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Old 08-05-2012, 02:58 PM
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NASA is kept on a leash because "they" don't want us out there yet. Not sure if they have pointed ears though!
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:19 PM
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That's a fallacy.
NASA accomplishes nothing in 40 years and proponents say throw more money at it. That's not going to solve the wasteful spending. This country is already in recession from that concept.

It's not a fallacy, they have a small budget. I never suggested putting more money into it, in fact I agree with you. Right now there are too many other domestic priorities to worry about. I wasn't suggesting any sort of action, just pointing out that the money Nasa gets represents a tiny fraction of the Federal government. It's essentially an afterthought.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:26 PM
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It's not a fallacy, they have a small budget. I never suggested putting more money into it, in fact I agree with you. Right now there are too many other domestic priorities to worry about. I wasn't suggesting any sort of action, just pointing out that the money Nasa gets represents a tiny fraction of the Federal government. It's essentially an afterthought.

Are you sure it's not a fallacy?
Because suggesting a larger budget for an organization that has wasted what little money it's has seems absolutely the definition of flawed.
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Are you sure it's not a fallacy?
Because suggesting a larger budget for an organization that has wasted what little money it's has seems absolutely the definition of flawed.
I just told you, I'm not suggesting a larger budget. That didn't come from me at all
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:31 PM
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Yet you offered this as an exccuse?
What meaning did you mean I take from it?
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That one of the reasons you aren't seeing the results that you would like to see is that NASA does not receive a large budget. Quite frankly, it's amazing that they get done what they do with what they receive. I do not favor increasing the budget at this time, because I feel that there are larger priorities.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:34 PM
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Now that we've rounded that bush a couple times, can I now say that you are suggesting a larger budget?
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:37 PM
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No, because there are bigger domestic priorities. I'd be more interested in infrastructure spending right now.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:43 PM
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What's the difference? Now or later the perception is that you think Nasa needs a larger budge to solve it's problems.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:47 PM
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I don't share your opinion of NASA. I don't see NASA as a high priority, but I do not share your negative outlook on it either. I actually believe they do better than other Federal agencies when it comes to efficiency.
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