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  •  We have 1000s of university based researchers (2+ / 0-)
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    Who are more effective, more efficient, do not have to pay 250% overhead, and are not tied to nuclear weapons programs.

    The invasion of Iraq was a war crime, a crime against humanity, and a crime against civilization. Prosecute the crime.

    by Positronicus on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 07:00:45 PM PDT

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    •  And have just as much (1+ / 0-)
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      uncertainty in their funding base and are just as prone to hype to further it.

    •  You won't ever get me to try to defend (2+ / 0-)
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      the system that they've created to manage the National Labs.  The overhead is a travesty, as you've correctly pointed out.  I wish there was some way to change it.  And I sure wouldn't want to work for one of the weapons labs.  But it is also true that the EERE program funds a lot of the University research that you seem to hold in such high esteem.

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