Austin, TX wants to Seceed...from Texas

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  1. newcastlefan

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    [h=1]With Stickers, a Petition and Even a Middle Name, Secession Fever Hits Texas[/h]http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/24/us/politics/with-stickers-a-petition-and-even-a-middle-name-secession-fever-hits-texas.html

    Civil war petitions flourish in Texas: first Texas secedes from itself, and then from the USA?

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    The online petitions — created on the We the People platform at petitions.whitehouse.gov — are required to receive 25,000 signatures in 30 days for the White House to respond. The Texas petition, created Nov. 9 by a man identified as Micah H. of Arlington, had received more than 116,000 signatures by Friday. It asks the Obama administration to “peacefully grant†the withdrawal of Texas, and describes doing so as “practically feasible,†given the state’s large economy.
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    But all the secession talk has intrigued liberals as well. Caleb M. of Austin started his own petition on the White House Web site. He asked the federal government to allow Austin to withdraw from Texas and remain part of the United States, “in the event that Texas is successful in the current bid to secede.†It had more than 8,000 signatures as of Friday.
     
  2. gwartney

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    I wish they would. Bunch of phony baloney "Keep Austin Weird" attention whores.
     
  3. LonghornJ

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    I was there over Labor Day weekend... Austin fucking sucks now.
     
  4. bertman19

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    What do they want to do that they can't already do?
     
  5. Vyb

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    :wtf:
     
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    It does... you can never go back.
     
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    Austin is the only large city in Texas that doesn't radiate pure Evil...
     
  8. LonghornJ

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    The city has been cursed ever since that creepy Freemasons Frost Bank building went up down town.
     
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    :jj:

    It definitely ain't what it used to be, but I've had more than I can stand of Dallas, Houston, etc.
     
  10. beatlejaws

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    don't let the saloon door hit em in the ass on the way out
     
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    the Dumb runnin strong in Texas, STRONG.
     
  13. newcastlefan

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    deport the messicans and blaeks?
     
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    Then how much will they have to pay Americans to mow their lawns, clean their toilets, babysit their kids, pick their fruits and veggies and do any menial labor Americans don't want to do themselves?
     
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    my brother is moving to Austin, glad I have a passport
     
  16. newcastlefan

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    i ask the same questions about NY & NJ wanting to secede. Brooklyn and LI have petitioned to secede from NY for decades. One of the questions is, where will you get your potable water from afterward since you both get it currently from upper NYS. NYS will have to make up the loss of income somehow so i figure water will start at $15/gallon (bottled water is currently $11/6 gallons).
     
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    Wait, what?
     
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    [video=youtube;yBsRvdHJUDk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBsRvdHJUDk[/video]
     
  19. LonghornJ

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    Bohemian Grove shit

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  20. geo

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    i love that bldg. the only thing i look forward to when making my way through that wretched I-35 traffic. :facepalm:

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