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Petition for Illinois to withdraw from USA on White House website. Bring back Chief Illiniwek?

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WASHINGTON--Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, petitions for states to secede from the United States--including Illinois--are on the White House "We the People" website. If a petition reaches 25,000 on-line signatures within 30 days of posting, the Obama administration is supposed to "review" the petition.

There are two Illinois secession petitions on the site: as of Wednesday morning, one has 2,223 signatures; the other 3,047. Running the two petition has clearly diluted the Illinois impact. Each faces a Dec. 11 deadline to get 25,000 signatures to trigger the review.

Also in the running: A petition to "peacefully" get the University of Illinois to get "Chief Illiniwek back as the school mascot." So far, that one has 2,296 signatures. For a history of the controversy of the chief, click HERE.

The Daily Caller in an analysis posted Wednesday morning found seven states already met the 25,000-signature threshold, with Texas in the lead with 92,400 signers.

From the Daily Caller: "By 6:00 a.m. EST Wednesday, more than 675,000 digital signatures appeared on 69 separate secession petitions covering all 50 states, according to a Daily Caller analysis of requests lodged with the White House's "We the People" online petition system."

What is the "We the People" petition program? From the White House: "We the People is a new, easy way for Americans to make their voice heard in our government. It is a platform on the White House website where individuals can create and sign petitions that call for action by the federal government on a range of issues facing our nation. If a petition gathers enough signatures, it will be reviewed by White House staff and receive an official response. We the People helps the White House understand the views of the American people and have a focused and civil conversation with them."

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If you think that America should remain united as one, sign this petition today! Make a statement that we are Americans and to withdraw from the union is not what we want. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/keep-united-states-united/ZfpkwtSZ

Since the signing of the Federal Reserve Act(FRA) the United States has been on a track toward financial ruin. The Federal Reserve banking system,set up through the FRA gave control of our economy to the Central Bank of Europe. From that point forward the National Debt has increased dramatically. The quote"fiscal cliff" spoken of has been orchestrated by powerful banking organizations for decades.
Globalization or New World Order,has been in the works, again for decades, under the noses of the American people.
The United States has been purposely put on a cliff in history. The anti-democratic and marxist world powers want a complete and absolute change in the U.S. as a nation. There's much to reference in this story for those that are interested.
I myself have been an activist for workers rights for twenty-one years, against the elitism that is overtaking our nation.
It's time America, that we all take a stand for the future of our country.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/make-jack-bauer-new-head-cia-chuck-norris-czar-ass-kicking-and-stephen-colbert-secretary-bump/R0jJG3yG

Or how about this petition to make Jack Bauer the new head of the CIA and Chuck Norris the Czar of Ass Kicking!

The racism of yesteryear has come full circle in our county. The entire world embraced our choice of a black President four years ago and most nations of the world still support him. The fringe elements of Republican sect have crept through into the mainstream once again with conservative mouthpieces planting the seeds of hate. The only doubt lies here at home rooting from bigotry. Watch the white hands paint Obama in Blackface at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/10/bamboozling-obama.html

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