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Asteroids Want to Destroy the Middle Class- and Women

Don L Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 9:43 AM
Once again the poltroons have found a new crisis to exploit. Certainly we must spend more money on programs that haven't worked, don't work, and can't work. We have obviously solved all the most pressing problems we face.

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...