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Comedian Petitions Obama to Formally Label Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a ‘Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy’

Comedian Petitions Obama to Formally Label Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a ‘Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy’

By Josh Wolford February 26, 2014

Comedian Eugene Mirman has pretty solid proposal for how President Obama should handle Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. He should publicly call him a “ding-dong-boob-poopy.” Oh yeah, and then he should spend a little bit of time trying to convince the …

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

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People Petition White House To Ban Google Glass People Petition White House To Ban Google Glass
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Google Glass has some people spooked. They think that Glass turns those who wear the technology into a surveillance cyborg. Now some groups are calling upon the government to take action. Do you think Google Glass should be banned? Let …

White House Finally Responds To CISPA Petition White House Finally Responds To CISPA Petition
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CISPA is all but dead once again, and the Senate is moving ahead with its own cybersecurity legislation. That doesn’t mean the fight is over though. In fact, the Senate might just propose a bill that’s worse, but the White …

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 …

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. …

CISPA Petition Crosses 100,000 Signature Threshold CISPA Petition Crosses 100,000 Signature Threshold

After CISPA returned in February, privacy advocates started a “We The People” petition asking the White House to stand against the controversial legislation. It’s been a month since the petition was created, and advocates are one step closer to a …

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 …

White House Invites Developers To Hackathon White House Invites Developers To Hackathon

To its credit, the Obama administration has been far more tech savvy than any before it. One of its defining moments in this area was the building of the We The People Web site and making the software behind it …

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 …

White House Ups Signature Threshold for Petitions White House Ups Signature Threshold for Petitions
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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 …