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Guns Gone Mad and Asteroids Gone Crazy

Ken5061 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 9:59 AM
Pardon this crummy computer.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:06 PM
Excuses, excuses; We know you were dropped on your head as a baby.

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...