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  • (Beam Me Up!) - IRS Calls 'Star Trek' Parody Video a Mistake

    03/23/2013 8:24:42 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | March 22, 2013 | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) Nobody's going to win an Emmy for a parody of the TV show "Star Trek" filmed by Internal Revenue Service employees at an agency studio in Maryland.</p> <p>Instead, the IRS got a rebuke from Congress for wasting taxpayer dollars.</p>
  • Beam me up, Yoda: Obama flubs 'Star Trek' term

    03/01/2013 2:42:29 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 68 replies ^ | 3/1/12 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    Beam me up, Yoda: Obama flubs 'Star Trek' term By DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) He's not a dictator and won't entertain the idea of a "Jedi mind-meld" with opponents. There's no "secret formula or special sauce" he can slip foes to make them see things his way. And not to worry, he says, the situation may look dire but won't be an "apocalypse." So who was the guy in a suit and tie who showed up Friday in the White House briefing room, mixing metaphors and references to "Star Wars" and "Star Trek"? "I am not a dictator. I'm...
  • Obama: I can't do 'Jedi mind meld'

    03/01/2013 11:04:28 AM PST · by ColdOne · 44 replies
    President Barack Obama, seeking to illustrate Friday that he has done all he can to avert sequester cuts, invoked a few memorable analogies. First there was one from the movie "Star Wars" -- although he mixed up his space dramas a bit. ~~SNIP~~ the fact that they don't take it, means that I should somehow do a Jedi mindmeld with these folks and convince them to do what's right,