19 Kids and Counting: Duggar Petition Site a Scam To Collect Email Addresses?

When the Duggar’s show 19 Kids and Counting was finally officially cancelled by TLC, fans of the show were livid. They took to comment sections of blogs, Twitter accounts, and Facebook pages by the score to vent their displeasure that…

Michelle Duggar Is Not Going Down Without A Fight

Michelle Duggar is not going down without a fight! The matriarch of TLC’s series 19 Kids and Counting is countering a petition that was created to get the show pulled off the air. Recently, Michelle and her husband Jim Bob…

19 Kids and Counting: Duggar Homophobia Petition Doubles Signatures Overnight

An online petition asking TLC to cancel the Duggars’ 19 Kids and Counting reality show saw its support numbers double overnight last night. The petition was started because of the alleged homophobic activities of Michelle Duggar and other Duggar family…

HIMYM Alternate Ending May Quell the Agitators

This weird thing called democracy sure has its problems sometimes doesn’t it? After the ninth season finale of the CBS series How I Met Your Mother aired on March 31, all heck seemed to break loose from the faithful viewers…

Petition Calls For Denmark To Ban Bestiality

The past two years have not been good for zoophiles in Europe. In 2013, Germany passed a bill banning bestiality and Sweden banned the practice earlier this year. Now animal rights activists have their sights set on Denmark – one…

Ozzie Smith and Budweiser Want to Make Opening Day a National Holiday

The White House’s We the People website is no stranger to odd petitions. After all, it was just last month when the White House was petitioned to allow beer drones for easy beer delivery and to deport Justin Bieber. Now,…

Teen Starts Petition: Make Plus-Size Disney Princess

Ever notice how Disney Princesses all resemble one another? Jewel Moor, a junior in high school from Farmville, Va., noticed their larger-than-life eyes to their irregularly small body proportion resemble one specific body-type: unrealistic. Moor has taken it upon herself…

Deport Justin Bieber? Why The Petition Is Pointless

Many people who cannot stand Justin Bieber’s music, voice, face or behavior absolutely understand the sentiment that went into the formation of a petition that is meant to get the young Canadian deported. Given his recent behavior, some feel that…

Duck Dynasty: #ISTANDWITHPHIL is Back on Twitter

Phil Robertson’s hashtag is back on Twitter #IStandWithPhil. The social media forum has apologized for “accidentally” blocking the link for the website for Robertson’s petition after his supporters expressed outrage and cried censorship. Now that the Twitter link is once…

Twitter Removes Block From Phil Robertson Petition

Duck Dynasty and Phil Robertson supporters were surprised to see an unsettling message on their Twitter pages, when they tried to link to “IStandWithPhil.com”, on Monday. The message read: “Oops! A URL in your Tweet appears to link to a…

Erin Cox Alongside Friends and Family Fight Back

Sometimes doing the right thing is apparently the wrong thing to do. Or as Oscar Wilde once said, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Several media outlets have picked up on the story of young Erin Cox, who is now trending…

Tim Tebow Rally Held by Jacksonville Fans

At 3:16 PM today, a group of Jacksonville Jaguars fans decided to hold a rally, which was to last for 3 hours and 16 minutes (all allusions to Tebow’s faith, of course), in order to convince the owners of the…

Mozilla Launches Petition Telling The NSA To Stop Watching Us

Mozilla has always been a staunch proponent of privacy. Its position hasn’t won the non-profit a lot of corporate friends, and its next move won’t win it many friends in government either. A bunch of privacy loving Web companies, including…

Tebow Fans’ Plea Hits White House Petition Site

The White House’s online petition website has been used to promote both serious and silly ideas since its debut. Petitions to build a death star or make an R. Kelly song the national anthem don’t seriously deserve the president’s time,…

White House Finally Responds To CISPA Petition, Says Cybersecurity Legislation Must Respect Privacy

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…

Over 94,000 Consumers Want Verizon To Drop Contracts

Wireless carrier contracts are just a way of life. Well, they used to be until T-Mobile rebranded itself as the unCarrier by getting rid of two-year contracts entirely. This led to some consumers demanding that Verizon do the same, and…

David Hasselhoff Wants to Save the Berlin Wall

It’s a well-known fact that David Hasselhoff is big in Germany. Now, “The Hoff” is seeking to preserve a piece of German history. The actor is protesting the removal of a section of the Berlin Wall. The section is one…

Anti-CISPA White House 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…

Gatorade Contains Flame Retardant No More: PepsiCo To Remove Controversial Ingredient

You may not know this, but certain citrus flavors of Gatorade contains an ingredient called brominated vegetable oil. The bromine chemical in the ingredient is somewhat controversial as it’s used in flame retardants. As such, it’s illegal to use as…

YouTube Users File Petition To Allow For The Use Of Third-Party Recording Tools

Should YouTube users be allowed to rip the content they like to their hard drive, much like a person would use a DVR to record a television show of interest? Some users believe they should have such capabilities, and so,…