Posts Tagged: petition

Petitioning the Government Doesn’t Guarantee Success

Read this before you sign another petition. What makes a proper petition? And are they useful? We Americans love our petitions, but too many don’t understand how they work. A well-written petition, directed to the appropriate target, can be an important tool to create change, but it can’t stand alone. Our Constitution’s First Amendment guarantees… Read more »

5 Reasons Why the White House Response to the Death Star Petition Was Genius

Back in November 2012, someone posted on the White House’s “We The People” site petitioning the federal government to secure funding and resources to build a Death Star by 2016. We The People is an online petition website that allows any citizen to make a suggestion, and if it receives 25,000 votes, the White House… Read more »

White House Petition Affecting Government Employees

I have created a petition on We The People aimed at allowing leave donated under Federal Leave-Share provisions to be considered tax deductible. The aim is to increase leave donated to increase Federal productivity by limiting use-or-lose leave, while increasing the amount of leave available for qualified leave-share recipients to use to cope with illness,… Read more »

Stop the Meter – A Campaign against internet metering @ http://openmedia.ca/

Dear Internet Supporters, Last week the CRTC made a decision that, while disappointing, was nevertheless a small a step in the right direction. It rolled back 15% of the usage fee profits big telecom wanted to extract from indie ISPs. This is a big deal, and it shows that we’re turning the tides on this… Read more »