Sign the Death Star petition
With the fiscal cliff looming in less than three weeks, the defense budget is on the chopping block. NASA's funding has already been slashed and its highest-profile program of the past several decades--the space shuttle--is gone.
But one enterprising American, John D. of
John D writes:
We petition the Obama administration to: Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016. Those who sign here petition the
By focusing our defense resources into a space-superiority platform and weapon system such as a Death Star, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration, and more, and strengthen our national defense.
We the people petitions have one month to achieve a threshold of 25,000 signatures, and John's hit its goal with a day to spare.
As much as science fiction nerds of all stripes might love to see a Death Star come into reality, the likelihood that the government will build a superweapon the size of the moon is unfortunately nil.
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