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States Secede 2012

Could 932,367 Secessionists Be Right About Dying America?

Glen Browder | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Regardless of our opinion of secession sentiments (which also surfaced among anti-Bush activists), this movement speaks to our hopes and fears for the future of American democracy.

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...

If at First You Don't Secede

Floyd Elliot | Posted 01.15.2013 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Some might view these petitions as at best an impotent expression of frustration with the reality of the election, at worst a treasonous and racist hearkening back to the secession of the Confederate states that started the Civil War. Me? I see it as an opportunity.

David Letterman, Alec Baldwin Joke About Secessionists: Will They Call It 'The United States of Caucasia?'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

Alec Baldwin and David Letterman want to know what secessionists will call their new Union. Maybe "The United States of Caucasia?" Baldwin, an avi...

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 "...

Jon Stewart Mocks Secessionists: 'Stop. Don't. Come Back.'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy

While it remains to be seen whether the states saber-rattling about secession will get any further than the petition stage, the situation is certainly...

GOP Governor Takes Stand On Secession Petition

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) says that he doesn't believe secession is "a valid option for Tennessee." The Tennessean reports that the Republican...

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...