarrass our neighbors in the process.

That can't be said about the Texans, and people from other states, who have signed petitions on the White House "We the People" website asking to secede from the United States."
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 7:53:48 PM

Secession petitions boosting spirits on right wing

"Several GOP governors have issued statements emphasizing they are not promoting secession, including Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

"“It’s silly,” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “We are proud to be part of the greatest country in the history of the world. Whatever our political differences, we are American first.”"

"University of North Carolina sociology professor Neal Caren turned the petitions into a class project by having his graduate students chart where most of the signers lived. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, there were 789,453 signatures, but since many people had signed more than one petition, the class concluded that fewer than half, or 281,780, were unique."
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Passer
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 3:18:45 PM

"His wish to up-end the Party will live in the anals of time. Bobby Jindal and ... seem to agree with him too. Maybe it's a .... wait for it... movement."


More like, "His wish to up-end the Party will live in the anus of time."


YES, it IS a "movement"!


<Sorry, I just couldn't resist>


GOP: boweling for dollars anyone...?







[Edited by: Passer at 11/18/2012 3:20:42 PM EST]
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 3:04:39 PM

Maho, "leftist who claim to represent 99%". Then we have the cons who claim to represent the 1% and the 53%. The majority of the petition signers is an unknown factor other than we know they are made up of the losers from the last election. "They do not have the constitutional authority" which could be settled very easily by the Supreme Court if you were right but you know better.

Kat, I recommend that you take a long look at American history covering the years 1860-1865. The South was so sure they had a better way of running a nation too freeing themselves from the long reach of the federal govt. I say that as a descendent of 6 or more CSA soldiers from Va and S Car.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 12:45:11 PM

"I'd like to start a petition recommending treason charges be brought against secession petition signers."

No, that would only discourage them from leaving. The love is now gone from the relationship so it's way past time for both sides to move on with their lives. I encourage the Red States to gather up their like-minded brethren and to form a new nation which is more to their liking. God bless them in their efforts. I'll even do anything I can to help ease them along.
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:30:46 AM


>> I'd venture to say the majority of petitioners are Libertarians, Conservatives, Republicans, and Independents, exercising their GOD given right to PEACEFULLY PETITION the Government as opposed to the loony Leftists who claimed to represent 99% of us and then protested by defecating and urinating on public property, raping women, destroying property, and prohibiting some businesses from providing goods and services. <<

Wow. Been reading the CEC "Doctor Doom" comics again have we? I hear their circulation is dwindling.

These petitions aren't a "GOD given right", btw, it's internet-given. The Obama administration put that site up. They mean nothing; just a steam valve. Plus FWIW I don't think either GOD (is that an acronym?) or the internets gave anybody the right to petition in multiple states or with multiple names.


Yes, Haley Barbour's phrasing was interesting. His wish to up-end the Party will live in the anals of time. Bobby Jindal and Marco Rubio and Kelly Ayotte and Bill Kristol and David Frum and Barbara Bush and Peggy Noonan seem to agree with him too. Maybe it's a .... wait for it... movement.


[Edited by: EKEugene at 11/18/2012 11:37:25 AM EST]
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Passer
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:25:59 AM

Now, as far as the red states filing for Secession, that is quite understandable!

Many children threaten to "run away" after they have received a well deserved spanking.

What is interesting is that Romney said that the reason for his was the gifts that were promised by the adults to his inferiors.

After his bottom was tanned, his face was also reddened by his mouth being washed out in public by his younger brother Bobby Jindal. When will THEY (the secessionist children and brother Romney) learn?!



[Edited by: Passer at 11/18/2012 11:30:36 AM EST]
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 10:42:18 AM

Passer, >>"'We’ve got to give our political organization a very serious proctology exam,' he said at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Las Vegas, Nev. earlier this week, the New York Times reports."

The problem with that might be, if they go in too hard, there is always a danger that there might be further brain damage to Republicans...<<

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That may be a possibility as there is little difference between what was once known as Democrats and what are now known as Republicans. Your hypothesis would not work on those from the present day left, however, as there would be little thinking matter, if any, to extract. Though some may point to the latest DNC 'talking points' and say that is their most profound thoughts on current issues.

Both parties now rely upon promising things of which they are not authorized to do in order to gather enough votes for being elected or re-elected. Neither of the parties seem to favor giving back Americans freedom and are intent on violating the US Constitution to gain or retain office.



[Edited by: MahopacJack at 11/18/2012 10:44:17 AM EST]
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Passer
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 1:34:15 AM

"...and such "petitions" are worthless even for wiping oneself when the TP runs out."


Maybe not for such wiping as former GOP Governor Haley Barbour said at the GOP Governor's Association meeting:

"'We’ve got to give our political organization a very serious proctology exam,' he said at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Las Vegas, Nev. earlier this week, the New York Times reports."

The problem with that might be, if they go in too hard, there is always a danger that there might be further brain damage to Republicans...





[Edited by: Passer at 11/18/2012 1:36:21 AM EST]
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 4:19:18 PM

gocatgo, >>Any new nation started by cons could call itself the CSA, Conservative States of America. Liberals, libertarians, democrats and moderates will of course be enemies of the state. A one party nation sounds a lot like Hitler's Germany.<<
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I'd venture to say the majority of petitioners are Libertarians, Conservatives, Republicans, and Independents, exercising their GOD given right to PEACEFULLY PETITION the Government as opposed to the loony Leftists who claimed to represent 99% of us and then protested by defecating and urinating on public property, raping women, destroying property, and prohibiting some businesses from providing goods and services.

Additionally, what has brought us to what may become a historical point is, BOTH MAJOR parties are to blame for the morass in which we find ourselves. BOTH parties have made promises to public which they DO NOT HAVE THE CONSTITUTION AUTHORITY to provide.
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 2:25:22 PM

I'd like to start a petition recommending treason charges be brought against secession petition signers.

I think folks signing petitions in states they don't live in are guilty of fraud.

Any new nation started by cons could call itself the CSA, Conservative States of America. Liberals, libertarians, democrats and moderates will of course be enemies of the state. A one party nation sounds a lot like Hitler's Germany.
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 10:14:44 AM


New Petition:

"Peacefully grant the state of Texas (or other) to hold its breath until it turns blue"

Who's in?
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 8:16:18 AM

Let's do it....divide the country in half!!

I know what side I'm going to...
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 10:51:33 PM

I just added my name to the petitions for Ala., Kan., Miss., Okla., Texas and W. Virg.. How many more names do we need for these states to secede?


[Edited by: KatmanDo at 11/16/2012 10:54:27 PM EST]
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Bell30012
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 5:51:52 AM

The petitions don't always have to be for something against the government. I thought the fact that the White House answered the petition about the President's beer recipe with 11k in signatures was pretty interesting.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 3:51:37 AM

Bell30012 - "Getting the large number of signatures should warrant an answer. I'm actually grateful to them for these petitions because I didn't know this system existed."

Don't expect too much. If you start your own petition, you have to publicize it, because it won't show up until it gets a certain number of 'signatures'.

And if it gets the 25,000 signatures, each person who signs it gets an email 'explaining' why they can't do anything about it.
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 10:18:39 PM

Since the petitions are really for each State, I wonder how many ABOs have signed every petition? Nothing to keep them from doing that.

I thought it was cute when there was a topic holding an informal 'vote' amongst Gas Buddies. I tallied the 'voters' who 'voted' multiple times. ALL of them were 'votes' for Romney. NOBODY who 'voted' for Obama 'voted' more than once.

Topic: Vote for the next President of the USA.

Gotta love it.

After all the garbage about voter fraud.

-rolling eyes-
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 7:57:20 PM

"Anyone with a computer can start a petition on anything they want."

Yep -- and such "petitions" are worthless even for wiping oneself when the TP runs out.
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EKEugene
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:34:35 PM


>> "the work secession"
A. What the unemployed practice. <<

I think that would be "cessation".

The sensation of secession
is a-messin' with the lesson
of the voice of the people on election night.

Again, not one state has "filed" squat. Anyone with a computer can start a petition on anything they want. Just for perspective on how deep and meaningless this can be, somebody did one petitioning to "keep Ann Curry on the Today Show". I don't even have any idea who Ann Curry is but this got over 30,000 signatures. There's another current petition asking Macy's to sever its ties with Donald T. Rump. That one has over a half-million -- or roughly as many as all the "secession" petitions combined.

Draig has a good point:
>> If they succeed, we will have yet another country full of unemployed people who can't do anything on our border. We will have to finally enforce immigration laws to keep them out. <<

I can see it now... all kinds of job opportunities for the Republic of Wyoming to build a wall to keep out the Coloradans...

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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:34:12 PM

We need to end this once and for all.
You must show your ID card before you can sign.

[Edited by: Cliffisher at 11/15/2012 12:34:42 PM EST]
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BlackGumTree
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:11:08 PM

Actually a problem with these petitions is that many of the signers (petitioners) in each state's petition is are not citizens of the state the petition is for.

How do these people who are not citizens of a state think that it is valid for them to petition for that state to secede from the union? They are only making it harder to get the petition accepted.
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Bell30012
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 5:43:38 AM

Getting the large number of signatures should warrant an answer. I'm actually grateful to them for these petitions because I didn't know this system existed.

[Edited by: Bell30012 at 11/15/2012 5:47:50 AM EST]
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rjhenn
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 2:38:06 AM

Of course, if you look at who signed the petitions, you'll see that many are not from the state that the petition they signed is about.

I wonder just how many individual people have actually signed these petitions. After all, there's nothing that says you can't sign all 150+ petitions that are out there.

Basically, more whiners.
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KatmanDo
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:11:55 AM

"the work secession"

A. What the unemployed practice.
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BlackGumTree
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 9:43:08 PM

Mad Laker - "I think the word is secede, not session. But heck I'm just a Canadian. Can't believe the politics down there.

Apparently you shouldn't think. The word is secession, not secede or session. MahopacJack misspelled the work secession leaving off the "ce" and ending up with session. And he did it in more than one place without catching the error in time to correct it.

Your correction is worse than his misspelling. Yeap!, You're a Canadian. We believe you can't understand politics up there.Secession
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BlackGumTree
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 9:31:45 PM

HOTSKEL - "It's actually all 50 now. So the question is if all 50 succeed in seceding what are they seceding from?"

You have to be a Democrat to ask that question.

They are all seceding from the United States of American, which ceases to exist when all of them have seceded. The states can then become independent states or join with other states to create new unions of united states and draw up their own constitutions.
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c2bravo
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 9:29:02 PM

Pathetic!!
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jayrad1957
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 8:50:48 PM

"But heck I'm just a Canadian. Can't believe the politics down there."

Mad, I can't either. After reading some of the stuff here, quoting sportscaster Jack Buck, "I can't believe what I just saw".
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Happyherman
Champion Author Calgary

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 8:48:43 PM

I think the word is secede, not session. But heck I'm just a Canadian. Can't believe the politics down there.
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