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The Space Program

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YAY! LET’S SHOOT OUR TAX MONIES INTO SPACE! YIPPEE!

From today’s New York Times; “Millions of Children Face “Dire” Wait for Hunger Aid” The US has spent $486 billion over 57 years on human spaceflight, an average of $8.3 billion a year. Long before this terrible pandemic struck I could not understand why, when our infrastructure was/is crumbling, when our people were/are going hungry, … Continue reading

SO GLAD THIS THREE TRILLION AND COUNTING IS BEING SPENT ON MARS

I’m prolly in a large minority but here’s what I’ve always thought about the “space program.” Goin’ Into Space Everybody’s feelin’ great It’s like a national holiday We’re gazin’ up all weepy-eyed Puffed up to the gills with pride A hundred eighty miles high We’re orbiting across the sky Now I don’t mean To bring … Continue reading