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Naive Americans Continue to Sign Internet Petitions as Obama Laughs and Laughs

Riley Waggaman | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Riley Waggaman

It was clear from its inception that the White House's "We the People" internet petition system was a shameless public relations gimmick perhaps only ...

The White House Isn't Going To Respond To Petition To Arrest Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics

The White House on Friday declined to respond to a petition to arrest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The petition, created on March 1...

Here's Why Justin Bieber Needs A Time Out. In Canada. By Means Of Deportation.

Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.03.2014 | Celebrity

Recently, the White House petition to deport Justin Bieber and revoke his visa reached 100,000 signatures, requiring an official response from 1600 Pe...

Petition Requests Miley Cyrus Hit Become National Anthem

Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Fresh off the record-breaking debut of her music video for "We Can't Stop," pop princess Miley Cyrus now has 766 more reasons to rejoice. That's th...

Maybe White House Petitions Aren't Totally Useless

www.slate.com | Posted 03.06.2013 | Impact

At first the concept seemed thrilling: Get enough people on the Internet to sign on to a petition—any petition—and the White House would respond. ...

Gerry Smith

White House: It Should Be Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology

The White House responded to public pressure Monday and expressed support for allowing consumers to use their cell phones on other wireless networks. ...

Obama May Have To Explain Why Unlocking Cell Phones Is Now Illegal

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Technology

In January, unlocking a cell phone became illegal. But on Thursday, those unhappy with the change gained a small victory when a petition to legalize t...

White House Announces Big Change For Petition Program

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

The White House announced Tuesday that petitions submitted through its online platform will now need 100,000 signatures to warrant an administration r...

This Might Be The Internet's Most Important White House Petition Ever

Gawker | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology

Is the United States falling behind on chillness? Has American lost its chillness edge to chill rivals? Will our children suffer from the chillness ga...

Facing 80 Years In Prison, Medical Marijuana Provider Gets Support

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Chris Williams was working as a medical marijuana provider in Helena, Mont. in 2011 when federal agents raided the greenhouse he was in charge of and ...

Jason Linkins

There Is Now A White House Petition To Stop All The White House Petitions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days ago, the White House "We The People" online petition tool became the venue of sour grape-chewing secession enthusiasts, who to...

Jason Linkins

Residents In 50 States File Petitions To Secede From United States

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

As you may have heard, residents in most of these United States have used the "We The People" online petition tool -- previously best known as the pri...

The White House's We The People Petition Website: First Year Report Card

J.H. Snider | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
J.H. Snider

It's time for the one year report card. Fortunately, the White House has released a wealth of statistics touting the success of We the People.

Lee Speigel

White House: There's No Evidence Of ETs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 01.07.2012 | Weird News

There's no evidence of any extraterrestrial life and "no credible information to suggest that any evidence is being hidden from the public's eye." ...

Lucia Graves

White House Rejects Petition To Legalize Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has rejected several marijuana legalization petitions, one of which called on the federal government to stop interfering...