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Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.


President Barack Obama delivers his victory speech after being reelected for a second term at McCormick Place November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama won reelection against Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Illinois Residents Join Secession Petition Trend

At least seven states have filed petitions asking to secede from the union–enough to require a response from the White House, anyway.


Toni Preckwinkle chairs her first Cook County Board meeting

Preckwinkle To Face Taxpayers In Palatine

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle faces taxpayers in Palatine tonight.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Palatine Village Hall

Palatine Still Considering Quitting Cook County

The northwest suburb of Palatine is still thinking of quitting the county over high taxes.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011