Sore winners

Update Wednesday night, 11-14: “The White House has set up a “We the People” page on its website that allows Americans to file petitions on issues of concern. If a petition collects 25,000 signatures, the administration will review and respond to it.

The website is being inundated with signatures from individuals in all 50 states to allow their state to “peacefully” secede from the Union since the re-election of Barack Obama. Seven petitions now qualify for federal review, Texas with a rapidly growing 100,000 signatures. There have been a total of over 700,000 digital signatures.

Earlier story: In response to Obama’s re-election and increasing evidence of election fraud, possibly at the highest level (, hundreds of thousands of individuals in at least half the states have filed for permission to peacefully secede from the United States. . .

Yesterday, that was news on

Today, with the numbers multiplying exponentially, abandoned the facts as news and went straight to opinion: “Bizarre freakout,” just too much for some conservatives to handle,” “lamest secession attempt ever.”

Today, like the Great Bumper Sticker Conversation, petitions responding to those pleas for secession have appeared at They now include:

Peacefully allow the city of Austin to withdraw from the state of Texas and remain in the Union, 5701 votes  [and the city of Atlanta to withdraw from the state of Georgia likewise, 216 votes],

Force all states to pay their portion of the national debt before they can secede from the Union,

Deport Everyone That Signed A Petition To Withdraw Their State  from the United States. (18,017)

Strip the Citizenship from Everyone who Signed a Petition to Secede and Exile Them. (11,306)

There is also a petition to impeach the president. (12,581)

If you want to join the conversation,

Go to
a. Create an Account (on upper right: name, zip, email).
b. Wait for email confirming account.
c. Copy password assigned to you in email.
Go back to
a. Sign in using password assigned you in email.
b. Click on View Petitions.
c. Scroll down to one(s) you want to sign.
d. Sign.
e. If petition you want is not there, follow instructions for introducing it yourself.

Compare objectivity of coverage at:–politics.html


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