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#Homeland #union #iww #ows #occupy #p2 #tlot #tcot White House Says No to Death Star, Secession http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/01/12/white_house_rejects_petitions_on_death_star_secession.html The White House is on a dream-crushing roll lately. First it said no to the almost 35,000 people who signed a petition requesting that the administration “begin construction of a Death Star by 2016,” and then rejected several petitions requesting various states be given the right to secede from the United States. Although the answer is the same, the tone of the responses are very different. In one, the response is written with tongue partly in cheek, while the other one calls on Americans to come together. It’s hardly surprising which one is a more fun read, but they both show the White House wasn’t lying when it said tha...