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States Secession

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 A...

Jason Linkins

There Is Now A White House Petition To Stop All The White House Petitions

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jason Linkins

Residents In 50 States File Petitions To Secede From United States

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 "...

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...

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...