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Old Jan 11, 2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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White House says no to building Imperial Death Star

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/res...-youre-looking

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The Administration shares your desire for job creation and a strong national defense, but a Death Star isn't on the horizon. Here are a few reasons:
  • The construction of the Death Star has been estimated to cost more than $850,000,000,000,000,000. We're working hard to reduce the deficit, not expand it.
  • The Administration does not support blowing up planets.
  • Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?

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Old Jan 12, 2013, 12:06 AM   #2
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:21 AM   #3
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White House says NO to building Imperial Death Star

yet one more reasons to hate Obama..

White House says NO to building Imperial Death Star...Damn you Obama!!

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...-no/?hpt=hp_c1

Sad they will not go forward with this....
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If they did build it, think how cool it would be to constantly have Darth Vaders theme played over the intercom system...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bzWSJG93P8

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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:25 AM   #4
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yet one more reasons to hate Obama..

White House says NO to building Imperial Death Star...Damn you Obama!!



Sad they will not go forward with this....
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If they did build it, think how cool it would be to constantly have Darth Vaders theme played over the intercom system...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bzWSJG93P8
Link to article?
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:27 AM   #5
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Link to article?
sorry...


http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...-no/?hpt=hp_c1
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:34 AM   #6
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This is the better link you're looking for:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/response/isnt-petition-response-youre-looking
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 08:48 AM   #7
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This is the better link you're looking for:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/res...-youre-looking
Dang Jedi mind tricks.

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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:04 AM   #8
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I can live without the deathstar, what I want to see if some real lightsabers.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:24 AM   #9
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Somebody in OMB has an excellent sense of humor. Who knew?

It always makes my day when a spokesperson (doesn't matter if it's government, corporation, NGO, military, whatever) shows a light touch that's actually responsive to whatever the query is.

It's easy to forget that there are real people out there in the generic offices and that some of them are clever.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:27 AM   #10
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Dang Jedi mind tricks.

MOD NOTE: Keep it out of PRSI please.

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It wasn't in PRSI was it? I thought I posted it in community.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:35 AM   #11
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It wasn't in PRSI was it? I thought I posted it in community.
No, but SilentPanada posted the story about 7 hours before you, hence the merge.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 09:46 AM   #12
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No, but SilentPanada posted the story about 7 hours before you, hence the merge.
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 11:28 AM   #13
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Well that sucks, I was really looking forward to us getting a Death Star...
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Well that sucks, I was really looking forward to us getting a Death Star...
We just have to inspire the Russians to build one, then we'll get ours!
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 12:02 PM   #15
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Maybe they were set to build one but the plans were stolen?
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 12:49 PM   #16
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With Romney it would have been a given...
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 01:52 PM   #18
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Well that sucks, I was really looking forward to us getting a Death Star...
Do not call it the death star. It should be called the Freedom Star
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At least we tried.
Not really any arguments going on to put it in PRSI still unless I missed something... not that it really matters either way I suppose.
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Do not call it the death star. It should be called the Freedom Star
"Homeland Security Star" ?
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Further proof that Obama is Rebel Alliance mole.
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If it was a choice between a Death Star and Newt's Moonbase Alpha, I'd personally rather have the latter.
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I like how they calculated an estimate.
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If it was a choice between a Death Star and Newt's Moonbase Alpha, I'd personally rather have the latter.
Newt Gingrich is your man then.
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Maybe they were set to build one but the plans were stolen?
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