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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Strong In The Farce, They Are
Over 25,000 people have signed a petition asking the federal government to build a Death Star. While such a project is clearly beyond the current capabilities of all earthbound governments, the White House will have to respond to the petition, due to the number of signatures. I remember the Reagan administration advocating a space-borne missile defense system, dubbed "Star Wars" by its detractors, but a Death Star would cost even more than the Obama administration is willing to spend - or so I hope.