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Asteroids Want to Destroy the Middle Class- and Women

Bob570 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 7:06 AM
I have an Idea, Lets take the Money we've been wasting on the UN, the Energy Department, the council of Foreign what ever, the Office of no Science, or technology, and half of NASA's, and give it to the Air Force. They'll waste a lot of it for sure, but they certainly have A better track record, over the last thirty years.

With science today largely funded by government, you knew it wouldn‘t be long before the recent asteroid encounter in Chelyabinsk, Russia would lead to well-meaning, but mostly hysterical cries that we MUST DO SOMETHING about it;  “something” that costs a lot of money; “something” that involves thick scientific studies; and- the best part- “something” that promises no results for the fifty-to-a-hundred thousand years of program costs, run by the central and federal  government of the US-of-A.

If we don’t do “something,” NOW they’ll say, we’ll risk plague, locusts, drought and the usual assortment of frogs lets loose by the...