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Deport Justin Bieber Petition Gets a Non-Response Response

Deport Justin Bieber Petition Gets a Non-Response Response

By Josh Wolford April 21, 2014

It took the White House nearly three months to respond to one of the most popular petitions to ever hit the We The People online petition site‚Äďand they didn’t really respond at all, unless you count “no response” as a …

Here's a Hilarious Porn-Related White House Petition Here's a Hilarious Porn-Related White House Petition
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It’s been a while since I’ve looked at We The People, the U.S. Government’s online petition site that’s, well, whatever is worse than an exercise in futility. Think of something that could be described as that, and then think of …

Ben Affleck as Batman Sparks a Bunch of Petitions Ben Affleck as Batman Sparks a Bunch of Petitions

So, I’m sure you heard the news about Baffman.* If you haven’t, you’ve probably been off of Facebook, Twitter, reddit, and basically the rest of the internet for the last 24 hours. That’s fine. I’m sure you had important things …

The White House Is Ignoring a Bunch of Petitions The White House Is Ignoring a Bunch of Petitions
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There’s a new single-serving site that lets you know which We The People online petitions the White House is ignoring. Since the We The People site launched back in 2011, it has seen 232 petitions meet their signature threshold (5,000 …

Petition Asks Obama to Recreate 'Incredibles' Scene Petition Asks Obama to Recreate 'Incredibles' Scene

The White House’s We The People online petition site is a truly wonderful place. Not because it gives citizens the ability to voice legitimate concerns and possibly help to enact real change. No, we know that’s not what’s happening. It’s …

Tebow Fans’ Plea Hits White House Petition Site Tebow Fans’ Plea Hits White House Petition Site

The White House’s online petition website has been used to promote both serious and silly ideas since its debut. Petitions to build a death star or make an R. Kelly song the national anthem don’t seriously deserve the president’s time, …

White House Announces 2nd 'We The People' Hackathon White House Announces 2nd 'We The People' Hackathon
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The White House has just announced its second National Day of Civic Hacking, to take place at the White House. It will take place on June 1st. “For the National Day of Civic Hacking, participants will focus on producing full, …

Another Star Wars Petition Hits White House Site Another Star Wars Petition Hits White House Site
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Over the half year or so that the White House has been operating their We The People online petition site, we’ve seen that it can be used in a variety of ways. There are the ridiculous petitions – the ones …

Petition: Make Congress Wear Corporate Donor Suits Petition: Make Congress Wear Corporate Donor Suits
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Ever since the White House changed the rules on their We The People petition site, forcing petitions to reach the 100,000-signature threshold before warranting an official response, “successful” petitions have been a lot more scarce. Only a handful of petitions …

Save Google Reader Petition Tops 100,000 Signatures Save Google Reader Petition Tops 100,000 Signatures
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Within hours of Google announcing that they would be shutting down Google Reader on July 1st, a handful of petitions popped up that urged the company to reconsider. Those petitions included a few on Change.org, a single-serving site called keepgooglereader.com, …

Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions

As you may have heard, Google has just announced that they are closing the doors on their 8-year-old RSS aggregator Google Reader. The company cites declining usage and a need to focus on other products as reasons for the shutdown. …

Hate Daylight Saving Time? Here's a Petition for You Hate Daylight Saving Time? Here's a Petition for You
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If you woke up this morning in a haze and needed an extra cup or four of coffee to get going, you can probably blame Daylight Saving Time. Or your hangover. But probably DST. On Sunday morning at 2:00am our …

Petition to Make 'Ignition (Remix)' the U.S. Anthem Petition to Make 'Ignition (Remix)' the U.S. Anthem
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In the past, I’ve been critical of some of the more frivolous petitions to hit the White House’s “We the People” online petition site. A petition to build a functioning Death Star becoming so popular that it receives an official …

Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Hits Goal Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Hits Goal
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A petition to make unlocking cellphones legal again has crossed the signature threshold on the White House’s We The People petition site, meaning that it will receive an official response. Back in January, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via decision …

White House Sees First Petition Cross New Threshold White House Sees First Petition Cross New Threshold
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The White House will be forced to respond to its first online petition since upping the signature threshold to 100,000. Created on January 24th, the petition has crossed the 100,000 signature mark in just two weeks. So, what does it …

Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges
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If the government refuses to help us defend against impending threats, the people have no choice but to take up the project themselves. And since the White House has officially thrown water on the people’s demands to build our very …

Stars Wars Responds to White House Re: Death Star Stars Wars Responds to White House Re: Death Star

Earlier this week, the White House dashed the dreams of over 34,000 American citizens as they officially refused a petition to start production on the country’s very own functioning Death Star. Bummer, right? In their statement, the White House cited …