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I call BS

White House rejects 'Death Star' petition
Pastel by Rachel Weiner en J ankara: Mit, 20 13 at t 1: 13 am
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The [mama administration will not be
building a Death Star.
Responding to a petition on the White
House Web site, science and technology
adviser Paul Shapiro's tells disappointed
Star Wars" fans, "This Isn' t the Petition
Response Youd Looking For."
The White House will not realm he Death Star. {say Shapiro's trellised that at
quadrillion, the taost was simply too high
in a time of tight budgets. Moreover "the
administration does not support blowing up planets" And anyway, "Why would we spend
countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by
a one- man starship?"
chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House suffice of
Management and Budget, went on to argue that the various space projects the White House
has launched are at least as cool as a Death Star. (
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User avatar #55 - masdercheef (01/13/2013) [-]
"Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?"

Because we don't have one-man starfighters, of course.
User avatar #57 to #55 - Crusader (01/13/2013) [-]
But once it is built, what is to stop one man starfighters from being built?
User avatar #58 to #57 - captfuckhead ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
...a giant, planet-destroying space station?
User avatar #59 to #58 - Crusader (01/13/2013) [-]
Dude, it's like saying
Once this giant cannon is built, what to stop people from using pistols, the giant cannon of course
Have you ever tried aiming a giant cannon? Much less aiming a giant space station?
Hell, if some punk kid that grew up on the desert asshole of that universe managed to blow it up, what's to stop some maniac from the desert asshole of this planet from blowing it up?
User avatar #60 to #59 - captfuckhead ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
....metal detectors and dogs at the airport?
#83 to #60 - beerterror (01/13/2013) [-]
you're smooth man
you're smooth man
User avatar #85 to #83 - captfuckhead ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
Question is, are we talking about a farmboy or the sand people?
#68 to #60 - youxbarstard (01/13/2013) [-]
Yes, this is perfect.
Yes, this is perfect.
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#65 to #24 - walnoot (01/13/2013) [-]
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#21 - HARTATTACK (01/13/2013) [-]
pussy liberals always afraid to build super space stations capable of obliterating the only planet we live on. Next they'll want to take out blasters away and give Sand People equal rights! over my dead body
#49 to #21 - luthervonappledorf (01/13/2013) [-]
This is why Sand People will never have equal rights.
#46 - tarnis (01/13/2013) [-]
#36 - thebestperson (01/13/2013) [-]
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#2 - davidavidson (01/12/2013) [-]
>$850 Quadrillion
User avatar #9 to #2 - coletaylor (01/13/2013) [-]
looks like the U.S. medic on bf3
#11 to #9 - trojanmannn (01/13/2013) [-]
dude what
#39 - vegetatheprince (01/13/2013) [-]
A shame, but I give them kudos for playing along with it.
#4 - mycathascancer (01/12/2013) [-]
not cool obama
not cool obama
#16 to #4 - davidavidson (01/13/2013) [-]
Dat so racist! Talkin' bad about my negro leader is the most raciss ever!!!!!!!1111111
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#95 to #79 - Muppetz (01/15/2013) [-]
"Christ, I miss the cold war."
User avatar #14 - ltpraptor (01/13/2013) [-]
>responds to a petition about building a Death Star
>still hasn't responded to the petitions about secession
>lol wut
User avatar #15 to #14 - davidavidson (01/13/2013) [-]
Welcome to America
#27 to #14 - noghri (01/13/2013) [-]
Derp: https:// petitions .whitehouse. gov/response/our-states-remain-united
User avatar #37 to #14 - daentraya (01/13/2013) [-]
What's a secession? I'm too lazy to google what it means
User avatar #40 to #37 - ltpraptor (01/13/2013) [-]
>types comment asking funnyjunk what secession means because he's too lazy to google it
>lol wut
User avatar #43 to #40 - daentraya (01/13/2013) [-]
I really just want an idiotically simple explanation
User avatar #47 to #43 - ltpraptor (01/13/2013) [-]
It means to break apart from the country as a whole, and become a new country.
User avatar #53 to #47 - daentraya (01/13/2013) [-]
I have no idea of what's going on in america.. Who wishes to do this, and hows it going with it?
User avatar #56 - fasthink (01/13/2013) [-]
I would like to see a space elevator built so we can start sending more stuff up there...
User avatar #42 - vonspyder ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
Since when the **** did any magical fairy princessistration really give a **** about the budget or the debt?! We demanded a Death Star so open up the ******* coffers and build it you ************* !
#51 - anon (01/13/2013) [-]
"does not support blowing up planets" lol
#19 - anon (01/13/2013) [-]
Ha. It was posted by Rachel Weiner.
User avatar #8 - xxstylo (01/13/2013) [-]
No one noticed at the top , Rachel weiner?
#62 - crazedace (01/13/2013) [-]
Sooo, if i started a petition on "We the People" to replace all Obamacare funding, Social Security dollars, and other various taxes (yall can help name them i'm sure) to the construction of a Death Star, would yall sign it?
#69 to #62 - ICEDgrunge (01/13/2013) [-]
I need white teeth
I need white teeth
#75 to #66 - anon (01/13/2013) [-]
dumb ass
#64 to #62 - davidavidson (01/13/2013) [-]
No
No
User avatar #78 - albertjester ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
in other news, russia, china and great britain have begun building one man starships of varying levels of quality
#74 - felixjarl ONLINE (01/13/2013) [-]
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