Texas Secession Petition Quickly Approaching 25,000 Signature Threshold
It didn’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 websitebegging 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.
The Lone Star offering reads as follows:
We petition the Obama Administration to peacefully grant the State of Texas to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government.
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