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Racist Google Maps Searches Pointed Users at the White House

Racist Google Maps Searches Pointed Users at the White House

By Josh Wolford May 20, 2015

This post contains language some may find offensive. I guess it’s the trendy thing to mess with Google Maps these days. Google has apologized and fixed what appears to be some third-party shenanigans that pointed users to the White House …

Jay Carney Is Amazon’s New VP of Corporate Affairs Jay Carney Is Amazon’s New VP of Corporate Affairs

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has spent the last year as a contributor to CNN, but now he’s stepping back into the realm of PR. Politico reports that Amazon has tapped Carney to be the new Senior Vice …

Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee

We now know a little bit more about the guy who crashed a drone into the White House lawn in the early morning hours on Monday. The Secret Service has confirmed that the man is a government employee, who works …

Drone Found on White House Grounds, Posed No Threat

The White House was on lockdown early Monday morning as the Secret Service combed the perimeter after discovering a small device on the grounds. That device has now been described as a small drone. According to the White House, there’s …

Marlo Thomas To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Marlo Thomas is one of the 19 recipients receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the White House. The medal is the highest civilian honor given to “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests …

Medium Now Counts Barack Obama Among Its Users Medium Now Counts Barack Obama Among Its Users

The White House announced that the president has joined Medium, the blogging platform Twitter co-founder Evan Williams launched roughly a year ago. Lindsay Holst and Kori Schulman wrote in a post on The White House blog on Thursday: We’re really …

White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years

We the People, the White House’s oft-beleaguered but still culturally relevant and surprisingly popular online petition site, just turned three. So, how’s it doing? Pretty good, in terms of participation. The White House has just released the numbers and in …

White House Evacuated Following Bizarre Incident

Which politician would you logically expect to be the most secure individual on the planet? Many of us would quickly answer President Barack Obama. Following a bizarre incident where an individual somehow got too close for comfort, some tough questions …

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and Sarah Palin: White House Running Mates?

Sarah Palin is a Phil Robertson fan. When introducing Robertson to a group of conservatives at the Annual Republican Leadership Conference, Palin praised the Duck Dynasty patriarch as a “self-made entrepreneur”, an “educator and a church elder who inspires others …

Google’s Megan Smith Is Your New US Chief Technology Officer Google’s Megan Smith Is Your New US Chief Technology Officer

The new Chief Technology Officer of the United States is a Googler. The White House has announced that Megan Smith, vice president at Google X, will be your next CTO. Smith co-founded Google’s Solve for X and as VP of …

‘Mike Brown Law’ Petition to Make All Cops Wear Cameras Tops White House Threshold ‘Mike Brown Law’ Petition to Make All Cops Wear Cameras Tops White House Threshold

A petition to require all state, county, and local police officers to wear body cameras has blown past the signature threshold on The White House’s We The People online petition site in just a week. This prompts The White House, …

Marijuana Legalization: The White House Fights Back

One by one, states are taking matters into their own hands and legalizing marijuana in one form or another. For some, it is for medicinal purposes, commonly called “medical marijuana”. For others, they simply go the route of either “decriminalizing” …

Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts

Female rock and roll legend Linda Ronstadt was unable to make her induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last April due to Parkinson’s disease. However, with the assistance of a military aide who brought Ronstadt into …

Tim Howard National Airport Has a Nice Ring to It, So Do Your Patriotic Duty and Sign This Petition

It’s the morning after a USA World Cup loss so you’re understandably a bit depressed. It was such a good run and we came so close to somehow pulling out the victory over Belgium. But look at it this way …

White House Makes It Easier to Sign Petitions White House Makes It Easier to Sign Petitions

The White House’s online petition site We The People, despite its many flaws and shortcomings, is pretty damn popular. According to the White House, it has over 14 million users and has logged over 21 million signatures in the couple …

Christina Hendricks Pushes For Family-Friendly Work Policies, Campaigns To End ‘Mad Men’ Era

On Monday, Mad Men star Christina Hendricks spoke at the White House Summit on Working Families where she shared her views on current policies for women in the workplace. According to reports, the United States is the only developed nation …

George W. Bush Undergoes Partial Knee Replacement

Former President George W. Bush underwent a partial knee replacement in Chicago on Saturday and returned back home to Texas on Monday. His spokesman Freddy Ford said via an email statement on Tuesday that he was “doing great,” and was …