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Jan 12, 2013, 10:28 AM
 
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Jan 12, 2013, 11:06 AM
 
Yeah. That was a FANTASTIC response to that ridiculous petition.
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Jan 12, 2013, 11:45 AM
 
It's awesome that C3PO is the acronym of an actual program.

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Jan 12, 2013, 02:10 PM
 
Originally Posted by Mrjinglesusa View Post
Yeah. That was a FANTASTIC response to that ridiculous petition.
Very few know the backstory of this petition.

"May The Farce Be With You" - White House Responds To Imperial Death Star Petition | Zero Hedge

It was a thought experiment by ZH to show how stupid some premises of Keynesianism are. There is nothing ridiculous about it, unless you also label the current policies and goals of the US government and the Fed as ridiculous.

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Jan 13, 2013, 05:25 AM
 
Love the lack of boilerplate and how it encourages a creative response.
     
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Jan 14, 2013, 09:29 PM
 
Kickstarter that mofo.
     
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Jan 15, 2013, 09:36 AM
 
Could we at least build the laser part? We already have a moon, so, ya know, it'll be easy.
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Jan 15, 2013, 08:19 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Kickstarter that mofo.
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actual delivery: April 1, 2488...
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Jan 16, 2013, 03:07 PM
 
Personally, I think we need both

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