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Save Google Reader Petition Quickly Tops 100,000 Signatures Save Google Reader Petition Quickly 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
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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 R. Kelly’s ‘Ignition (Remix)’ the National Anthem Is the Most Important Petition
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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 Again Crosses Signature Threshold Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold
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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 Online Petition Cross New 100,000-Signature Threshold White House Sees First Online Petition Cross New 100,000-Signature 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 in Less Than Two Days
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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 …

Galactic Empire Responds to White House Petition Response 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 …

White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists
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About a month ago, I said that the White House’s “We The People” online petition site was “ensuring its legacy as a total joke.” I know, that’s pretty harsh. But at the time, it really looked like the experiment in …

White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets
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Sorry John D of Longmont, Colorado and the 34,000+ other who signed the Death Star petition: the White House has responded and the answer is no. The federal government will not be initiating a program to construct a functioning Death …

The White House Currently Has 48 Successful Petitions Waiting on Responses, Further Ensuring the Site’s Legacy as a Total Joke The White House Currently Has 48 Successful Petitions Waiting on Responses, Further Ensuring the Site’s Legacy as a Total Joke
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The We the People White House petition site opened up in the fall of 2011, as a place for Americans to rally other Americans behind causes that the U.S. Government could then respond to. It’s been in the news lately …

Death Star Petition Passes 25,000 Signatures, So You Know What That Means
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Your move, White House. Among the many pressing issues facing our great nation, the people have rallied together in support of the most pressing one of all: our reckless lack of functioning Death Stars. A petition asking the Obama administration …

Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site

UPDATE: The petition has crossed the 25,000 signature threshold. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: In the near future, it’s possible that the White House will actually have to respond to the people’s suggestion that the U.S. Government begin construction on our own Death …

If Texas Secedes, Austin Wants No Part in It [Secession Drama] If Texas Secedes, Austin Wants No Part in It [Secession Drama]
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Austin, Texas residents famously want to “keep Austin weird.” It looks like many of them also want to keep Austin a part of the United States. I’m sure you’ve been following the saga that is the secessionist agenda playing out …

As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam
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If the situation over at the White House petition site wasn’t already silly, now it’s official. As the number of petitions to allow states to secede from the United States continues to grow, there are now a couple of petitions …

Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site
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Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it’s the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week. Whatever the case, you should …

Online Petition To Allow YouTube to MP3 Conversion Tops 1 Million Signatures Online Petition To Allow YouTube to MP3 Conversion Tops 1 Million Signatures
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An online petition demanding YouTube to allow access for third party recording tools has topped 1.1 million signatures, and shows no signs of stopping. The petition, created by 21-year-old Philip Matesanz, asks Google to “break their silence and participate in …

The Republicans Want To Kill NASA, Says White House
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You remember the White House’s “We the People” initiative, right? Back in September of 2011, they launched the site as an online forum for user-submitted petitions. In short, a petition will receive an official response from the White House if …

“Bully” Documentary Releasing Unrated on March 30th

Just a couple of weeks after the MPAA reiterated their decision to keep the upcoming documentary Bully rated R, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated by the MPAA on March 30th. The film, which chronicles …

Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova
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We all know how the power of the Internet population’s voice can change opinions on a topic. Take SOPA for example — a subject where so many people have been speaking up about their opinions pertaining to how it affects …

Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions
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A petition on popular online petition site Change.org is gaining a lot of attention. Washington D.C.’s Mark Shields is petitioning Apple (and specifically CEO Tim Cook) to “Protect Workers Making iPhones in Chinese Factories.” In just a few days, the …