White House Rejects ‘Death Star’ Petition

In a wonderful White House statement titled “This Isn’t the Petition Response You’re Looking For,” Paul Shawcross, Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House Office of Management and Budget, responded to a petition submitted to the White House’s “We the People” website. The petition was created on Nov. 14, 2012, urging the President to “secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.” Read more…

(The White House may be against blowing up planets, but where does that leave Pluto?)

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    Well we tried
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    Seriously? Why not build a fucking Death Star? Sounds fucking great. It would boost the economy, boost space exploration...
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    I mean I’d punt they’ll need the money. Pretty sure people will just donate the supplies.
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    You will pay the price for your lack of vision.
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