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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 Just Uploaded This Stephen Hawking Video The White House Just Uploaded This Stephen Hawking Video

The White House uploaded this brief video of Stephen Hawking to its official YouTube channel today. The clip comes from an August 2009 interview. “As a small boy, I used to take things apart,” says Hawking. “I wanted to find …

White House Speaks Out On U.S. Rejecting UN Internet Treaty White House Speaks Out On U.S. Rejecting UN Internet Treaty

Last week, there was much rejoicing after the U.S. and other nations firmly rejected a UN treaty that sought to regulate the Internet on an international level. There’s been a lot of talk about the conference since then, but the …

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 …

Does Free Speech Matter When The Internet Itself Is In Danger Of Breaking? Does Free Speech Matter When The Internet Itself Is In Danger Of Breaking?
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The ITU conference has one more day to go before it winds down on December 14. Until then, a proposal that would lead to governmental regulation of the Internet could be put forward despite some countries taking similar proposals off …

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 …

The White House Is Now on Pinterest The White House Is Now on Pinterest

If you’ve been following politics and social media for the past few years, it shouldn’t surprise you that Obama’s White House is making another move into another form of social media. This time, it’s Pinterest that’s welcoming the official residence …

Bo Obama Is Perplexed by Bo Obama Christmas Decoration [VIDEO] Bo Obama Is Perplexed by Bo Obama Christmas Decoration [VIDEO]
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If people could set aside thier political affiliations for two seconds (hard, but more possible now than a month ago), they might just be able to reach a consensus on one thing: The first dog is cute as hell. The …

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 …

White House Was Attacked By Hackers Over The Weekend White House Was Attacked By Hackers Over The Weekend

If you listen to the media, cyberattacks are scary events that can bring down an entire nation with a few strokes of a keyboard. In reality, some people have their passwords and usernames stolen. It’s really not that bad in …

Randy Blythe, Lamb Of God Fans Take To Twitter To Petition White House To Aid Singer’s Freedom Randy Blythe, Lamb Of God Fans Take To Twitter To Petition White House To Aid Singer’s Freedom
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As recently reported, Randy Blythe, vocalist for the metal band Lamb of God, was arrested and charged with manslaughter, after an incident at a show, where an audience member was injured, and later died from those injuries. Blythe was detained …

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 …

Obama to Sign Executive Order Easing Broadband Deployment Obama to Sign Executive Order Easing Broadband Deployment

The White House has announced today that President Obama will sign an Executive Order tomorrow, requiring government agencies that manage Federal property to consolidate their methods for Leasing Federal land for broadband deployment. The White House states that this order …

McAfee CEO to Deliver Speech at White House McAfee CEO to Deliver Speech at White House

Co-president of McAfee Security Solutions, Michael DeCesare, will be delivering a speech at the White House tomorrow titled, “Building Cybersecurity Partnerships and Promoting Voluntary Action: Stopping Botnets”. The event, held in the Indian Treaty Room from 8:30 PM to 9:45 …

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator is Retiring White House Cybersecurity Coordinator is Retiring

The timing of this announcement is odd, especially when you consider the ongoing struggle with CISPA, ACTA, and whatever SOPA derivatives remain, but what we have is the retirement of Howard Schmidt, previously the White House’s Cybersecurity Coordinator. When he …

White House Openly Opposes CISPA, Threatens To Veto White House Openly Opposes CISPA, Threatens To Veto

Last week, we reported on a White House representative publicly denouncing CISPA. It seemed odd then that CISPA was never officially called out in the denouncement. Well, the White House has finally come out with an official letter detailing their …

Iran, Syria Receive New Sanctions for Using Technology Against Protesters Iran, Syria Receive New Sanctions for Using Technology Against Protesters

The White House announced an executive order today that details new sanctions on Iran and Syria due to each country’s use of technology for the cause of human rights abuse. The sanctions include a provision to ban U.S. visas against …

Susan Sarandon Claims She Was Denied Security Clearance to White House Susan Sarandon Claims She Was Denied Security Clearance to White House
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Susan Sarandon, in case you haven’t heard, is a liberal, and she’s not ashamed share her frequently unpopular thoughts and opinions with the world. During a 75-minute chat sponsored by the Tribeca Film Festival, the “Thelma & Louise” star admitted …

White House Openly Criticizes CISPA After Cybersecurity Briefing White House Openly Criticizes CISPA After Cybersecurity Briefing
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While the Internet has been increasing its opposition to CISPA over the past few weeks, the White House has been relatively quiet on the issue. The administration broke its silence last night when it announced its opposition to the controversial …