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Obama online petition site: Direct
democracy or empty gesture?

Washington Times, by Patrick Hruby

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/12/2013 5:40:07 AM

We, the People have spoken. We have shouted from the rooftops, typed from our desktops, clicked from our laptops. We have visited the official White House petition website — nearly 3 million of us, to be precise — and exercised our First Amendment right to let our duly (and newly) re-elected President Barack Obama know exactly what we would like the federal government to accomplish, including and in no particular order: 1. Deport television talk host and British national Piers Morgan; 2. Formally acknowledge that space aliens are real, and have walked — probed? — among us;

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Remember how your first grade teacher would pass out coloring pages when she was going to be busy? Well, this is the equivalent. We should put away our crayons.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/12/2013 6:07:09 AM     (No. 9112068)

Oh, it´s empty gesture for sure, just like everything else with the empty suit.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 1/12/2013 7:23:37 AM     (No. 9112140)

It is a way for the obama administration to add names and email addresses of the dissenters to their list and add names and email addresses of their "pretend friends" to their list.

It is a harvesting exercise, nothing more.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 1/12/2013 7:39:07 AM     (No. 9112152)

Its for taking names of those that would oppose him on his gun grab. One night in the darkest of dark his goone squad will visit you.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Triggerberg, 1/12/2013 8:12:39 AM     (No. 9112201)

This petition business is as significant as all of those the ´break-out sessions´ zero was so fond of at the start of his first term. Just another faculty lounge exercise designed to bolster the incompotent one´s feeling of superiority. And like the break-out sessions, the petitions will lead to nothing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: AltaD, 1/12/2013 11:00:23 AM     (No. 9112525)

There as productive as the suggestions box we had in our high school cafeteria.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/12/2013 1:38:24 PM     (No. 9112829)

Never would I visit any .gov sites or WH sites unless ABSOLUTELY necessary. They are collectors of information, to use AGAINST we the people. I warn all my friends not to use any google sites as well including gmail. It all goes into the Obama information repository. It´s better to stay as far under the radar as possible.

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