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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 …

Piers Morgan is Safe as White House Asks Gun Activist Petitioners to Remember the 1st Amendment Piers Morgan is Safe as White House Asks Gun Activist Petitioners to Remember the 1st Amendment
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The White House’s “We The People” online petition site has seen some ridiculous petitions gain steam over the past couple of months. First, there was the rash of secession petitions that popped up following President Obama’s reelection. Then, we saw …

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 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 …

The Republicans Want To Kill NASA, Says White House 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 …

The White House Says “We the People” Petitions Don’t Fall on Deaf Ears [Video] The White House Says “We the People” Petitions Don’t Fall on Deaf Ears [Video]
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Some people bemoan the seeming superficiality rampant on the internet (I’m often one of these people, to tell you the truth). Others fight an ongoing struggle against bills like SOPA, ACTA, C-11, and others that attempt to wrest digital freedom …

White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery
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As MPAA chairman, former Senator Chris Dodd had to address all of the SOPA backlash coming from every corner of the internet. And boy did he. Dodd went on a tear, calling the Wikipedia blackout an “abuse of power,” to …

SOPA Petition Demonstrates The Idiotic Bluntness Of Bill SOPA Petition Demonstrates The Idiotic Bluntness Of Bill
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When all else fails, I guess it doesn’t hurt to try to appeal to our basic human absurdity meters – that little radar engrained in (most) everyone’s mind that when tripped, helps them realize that something is simply too ridiculous …

SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects
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We’ve recently told you about the backlash coming from all angles concerning the Stop Online Piracy Act (PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act), a bill currently being debated in the halls of Congress that many feel would create the “Great Firewall of America.” The …

Student Loan Forgiveness Addressed By White House In Response To Online Petition Student Loan Forgiveness Addressed By White House In Response To Online Petition
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Back in September, the White House launched an online petition platform that they said would “give all Americans a way to create and sign petitions on a range of issues affecting our nation.” The platform, called We The People, is …