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New York - More than 7,000 people have signed a petition on the White House website backing the notion that the State of New York should withdraw from the U.S. and “create its own new government.”

The New York petition was created Nov. 10 by someone identified only as “C R,” who lists his or her city as Grand Forks, N.D.

Westchester, Rockland, Ulster, Orange, Dutchess and Putnam counties were all represented by endorsers of the New York petition, with Stony Point, Carmel, Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls, Saugerties, Yonkers and Yorktown Heights coming up more than once in the signatures.

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 Nov 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM UseYourHead Says:

Oh please . . . . NY is a Democratic bastion and in any case would probably not be better off on its own.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 12:10 AM FrumJew Says:

Actually, at least 19 other states also petitioned the gov't (first LA, TX and AL). So far only Texas received the necessary 25,000 signatures, but some others are close.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 12:16 AM dictatorship Says:

Total of 30 States have joined and filed petition to withdraw from the Obama Regime

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 12:38 AM Anonymous Says:

Right....the same city and state who have the primary responsibility for disaster planning and emergency relief and have so totally failed their residents will now alone resonsible for future emergencies..... the real shailah is what do these 7,000 people use for brains.??

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 12:41 AM Reb Yid Says:

Reply to #1  
UseYourHead Says:

Oh please . . . . NY is a Democratic bastion and in any case would probably not be better off on its own.

Unless all of NYS except for NYC seceded from NYS.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 01:39 AM Anon Says:

Reply to #1  
UseYourHead Says:

Oh please . . . . NY is a Democratic bastion and in any case would probably not be better off on its own.

I hardly know where to start with this. Why does it matter whether NY votes Democratic or Republican? The point of a democracy is that some times your side wins, some times it doesn't, but we go by majority rule. As for NY "probably" not being better off on its own? Let's withdraw all federal support from NY and seal all borders between the nation of NY and the US (meaning NJ, CT, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut). No one goes in or out without a NY passport. This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 05:11 AM Sarak Says:

if obama would of lost many in NY would want NY to start its own gov and obama be its king,

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 07:22 AM Babishka Says:

This is so dumb. Does nobody remember what happened the last time states tried this secession thing? It didn't work out too well for them.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 07:27 AM Butterfly Says:

Texas is a republic. Maybe it should just go back to Mexico. LA can be sold back to France. Did any of these dirt poor states think of what they were going to live on since they will not be receiving social security because they will not be part of the USA. How many people are going to move? Is New York going back to the Dutch? Maybe it should,. They would have built dikes!!

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 07:31 AM shein hoiyech Says:

Reply to #7  
Sarak Says:

if obama would of lost many in NY would want NY to start its own gov and obama be its king,

NY has king Bloomberg. We can't have 2 kings in the same time!

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 07:35 AM shredready Says:

Reply to #4  
Anonymous Says:

Right....the same city and state who have the primary responsibility for disaster planning and emergency relief and have so totally failed their residents will now alone resonsible for future emergencies..... the real shailah is what do these 7,000 people use for brains.??

it is not easy to recover from a disaster and in NY case it is hard to prepare for once in a lifetime event

yes i was effected and still have no electricity

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 08:03 AM Geulah Says:

Reply to #11  
shredready Says:

it is not easy to recover from a disaster and in NY case it is hard to prepare for once in a lifetime event

yes i was effected and still have no electricity

Recovering from a disaster is difficult. Once in a lifetime event happened in 1938 and in 1960 as well. Hurricane Donna created similar issues for the City of New York. The City has had 51 years to build up sea walls and to create barrier reefs, but piping plovers and ocean views are more important than people. As far as those who want to blame the victims and ask how they could think of living in a coastal area - then they should be telling Miami Beach and New Orleans to start evacuation and let them lie desolate. I'm very sorry to hear that you are still without electricity. I hope that the next rubber stamp meeting of the Public Service Commission takes into account that the public got nothing from the services.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 08:27 AM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #9  
Butterfly Says:

Texas is a republic. Maybe it should just go back to Mexico. LA can be sold back to France. Did any of these dirt poor states think of what they were going to live on since they will not be receiving social security because they will not be part of the USA. How many people are going to move? Is New York going back to the Dutch? Maybe it should,. They would have built dikes!!

You can still receive social security while living in a foreign country. Many people move to places where they can actually afford to live on what social security pays.

The real question is, why don't these people wait until Cuomo receives the $30b he just asked FEMA for?

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 08:35 AM Materetsky Says:

Places like NYC are the problem so this is dumb.
That being said, if the South (same states in confederacy-- Texas up to Virginia, with or without FL) succeeded, it would be a lot more economically viable than the 'Union" . The Union can keep bankrupt California.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 08:43 AM commonsense18 Says:

Staten Island voted and had a majority to secede from NYC and nothing ever happened-to how much more so will nothing happen to the 15 or so - states that are petitioning to secede. It will never happen. It is simply an act to express extreme discontent with what is going on. Now the democrates are looking into Romney's proposed tax plan as perhaps doable- which, during the campaign, Obama called "sketchy with window dressing"

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 08:47 AM ProminantLawyer Says:

Morons!!

New York is a social ist state too.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:04 AM Butterfly Says:

To #13 Did you stop to think : What happens if chas v'shalom if there is another storm? Who pays then? NO FEMA??????????

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:31 AM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #6  
Anon Says:

I hardly know where to start with this. Why does it matter whether NY votes Democratic or Republican? The point of a democracy is that some times your side wins, some times it doesn't, but we go by majority rule. As for NY "probably" not being better off on its own? Let's withdraw all federal support from NY and seal all borders between the nation of NY and the US (meaning NJ, CT, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut). No one goes in or out without a NY passport. This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity.

The only ones contributing to the insanity is YOU! You do not acknowledge the magnitude of trouble the Obamaination hs casued, is causing and will casue for this country. Perhaps it is becasue you do not work for a living and have your hand out for all that you feel entitled to, or perhaps you are just a bleeding heart liberal. Either way you are the problem not the solution.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:49 AM Lawrence M. Reisman Says:

The US couldn't afford it if NY withdrew from the US. New York gets back about 65 cents for each dollar it contributes to the federal government in taxes. Blue NY is supporting freeloading red states like Alabama and Mississippi.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:56 AM Anonymous Says:

Apparently the school system in North Dakota failed CR. "It's own government"?!

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:59 AM My2Cents_ Says:

Reply to #6  
Anon Says:

I hardly know where to start with this. Why does it matter whether NY votes Democratic or Republican? The point of a democracy is that some times your side wins, some times it doesn't, but we go by majority rule. As for NY "probably" not being better off on its own? Let's withdraw all federal support from NY and seal all borders between the nation of NY and the US (meaning NJ, CT, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut). No one goes in or out without a NY passport. This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity.

"This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity."
No One HATES our President .. We HATE his policies .. and why can't you see the difference ?
Policies like OBAMACARE
Policies that kill Jobs
Policies that make me not want to go to work, since I can make more money doing nothing and get a HANDOUT from the gov.
Policies that TAX us like crazy
Policies that tell us what BULBS we need to buy
Policies that tell us what FOOD we can eat
Policies that redistribute hard earned money
Policies that hold one responsible in FEMA for their response to SANDY
Policies that KILLED our AMBASSADOR in Libya
Policies that kill freedom of speech by arresting the film maker
Policies that give BILLIONS to fundraiser to run FAKE business and steal our money ( solyndra etc )
I can go on and on ..... His policies are putting us on the fast track as a 3rd world nation owned by china
We all respect the OFFICE of the PRESIDENCY... in America disagreeing with ones policies does not mean we HATE the PRESIDENT
I pray that he does "fail" in his policies

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:10 AM ayinglefunadorf Says:

No FEMA???? Dont vorry Bloomi,Romney has plenty money. Remember FIMA should be given to the Privete individuals.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:13 AM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #1  
UseYourHead Says:

Oh please . . . . NY is a Democratic bastion and in any case would probably not be better off on its own.

NYC may be a Democratic bastion, but the majority of upstate NY is Republican.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:28 AM DB_from_LI Says:

I don't know if anyone really thinks it will work but if "30" states file petitions showing their displeasure maybe (wishful thinking) someone in Washington will get the message........ Could happen????

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:38 AM RachelJD Says:

Reply to #13  
Anonymous Says:

You can still receive social security while living in a foreign country. Many people move to places where they can actually afford to live on what social security pays.

The real question is, why don't these people wait until Cuomo receives the $30b he just asked FEMA for?

Someone who is already receiving SS could continue to do so. However, anyone who isnt would face a different situation. For example, say you are 45 and have paid into it since you were 18. Your state secedes and you are no longer an American citizen. When you are 67, you will not be able to apply for SS from the USA.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM BusinessMan Says:

That's a great idea!! I'm for it. We'll have Michael Bloomberg as president.
The first law that he will change will be, to remove term limits, and here we go, King Dictator Bloomberg will be president in NYS forever like in Cuba. When he will become very old and sick he will give over the kingdom to his brother.
The second law will be to forbid cars. Only special people will be allowed to travel by car, the rest will have to go by bike.
3) Real Estate Tax will double every year.
4) If you drink more than 5 ounces colored soda a day, you will sentenced for death penalty.
5) The most important law; NO BLACK HATS TO BE WORN!!!!!!!!!!!
6) Parking meters (for bikes) will be $0.50 for 5 minutes.
7) Parking Tickets (for bikes) will start by $500.00
The list is very big, I think i said more than enough.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 12:03 PM Shtarker Says:

This is no different than the boy who takes his baseball home with him because he doesn't like losing. And just as mature.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 06:26 PM CSLMoish Says:

Without NY Obama wouldn't really win that easy so I don't get it. But I do. Its a national movement to fill out these petitions and we all should sign.

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:11 PM Kzler Says:

Reply to #21  
My2Cents_ Says:

"This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity."
No One HATES our President .. We HATE his policies .. and why can't you see the difference ?
Policies like OBAMACARE
Policies that kill Jobs
Policies that make me not want to go to work, since I can make more money doing nothing and get a HANDOUT from the gov.
Policies that TAX us like crazy
Policies that tell us what BULBS we need to buy
Policies that tell us what FOOD we can eat
Policies that redistribute hard earned money
Policies that hold one responsible in FEMA for their response to SANDY
Policies that KILLED our AMBASSADOR in Libya
Policies that kill freedom of speech by arresting the film maker
Policies that give BILLIONS to fundraiser to run FAKE business and steal our money ( solyndra etc )
I can go on and on ..... His policies are putting us on the fast track as a 3rd world nation owned by china
We all respect the OFFICE of the PRESIDENCY... in America disagreeing with ones policies does not mean we HATE the PRESIDENT
I pray that he does "fail" in his policies

You need a competent psychiatrist to take care of your fixations and illusions and delusional ideas

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:28 PM Kzler Says:

Reply to #27  
Shtarker Says:

This is no different than the boy who takes his baseball home with him because he doesn't like losing. And just as mature.

Absolutely right, childish, immature and irrationAL behavior

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 09:42 PM Kzler Says:

Reply to #26  
BusinessMan Says:

That's a great idea!! I'm for it. We'll have Michael Bloomberg as president.
The first law that he will change will be, to remove term limits, and here we go, King Dictator Bloomberg will be president in NYS forever like in Cuba. When he will become very old and sick he will give over the kingdom to his brother.
The second law will be to forbid cars. Only special people will be allowed to travel by car, the rest will have to go by bike.
3) Real Estate Tax will double every year.
4) If you drink more than 5 ounces colored soda a day, you will sentenced for death penalty.
5) The most important law; NO BLACK HATS TO BE WORN!!!!!!!!!!!
6) Parking meters (for bikes) will be $0.50 for 5 minutes.
7) Parking Tickets (for bikes) will start by $500.00
The list is very big, I think i said more than enough.

What business are you conducting but if you can garner enough signature of others like you and sign a .petition and bring to a vote it would be healthy and sanitary to get rid of these sorts of oddballs

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:41 PM hershel Says:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions/popular/0/2/0/

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 Nov 13, 2012 at 10:58 PM hershel Says:

there are 2 from new york, the other one has 13,000 now and counting,
TX has 90,000 and counting

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 Nov 14, 2012 at 06:24 PM Anon Says:

Reply to #18  
Anonymous Says:

The only ones contributing to the insanity is YOU! You do not acknowledge the magnitude of trouble the Obamaination hs casued, is causing and will casue for this country. Perhaps it is becasue you do not work for a living and have your hand out for all that you feel entitled to, or perhaps you are just a bleeding heart liberal. Either way you are the problem not the solution.

Guess I need to tell my employer that I actually appear to not have a job. Rats, and here I thought I was a highly compensated corporate attorney for all these years! I had no idea that the 60+hours I spend per week at the office is actually a government entitlement. Thanks for clearing that up for me - what would I do without well-informed and thoughtful people like you.

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 Nov 14, 2012 at 06:26 PM Anon Says:

Reply to #21  
My2Cents_ Says:

"This irrational hatred and fear of Obama is pathological and those of us who don't sit our overly fearful brothers and sisters down and get them to relax are contributing to the insanity."
No One HATES our President .. We HATE his policies .. and why can't you see the difference ?
Policies like OBAMACARE
Policies that kill Jobs
Policies that make me not want to go to work, since I can make more money doing nothing and get a HANDOUT from the gov.
Policies that TAX us like crazy
Policies that tell us what BULBS we need to buy
Policies that tell us what FOOD we can eat
Policies that redistribute hard earned money
Policies that hold one responsible in FEMA for their response to SANDY
Policies that KILLED our AMBASSADOR in Libya
Policies that kill freedom of speech by arresting the film maker
Policies that give BILLIONS to fundraiser to run FAKE business and steal our money ( solyndra etc )
I can go on and on ..... His policies are putting us on the fast track as a 3rd world nation owned by china
We all respect the OFFICE of the PRESIDENCY... in America disagreeing with ones policies does not mean we HATE the PRESIDENT
I pray that he does "fail" in his policies

Wow, what radio show told you this? I recommend listening to Disney Radio. It is just as factually untrue as what you're listening to, but more intelligent.

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