Isn't Gates up for Defense Secretary, not Press? ;p
They did seem one in the same with Donnie, I'll give you that.
A plausible mistake. The boyfriend pours vodka in a water bottle the mother mistakenly uses it to make the formula. She wouldn't have smelt it unless she got down close. Still, she needs to stop shacking up with the creep and get her tubes tied.
Tastes like mommy's kisses.
RE: homeless deaths ... that figure is only the number of homeless deaths that the Medical Examiner's office had to deal with. The actual total number can only be guessed at. But it's considered an accurate marker of whether those death tolls are up, and they are.
Ahh. With your correction, my post makes no sense. I know this-is-just-a-blog, but it would be nice to indicate corrections.
Let's see, no proposed change in NASA's budget, and a plan that takes advantage of solar power. I'm not clear here, are you pro-moon-bases-in-18-years, or anti-moon-bases-in-18-years, because you sure do a good job of presenting something that reads positive as a negative.
sorry, golob, I made a typo and then changed it. This clears your name: I'm an idiot, not you.
Don't be dissin' on da' moon base.
$17B a year represents a measely 0.17% of the annual federal budget, not even comparable to the $350B we've already spent on the "War On Terror" (which, at the current burn rate of about $200M PER DAY means the Iraq/Afghan war and related expenditures eat up the equivalent of NASA's annual budget every three months!).
And for all that, we don't even get a frackin' moon base!
Isn't the problem with the Moon base to Mars is that it strips money away from NASA's other scientific missions?
Like, say, experiments on Climate change, right BC?
Technically, there may be some truth to that Golob, although the bulk of the funding is going to come from expense recovery as the shuttle fleet is mustered out starting in 2010, and the operational costs are transfered to development and production of the Orion CEV and lunar lander, then on to other hardware elements required to assemble and maintain a lunar base.
The real problem of course, is that the White House (surprise, surprise) hasn't requested any additional funding for NASA in the 2008 & beyond budget cycles, leaving them to rely on offsets from the drawdown of the shuttle program to fund the new initiatives, and as a result Director Golden has been forced to cannibalize several non-human space flight programs to ensure there's enough money available to fund shrub's "unfunded mandate".
Er sorry, that should be "Director Griffin" - wishful nostalgia on my part.
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