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City Of Austin Files Counter-Petition To Secede From Texas
MSN.now ^ | 15 November 2012

Posted on 11/15/2012 12:32:14 PM PST by zeestephen

The petition has received more than 5,000 votes out of 25,000 needed for a White House response.

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Conservatives should vigorously encourage this!

It's a free course in Finance 101.

Hey kids, what happens to Austin after the rest of Texas stops sending money to the University and the [former] state government?

1 posted on 11/15/2012 12:32:21 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

And someone on this very forum said that the state of TX had it’s liberals under control. That they where not leaking out in to the state and taking over.

Texas, cut the cancer out now. Wall of austin. The only way to be rid of the cancer is to remove it.


2 posted on 11/15/2012 12:35:06 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: zeestephen; tx_eggman

hey, it happened successfully in Key West...


3 posted on 11/15/2012 12:35:13 PM PST by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: zeestephen

Do I have to sign a petition 25,000 times to secede form Colorado?


4 posted on 11/15/2012 12:35:16 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: zeestephen

Even better, Texas breaks away and they get to keep Austin!


5 posted on 11/15/2012 12:35:42 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: zeestephen

Austin: The “Gaza Strip” of Central Texas!


6 posted on 11/15/2012 12:36:48 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: zeestephen

Yipee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Austin, home of Hippy Hollow and wacked out treehuggers. Separating that liberal cesspool is the dream of every true Texan.


7 posted on 11/15/2012 12:37:52 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: zeestephen

Hey, cool! Austin can be kinda like West Berlin. Only *they’d* be the commies and *we’d* be the good guys.

We’ll have a wall around the place to keep THEM IN, with barb wire on the top, and when they get hungry enough they’ll go over the wall into the rural areas beyond... and we’ll shoot ‘em.

I’m liking the concept the more I think about it.


8 posted on 11/15/2012 12:37:52 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: zeestephen

Go Austin Go!

Across the floor
And out the door


9 posted on 11/15/2012 12:38:44 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Elections do have consequences, young people of America)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

>> Austin: The “Gaza Strip” of Central Texas!

LOL!

They better not even THINK about shooting missiles into Williamson County.


10 posted on 11/15/2012 12:39:52 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: zeestephen

Does that mean we don’t have to pay the highest paid state employees salary anymore?... Mac Brown makes a lot


11 posted on 11/15/2012 12:40:26 PM PST by Rightly Biased (Avenge me Girls AVENEGE ME!!!! ( I don't have any son's))
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To: zeestephen

Does that mean we can build a wall around it and border checkpoints to keep the crazies in??


12 posted on 11/15/2012 12:40:33 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Nervous Tick

Yeah, but I want some good conservative neighborhoods in Austin to further succeeded from Austin.


13 posted on 11/15/2012 12:43:44 PM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: zeestephen

Sounds like a win-win for the Republic of Texas.


14 posted on 11/15/2012 12:45:04 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: zeestephen

Let them go!

Make it tremendously expensive to use Texas airspace and land routes to the outside world.


15 posted on 11/15/2012 12:46:05 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: zeestephen
LIBERAL FAIL
Request Denied

16 posted on 11/15/2012 12:46:13 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: zeestephen

I’ve always thought if there were to be secession, it should be the red counties vs blue counties/cities (can’t think of any red cities). What then are those cities left with? Where will they get their food and water, materials with which to build? They wouldn’t need to be geographically contiguous, they could connect in the cyber world.


17 posted on 11/15/2012 12:47:03 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: zeestephen

Works for me....means now A&M will certainly win the State recruiting battle.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 12:47:23 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: zeestephen

Sounds like Berlin...


19 posted on 11/15/2012 12:47:33 PM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: zeestephen

Permission granted. No permission to use our airspace or otherwise cross the border into Texas though.


20 posted on 11/15/2012 12:48:13 PM PST by unlearner (You will never come to know that which you do not know until you first know that you do not know it.)
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To: zeestephen
The human body fights abscesses like boils and pimples by building a wall around the infection, then allows the infection to eat its self and die.

Too bad the US public can not wall off these pustules of Liberalism and let them wallow and die in their own misery.

21 posted on 11/15/2012 12:48:24 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The parasites now outnumber the producers.)
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To: zeestephen

Conservatives in Austin should file a counter counter petition.


22 posted on 11/15/2012 12:48:56 PM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: Nervous Tick

Hell, son, I’m in Midland. We got enough firepower out here to keep them in check...remotely.

Chicago ain’t got ‘jack’ on good ol’ Texas-style intimidation.


23 posted on 11/15/2012 12:51:48 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel; Tolkien

hallelujah.....please do, my dad,mom and siblings can then move to another county.


24 posted on 11/15/2012 12:53:54 PM PST by praytell (Dear God, you already know what I'm praying for!!!!!)
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To: mountainlion

Yes, but the Peoples Republic of Boulder will start a counter counter petition.


25 posted on 11/15/2012 12:56:05 PM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: GeronL
"Does that mean we can build a wall around it and border checkpoints to keep the crazies in??"

No.. they will build a wall themselves, eventually, to keep their people from LEAVING.

Just like other hideous dictatorships

26 posted on 11/15/2012 1:12:08 PM PST by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help...)
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To: zeestephen

I’m sure 98% of their fellow Texans agree. I wish I could move down to Texas....


27 posted on 11/15/2012 1:12:17 PM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: zeestephen

I am sure there are people in Socialist States that would swap places with them. Here in Md, we have a few Conservatives who would make good Texans. I might =be talked into it myself.


28 posted on 11/15/2012 1:18:30 PM PST by Venturer
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To: zeestephen
Austin: The Kaliningrad of Texas.

It fits.

29 posted on 11/15/2012 1:25:56 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: zeestephen
I heard that Westlake Hills has started a petition to secede from Austin.
30 posted on 11/15/2012 1:26:26 PM PST by Roccus
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To: zeestephen

Best thing to happen to Texas if they can pull it off.


31 posted on 11/15/2012 1:37:56 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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This would be wonderful. We’ll keep HEB and they can have WHOLE FOODS.

I’m so glad I don’t live there anymore.


32 posted on 11/15/2012 1:40:29 PM PST by Terry Mross (I haven't watched the news since the election. Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: GeronL
Does that mean we can build a wall around it and border checkpoints to keep the crazies in??

Sounds like it would make a good episode of "The Walking Dead"
33 posted on 11/15/2012 1:43:49 PM PST by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: zeestephen

All they have to do is pack up their things and move to New Mexico....I am sure they will find a booming economy there.


34 posted on 11/15/2012 1:46:56 PM PST by native texan (I love Texas)
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To: zeestephen

Let those states that wish to leave secede from the United States
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/228/644/059/let-those-states-that-wish-to-leave-seceed-from-the-united-states/


35 posted on 11/15/2012 1:53:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: zeestephen

Simple solution. LEAVE TEXAS!


36 posted on 11/15/2012 2:01:37 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: zeestephen

They just want to “Keep Austin Weird”.

If they succeed, they will have to leave the ground behind...lol


37 posted on 11/15/2012 2:07:00 PM PST by 3Fingas
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To: Foolsgold

lol


38 posted on 11/15/2012 2:13:52 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: zeestephen; All

Is this really what FR has sunk to? Has inane seccesionist babble really replaced the elevated and intelligent political discourse that used to predominate on FR? Do anyone really think that following gems are anything other than Jr. High stupidity?

Wall of [sic] austin [sic].

We’ll have a wall around the place to keep THEM IN, with barb wire on the top, and when they get hungry enough they’ll go over the wall into the rural areas beyond... and we’ll shoot ‘em.

They better not even THINK about shooting missiles into Williamson County.

Does that mean we can build a wall around it and border checkpoints to keep the crazies in

Make it tremendously expensive to use Texas airspace and land routes to the outside world.

Permission granted. No permission to use our airspace or otherwise cross the border into Texas though.

Chicago ain’t got ‘jack’ on good ol’ Texas-style intimidation.


39 posted on 11/15/2012 2:20:00 PM PST by Melas (u)
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To: Melas

cut off all the power they get from powerplants located elsewhere in Texas :)

I give em 2 days in Texas heat before they come back begging to rejoin the rest of us :)


40 posted on 11/15/2012 2:43:18 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: zeestephen

All the SEIU members in Government “jobs” are begging to keep their free rides?


41 posted on 11/15/2012 2:44:04 PM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: dfwgator; SpinnerWebb

They won the state with recruiting battle for the next several years with that win over Alabama last Saturday night.


42 posted on 11/15/2012 3:49:35 PM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: zeestephen

Tell them:

“Okay - Texas grants your petition. Pack it up and leave the state.”


43 posted on 11/15/2012 4:07:01 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: zeestephen

Austin is a case. It’s a libertarian/communist (a match made in Ayn Rand heaven hell) mess, surrounded by normal people. It is where alex and vam jones come to consensus.


44 posted on 11/15/2012 4:15:44 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Nervous Tick

Hi, Tick,

Cue Fiona: “Can we shoot them?” (”Burn Notice”)

I think Fiona is da bomb. Especially that line. Gets me every time.


45 posted on 11/15/2012 4:25:10 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Melas
Since when is the peoples right to petition for political redress considered "inane secessionist babble"? Private citizens set forth a petition because we are pi$$ed with the route the federal government has taken.
This "counter-petition" is more in the line of Jr High stupidity than the original petition. This thread is making fun of the stupidity of the counter-petition. Personally, I wouldn't think twice if Austin isolated itself. Maybe the rest of us could get a break from their BS.
46 posted on 11/15/2012 4:34:50 PM PST by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: zeestephen

Let them be free..... NOW!


47 posted on 11/15/2012 4:37:09 PM PST by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: zeestephen

Let them go and charge tolls on all roads out of Austin and deny them air space.

Good riddance, I say.


48 posted on 11/15/2012 5:57:06 PM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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To: zeestephen

I wonder if Mrs. RWA and I and our 1 acre can secede. And the dog.


49 posted on 11/15/2012 8:00:50 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

“I wonder if Mrs. RWA and I and our 1 acre can secede. And the dog.”

=

Sure you can and I’m green with jealousy.

I’m in Massachusetts.

.


50 posted on 11/15/2012 8:13:22 PM PST by Mears
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