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  •  Nobody takes Newt Gingrich seriously. (1+ / 0-)
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    I kind of wish they would on that subject, because space is very important, but the reality is that public sector space has only two power constituencies: Spy sat launch and pork.  And pork is a lot easier to dole out quietly if there isn't a great deal of public attention, which is why Congress doesn't want bold, ambitious missions.

    Pour yourself into the future.

    by Troubadour on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 03:42:22 PM PST

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