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White House Responds To Secession Petitions

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

The White House responded to a handful of "We the People" petitions calling for the government to allow some states to secede, saying "our states rema...

Unifier in Chief for a New America: The Politics of 2012 and Beyond

Kanene Holder | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Kanene Holder

A Brief History on These United States of DisUnion It was designed to unify. A star for each colony, showing our freedom from Great Britain. The Ame...

Red States Want to Secede? Go Ahead. Make Our Day.

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Nearly 1 million Americans have signed petitions calling for secession including over 100,000 in Texas and over 50,000 in Georgia. So, here's a response.

The Dark Reality of Secession Fantasy

Gareth_Price | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

The curious aspect of U.S. state secession is that the agitation is not to become more Floridian, Tennessean, or Alabamian. Instead, secessionists define their states as more American than America itself.

Jason Linkins

There Is Now A White House Petition To Stop All The White House Petitions | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days ago, the White House "We The People" online petition tool became the venue of sour grape-chewing secession enthusiasts, who to...

4 In 10 Republicans Support Secession, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Residents of all 50 states have filed online petitions to secede from the United States, as part of the White House website's "We the People" program....

States Out of the Union: How Lincoln (and Real Arizonans) Would Respond to Today's Secessionists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

While electronic secessionist petition mania spreads across the fringes of 30 states this week, the confederacy of state's rights champions might want to click over and check out Arizona's recent election.

Bobby Jindal Speaks Out On Secession Petition

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) says the idea of his state seceding from the United States is "silly." On Wednesday, Jindal spoke out against a sec...

Jason Linkins

Residents In 50 States File Petitions To Secede From United States | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

As you may have heard, residents in most of these United States have used the "We The People" online petition tool -- previously best known as the pri...

Residents In More Than 40 States File Secession Petitions, GOP Govs Say No

Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

A handful of Republican governors are taking a stand after residents in more than 40 states filed secession petitions with the White House website's "...

Ron Paul Weighs In On State Secession Efforts

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

As residents in over thirty states file petitions to secede from the United States in the wake of President Obama's reelection, Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Tex...

CHART: Why You REALLY Want To Secede

Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

There's only one thing to do when your candidate doesn't win the presidential election: pack up and move... your state out of the union. At least, th...

Residents In More Than 30 States File Secession Petitions

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Residents in more than 30 states have filed secession petitions with the "We the People" program on the White House website. Petitions to strip ci...

Residents In More Than A Dozen States File Secession Petitions

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Residents in more than a dozen states across the country have filed secession petitions to the Obama administration's "We the People" program, which i...