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Petition to Allow Texas to Secede from US Approaching 25K Signatures on White House Website

Petition noted the NDAA, the TSA and the federal government's interventions in the economy

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It doesn't take a presidential election to trigger talk of Texas seceding from the Union — ain't that right, Rick Perry? But this morning, Gawker directs our attention to a petition on the White House's own website begging President Obama for permission to adios from the U.S.A. And Texas isn't alone: Petitions in 18 other states want the okee-doke to scram.

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  1. Rather than seceding (which is impossible due to the original doctrine accepting them into the Union), maybe they should just strike a deal with the neighboring states all along the Mexico border and try to merge into one massive southwestern state. It’d wreak absolute hell with Feds hahah!

    And yes, I know, that Congress would never approve, but let me envision this for a few moments more….

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