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White House website deluged with secession petitions from 20 states

Posted By admin On November 12, 2012 @ 6:39 am In Featured Stories,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

David Martosko
Daily Caller [1]
Nov 12, 2012

How would Old Glory look with 30 stars instead of 50? As far-fetched as it may sound, the White House might soon be forced by its own rules to examine the question.

On Nov.7, the day after President Barack Obama was re-elected, the White House’s website received a petition [2] asking the administration to allow Louisiana to secede.

If 25,000 people sign the petition by Dec. 7, it will “require a response [3]” from the Obama administration, according to published rules of the White House’s online “We the People” [4] program.

The Louisiana petition has collected more than 12,300 signatures in four days. A separate effort from Texas has 15,400 supporters.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2012/11/11/white-house-website-deluged-with-secession-petitions-from-19-states/

[2] a petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/peacefully-grant-state-louisiana-withdraw-united-states-america-and-create-its-own-new-government/1wrvtngl

[3] require a response: https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions#!/how-why/terms-participation

[4] “We the People”: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions

[5] White House answers petitions demanding secession from union: ‘No’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-answers-petitions-demanding-secession-from-union-no.html

[6] Obama Reelection Spurs Wave of States’ Petitions to Secede: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-reelection-spurs-wave-of-states-petitions-to-secede.html

[7] Defense Department: Signing secession petitions won’t affect your security clearance: http://www.prisonplanet.com/defense-department-signing-secession-petitions-won%e2%80%99t-affect-your-security-clearance.html

[8] White House now requires ‘We the People’ petitions to have 100,000 signatures for official response: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-now-requires-%e2%80%98we-the-people%e2%80%99-petitions-to-have-100000-signatures-for-official-response.html

[9] White House staff: Our petition website sure is dumb, huh?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-staff-our-petition-website-sure-is-dumb-huh.html

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