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White House: petitions – We the People (September 22, 2011)

White House – petitions: removing “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance (September 24, 2011)

The White House started an online petition process on September 22nd, with an initial staff review threshold of five thousand signatures for petitions submitted through the process. Several petitions have quickly reached that threshold.

The current leaders in signatures:

Legalize and Regulate Marijuana in a Manner Similar to Alcohol. 41,026  Signatures

Abolish the TSA, and use its monstrous budget to fund more sophisticated, less intrusive counter-terrorism intelligence. 22,855  Signatures

Call an Investigation into Allegations of Prosecutorial & Judicial Misconduct in the Case of Sholom Rubashkin 21,182  Signatures

Forgive Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy and Usher in a New Era of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Prosperity 19,906  Signatures

Edit the Pledge of Allegiance to remove the phrase “Under God”. 14,491  Signatures

Allow Industrial Hemp to be Grown in the U.S. Once Again 12,898  Signatures

There are a number of petitions concerning legalization of marijuana:

Allow United States Disabled Military Veterans access to medical marijuana to treat their PTSD. 502  Signatures

Give States the Freedom to Establish Their Own Marijuana Laws. 8,128  Signatures

Stop Interfering With State Marijuana Legalization Efforts 11,396  Signatures

Legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana. 12,391  Signatures

Legalize and Regulate Marijuana in a Manner Similar to Alcohol. 41,033  Signatures

There are other petitions on issues of concern to some which will or will not garner signatures, depending on one’s grasp of reality and/or medication schedule:

form a presidential commission to investigate the covert use of mind control technologies on American citizens. 214  Signatures

prohibit all federal agencies from promoting, endorsing, or funding fluoridation of the public drinking water. 1,273  Signatures

Immediately disclose the government’s knowledge of and communications with extraterrestrial beings 3,379  Signatures

formally acknowledge an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race – Disclosure. 5,790  Signatures

Dr. Strangelove!:

“…It’s incredibly obvious, isn’t it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of the individual. Certainly without any choice. That’s the way your hard-core Commie works…”

As of this writing there are 89 petitions on the site. Is this a great country, or what?