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  •  Air Traffic Control (7+ / 0-)

    Appalachian Regional Commission
    Environmental Protection Agency
    Small Business Administration
    Women’s Business Opportunity Centers
    Small Business Development Centers
    New Markets Venture Capital Program
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
    Community Technology Centers
    Educational Technology State Grants
    ED-related Funding Opportunities
    Improving Teacher Quality State Grants
    Institute of Education Sciences
    Mathematics and Science Partnerships
    National Center for Education Research
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Office of Educational Technology
    Projects With Industry
    Regional Educational Laboratories
    ED SBIR Program
    Technology Innovation Challenge Grants
    Adult training and employment programs
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

    "You can't take sex, booze and weekends away from the American people." John K. Hanson, founder, Winnebago

    by hobie1616 on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 07:23:32 PM PST

    •  Thank you, Thank you... that's great! (1+ / 0-)
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      I Accept as a Call to Action for all Nations to Solve the World's most pressing Problems. ~ Barack Obama

      by tazzz on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 07:28:38 PM PST

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    •  Air traffic control? How about traffic lights? (4+ / 0-)
      • Crosswalks, bike paths, sidewalks, curbs, storm drains
      • Sewage treatment
      • Superfund cleanups
      • Levees, dams, jetties, ports
      • Public schools
      • State university sports teams (probably more of an issue than the 3Rs for some of 'em)
      • Elections, for that matter - those are run by government
      • Weather forecasts
      • Coast Guard rescuing boats in trouble at sea
      • Fire departments
      • 9-1-1 emergency response phone
      • CDC tracking infectious diseases
      • Animal control officers to deal with the likes of rabies loose in the community
      • Velcro - invented for NASA
      • Bridges, tunnels and highways
      • National parks (state parks, city parks, national wildlife refuges, etc.)

      Grab all the joy you can. (exmearden, 8/30/09)

      by Land of Enchantment on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 08:46:27 PM PST

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