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    20 States Petition to Secede From U.S. After Obama Victory

    20 States Petition to Secede From U.S. After Obama Victory
    Posted on Nov 12, 2012




    Citizens ostensibly upset that President Obama won another four-year term in office are petitioning the White House’s “We The People” site to allow 20 states to secede from the union.

    From Gawker:

    Petitions for secession filed from Louisiana and Texas have already received well over 10,000 signatures. Per the website’s own rules, petitions that garner 25,000 signatures or more within 30 days require a response from the Obama administration.

    Similar petitions from Alabama, Tennessee, and, interestingly, Oregon, are also gaining traction, with each receiving thousands of supporters over the weekend alone.

    Other states trying to secede: Florida, Arkansas, South Carolina, Missouri, Kentucky, Colorado, New Jersey, Montana, North Dakota, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia. A petition was also started for the state of New York by someone in North Dakota (in fact, the petition’s creator, C R from Grand Forks, N.D., appears to be the same person behind the North Dakota one).

    However, before you get yourself into a tizzy over whether the U.S. will soon be 20 states short of 50, Gawker points out that the petitions are most likely much ado about nothing.

    As unilateral secession was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, it remains to be seen if this movement is more than a toothless temper tantrum thrown by armchair revolutionaries.

    —Posted by Tracy Bloom.
    http://www.truthdig.com/eartothegrou...tory_20121112/

    Surely an act of patriotism like this deserves a 20 emoticon salute...

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    Of course.

    **** you, Georgia. **** you long. **** you hard.
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    I think this question was settled with a long and bloody war. I realize these are only kooks but there are people out there that see this as the right path. It's a little sad.
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    Was going to make a thread but this will do. Scotland is going to vote in 2014 whether to succeed from England


    Come to psd where admitted dupes who do nothing but troll the gd and fs forum are free. But man don't you dare mention trolling on someone's wall.

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    florida voted for obama and is trying to secede

    we continue to find new ways to outdo our stupidity on a national level
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    I saw this days ago:

    Dear Red States:

    We’re ticked off at your Neanderthal attitudes and politics and we’ve decided we’re leaving.

    We in the Blue States intend to form our own country .

    In case you aren’t aware, that includes California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and the entire Northeast.

    We believe this split will be beneficial to the nation and especially to the people of the new country of The Enlightened States of America (E.S.A).

    To sum up briefly:


    You get Texas, Oklahoma and all the slave states.

    We get stem cell research and the best beaches.

    We get Andrew Cuomo and Elizabeth Warren. You get Bobby Jindal and Todd Akin.

    We get the Statue of Liberty. You get OpryLand.

    We get Intel and Microsoft. You get WorldCom.

    We get Harvard. You get Ole’ Miss.

    We get 85 percent of America’s venture capital and entrepreneurs. You get Alabama.

    We get two-thirds of the tax revenue. You get to make the red states pay their fair share.

    Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s, we get a bunch of happy families. You get a bunch of single moms.

    With the Blue States in hand we will have firm control of 80% of the country’s fresh water, more than 90% of the pineapple and lettuce, 92% of the nation’s fresh fruit, 95% of America’s quality wines (you can serve French wines at state dinners) 90% of all cheese, 90 percent of the high tech industry, most of the US low sulphur coal, all living redwoods, sequoias and condors, all the Ivy and Seven Sister schools plus Stanford,Cal Tech and MIT.

    With the Red States you will have to cope with 88% of all obese Americans and their projected health care costs, 92% of all US mosquitoes, nearly 100% of the tornadoes, 90% of the hurricanes, 99% of all Southern Baptists, virtually 100% of all televangelists, Rush Limbaugh, Bob Jones University, Clemson and the University of Georgia.

    We get Hollywood and Yosemite National Park.

    38% of those in the Red states believe Jonah was actually swallowed by a whale, 62% believe life is sacred unless we’re discussing the death penalty or gun laws, 44% say that evolution is only a non-proven theory, 53% that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and 61% of you believe you are people with higher morals then we lefties.

    We’re taking the good weed too. You can have that crap they grow in Mexico.

    Sincerely,

    Citizens of the Enlightened States of America
    Here is the question of the day, does anyone think that wealthy people should pay a lower percentage of their income to taxes than middle class people? Don't argue tax brackets, just a simple question. Do you think someone earning 46 million dollars should pay a lower percentage of their income than say someone earning sixty thousand?

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    Quote Originally Posted by behindmydesk View Post
    Was going to make a thread but this will do. Scotland is going to vote in 2014 whether to succeed from England
    I don't usually jump on the "bmd's grammar sucks" campaign, but this one is pretty funny.

    I think your topic is still thread worthy for Int'l politics, which this forum is very light on. Be pretty interesting to see how that goes down. No idea what their population's stance is on pulling out of the UK and Britain.
    Last edited by GGGGG-Men; 11-12-2012 at 04:36 PM.

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    There's still a couple of states that actually recognize this constitutional right...

    New Hampshire and Texas are the two that I know of.

    I think this is a little misleading though because all of these people are just yahoos making petitions online... it's not like 20 states have formally declared to secede.
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    Up for review!
    http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012...e-white-house/

    25k signatures are gonna change a few million people? Doubtful.

    And I love the nonsense about gov't spending. Deficit dropped this past fiscal year and is set to drop more over the next 2-3 years (regardless of the POTUS).

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    a patriotic testament from "real America"...many of whom I'm sure are accusing the president of being "divisive"

    Can people in this country get anymore ignorant and petty?
    Last edited by The Schmooze; 11-12-2012 at 05:11 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GGGGG-Men View Post
    Up for review!
    http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012...e-white-house/

    25k signatures are gonna change a few million people? Doubtful.

    And I love the nonsense about gov't spending. Deficit dropped this past fiscal year and is set to drop more over the next 2-3 years (regardless of the POTUS).
    What you're talking about is the US Federal Deficit.

    http://www.usdebtclock.org/

    The National Debt, Total US Debt, and our 250 trillion $ liabilities in Social Security, Prescription Meds, Medicare, and our Military are still skyrocketing as we type.

    At their current pace government spending will gobble up the economy by 2035...

    The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office is now warning that unless major reforms are implemented very soon, overwhelming debt could crush the entire US economy:


    ...Debt would reach 250 percent of GDP by 2035. CBO’s model cannot reliably estimate GNP after debt reaches that amount, in the agency’s judgment: The assumptions about private saving and capital inflows incorporated in CBO’s model are based on historical experience, and if interest rates and the debt-to-GDP ratio rose to levels well outside of that experience, those assumptions might no longer be valid. In 2035, GNP would be 21 percent below the benchmark under the assumptions leading to the most negative effect on GNP; beyond 2035, the negative effect on GNP would grow under those assumptions as debt continued to increase relative to the size of the economy.

    In other words, if debt and stagnation persist under a negative outlook scenario, the CBO literally cannot compute how the American economy could continue to exist beyond the year 2035.
    http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybens..._exist_in_2035
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    Lol, are we going to have another civil war?

    This is a joke.

    I know this is a bit out there, but I can't help but smell racism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VendettaRed07 View Post
    noah is gonna be a beast man.

    with him and harvey, its like were gonna have Goku and Vegetta in the same rotation

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    Quote Originally Posted by cabernetluver View Post
    I saw this days ago:

    Dear Red States:

    We’re ticked off at your Neanderthal attitudes and politics and we’ve decided we’re leaving.

    We in the Blue States intend to form our own country .

    In case you aren’t aware, that includes California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and the entire Northeast.

    We believe this split will be beneficial to the nation and especially to the people of the new country of The Enlightened States of America (E.S.A).

    To sum up briefly:


    You get Texas, Oklahoma and all the slave states.

    We get stem cell research and the best beaches.

    We get Andrew Cuomo and Elizabeth Warren. You get Bobby Jindal and Todd Akin.

    We get the Statue of Liberty. You get OpryLand.

    We get Intel and Microsoft. You get WorldCom.

    We get Harvard. You get Ole’ Miss.

    We get 85 percent of America’s venture capital and entrepreneurs. You get Alabama.

    We get two-thirds of the tax revenue. You get to make the red states pay their fair share.

    Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s, we get a bunch of happy families. You get a bunch of single moms.

    With the Blue States in hand we will have firm control of 80% of the country’s fresh water, more than 90% of the pineapple and lettuce, 92% of the nation’s fresh fruit, 95% of America’s quality wines (you can serve French wines at state dinners) 90% of all cheese, 90 percent of the high tech industry, most of the US low sulphur coal, all living redwoods, sequoias and condors, all the Ivy and Seven Sister schools plus Stanford,Cal Tech and MIT.

    With the Red States you will have to cope with 88% of all obese Americans and their projected health care costs, 92% of all US mosquitoes, nearly 100% of the tornadoes, 90% of the hurricanes, 99% of all Southern Baptists, virtually 100% of all televangelists, Rush Limbaugh, Bob Jones University, Clemson and the University of Georgia.

    We get Hollywood and Yosemite National Park.

    38% of those in the Red states believe Jonah was actually swallowed by a whale, 62% believe life is sacred unless we’re discussing the death penalty or gun laws, 44% say that evolution is only a non-proven theory, 53% that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and 61% of you believe you are people with higher morals then we lefties.

    We’re taking the good weed too. You can have that crap they grow in Mexico.

    Sincerely,

    Citizens of the Enlightened States of America
    OMG YES!!!!!

    This is the single greatest thing I have ever seen in PSD.

    I would put it in my sig if it wasn't such a large post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VendettaRed07 View Post
    noah is gonna be a beast man.

    with him and harvey, its like were gonna have Goku and Vegetta in the same rotation

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    Quote Originally Posted by BroadwayJoe View Post
    florida voted for obama and is trying to secede

    we continue to find new ways to outdo our stupidity on a national level
    It mentioned that NJ wanted to secede too lol.

    If that ever happens, I am finally leaving NJ lol.

    Its weird though. I view NJ as a blue state.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VendettaRed07 View Post
    noah is gonna be a beast man.

    with him and harvey, its like were gonna have Goku and Vegetta in the same rotation

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