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Solon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-27-06 09:36 PM
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10. You know, if we actually cut the Pentagon budget by like...
I don't know, 20-30% we could pay down our debt, pay for Social Security, UHC, and other Social Programs, and increase NASA's budget more than enough to pay for ALL their missions. Even then, we would still outspend the other top 10 military budgets in the world, COMBINED. We are certifiably insane!
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  -Tight funds put space missions on the chopping block (Popular Science/CNN) eppur_se_muova  Apr-27-06 06:21 PM   #0 
  - But, but, but...  dweeb   Apr-27-06 06:22 PM   #1 
  - Von Braun was excited about the possibility of space travel, but  Boojatta   Apr-27-06 06:26 PM   #2 
  - Didn't we already reach the moon?  merwin   Apr-27-06 06:48 PM   #3 
  - We want to go back. There might be water there.  magellan   Apr-27-06 06:53 PM   #4 
     - Wow's that's the first time I've seen anyone quote from the Time album  Frank Cannon   Apr-27-06 07:03 PM   #6 
        - I love that album  magellan   Apr-27-06 07:14 PM   #8 
           - Time was an unsung masterpiece  Frank Cannon   Apr-28-06 05:43 AM   #12 
              - Out of the Blue was another goodie  magellan   Apr-28-06 10:45 PM   #18 
  - It's not so much that Halliburton isn't getting a cut from NASA  brentspeak   Apr-27-06 06:57 PM   #5 
  - Well, what's more important?  Erika   Apr-27-06 07:06 PM   #7 
  - sad  muryan   Apr-27-06 09:15 PM   #9 
  - You know, if we actually cut the Pentagon budget by like...  Solon   Apr-27-06 09:36 PM   #10 
  - Ssshhhh...."if we actually cut the Pentagon budget ".......  Robeson   Apr-28-06 04:37 PM   #17 
  - I swear Karl Rove came up with the lunar mission  Qutzupalotl   Apr-28-06 01:33 AM   #11 
  - I'm all for space exploration..  sendero   Apr-28-06 06:37 AM   #13 
  - Two MANNED spacecraft. Unmanned spaceflight is a different situation.  eppur_se_muova   Apr-28-06 11:35 AM   #14 
     - That's..  sendero   Apr-28-06 01:53 PM   #15 
  - How much of the Michael Skok platform will this administration drop?  Boojatta   Apr-28-06 04:12 PM   #16 
 

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