Is this for real or just an intergalactic joke?
The petition states that 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."
The petitioners are closing in on their goal of 25,000 signatures by December 14.
In movies, the Death Star of "Star Wars" fame is a fictional moon-sized space station and super weapon, according to Wikipedia, which says it is capable of destroying a planet with a single destructive energy beam. YIKES!