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Guns Gone Mad and Asteroids Gone Crazy

Ron781 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 9:53 AM
Are you sure we here in CA don't already have a program to track and destroy wayward asteroids? I bet our all Democrat government has set one up. It because we are so Progressive.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:08 PM
WHO ??? Moonbeam Browwn and the liberal,progressive idiots running your legislature?

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...