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Guns Gone Mad and Asteroids Gone Crazy

Selah Green Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 10:16 AM
of more dollars to enrich their sponsors through more pointless huge government rescue programs, why not? It's what they do. What they don't understand is that THEY are the dinosaurs of this age.

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...