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Guns Gone Mad and Asteroids Gone Crazy

Michael in the P/R of ATL Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 9:16 AM
There are signs when you drive out of O'Hare in Chicago, touting that it's a nuclear-free-zone". I'm guessing most of you are not surprised?

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...