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03 February 2010

How to Kill NASA

Scienceblogs token conservative, physicist Matt Springer, explains it all quite neatly here. It's a great little article - I'm surprised it hasn't gotten more play. I highly recommend reading it - though it may get your blood boiling, as with so much about this president. No, let's pour hundreds of billions into educating the ineducable - that's so much more productive. In his 2011 budget, Obama is proposing completely new spending programs on education that are equal to the entire NASA budget.

In my darker moods I admit to sometimes fantasizing about a military coup reversing the mad destructive course we've been on - but then I hear General Casey intone that he'd rather see 13 American soldiers be slaughtered than jeopardize diversity, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs proclaim that eliminating "Don't Ask/Don't Tell" is simply the right thing to do and that's that, and I realize we are so far gone any reversal is beyond even the most forlorn hope. It's a matter of how slow or fast the death will be.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't know.

A lot of WN's seem to predict a rapid demise of the USA. A sort of RaHoWa.

I don't buy this.

More than likely, the USA will have a slow and steady decline toward Third World status.

It will be imperceptible at first. Economic growth will slowly start to taper off.

Then, 15 to 20 years from now (when the workforce is heavily NAM), economic growth will become stagnate or even negative.

Everyone in the MSM will wonder why and much will made over what to do.

Of course, there will be no solutions.

Finally, by 2040 or so, the USA will resemble Brazil: most will live in poverty and a small caste of rich will live in gated communities guarded by armed guards.

Oh, well. Best not to dwell too much on bad news.

Live for today. Tomorrow is uncertain.

February 04, 2010 11:13 PM  
Blogger Tino said...

NASA is one of the few things the government does that there is a real reason to. People like space exploration, but there is a coordination problem in paying for it.

The U.S will not become Brazil. It will become California (with worse federal institutions).
Even today minorities in America do better than Brazilians.

February 05, 2010 12:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"The U.S will not become Brazil. It will become California (with worse federal institutions).
Even today minorities in America do better than Brazilians."

This is probably true, but California is pretty much bankrupt.

This does not bode well for the USA.

February 05, 2010 11:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Easily I to but I dream the collection should prepare more info then it has.

February 08, 2010 12:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

These Republicans will be crying when they realize the places like Wall Street are heavily liberal and Democrat. Just look at Goldman Sachs execs giving all that money to Obama campaign, just wait until they can now give corporate money as well. Plus look at where Wall Street hires its new people, the get them from the Ivy League which is also heavily liberal and Democratic. It is a myth that Wall Street is conservative, and even that its been Republican.


February 08, 2010 7:45 PM  
Blogger Dutch Boy said...

Anyone who puts any faith in generals or admirals had best think again. The military critic John T. Reed calls the selection process for them: "The U.S. military’s 30-year, marathon, single-elimination, suck-up tournament (How America selects it generals)."

February 11, 2010 4:12 AM  
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February 15, 2010 1:02 PM  

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