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America Gives Up
American Thinker, by Stella Paul

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Posted By:magnante, 2/8/2013 7:37:57 AM

The other day, I learned that President Obama has canceled our Mars Rover explorations, along with all other planetary missions. NASA´s science mission chief just quit in disgust, and who can blame him? Apparently, even robots´ lives are too precious for us to risk these days, so America is giving up the thrill of discovering space.(snip)Here´s a quick list of some things we´re giving up these days, with little more than a shrug: Making babies (lowest birth rate since 1920). Saturday mail delivery. The Constitution. Hostess Twinkies (though there´s a ray of hope for them).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sanchin, 2/8/2013 7:43:51 AM     (No. 9165126)

Maybe we can have thread started off this article listing all the Great things America is doing in spite of this adminsitration.

Hmmmm, I got nothing!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/8/2013 7:46:04 AM     (No. 9165131)

We´re all thinking the same thing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: varkdriver, 2/8/2013 8:02:59 AM     (No. 9165157)

I don´t think America has given up so much as the Kenyan Socialist alleged POTUS squatting [and Sasquatching] in the White House has. President Rubio [effective date 20 Jan 2017] will get us cranking again.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 2/8/2013 8:16:29 AM     (No. 9165182)

Well, North Dakota has a booming economy, and it´s the second highest state in oil production now, and it´s keeping at least a small segment of the economy moving...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/8/2013 8:43:37 AM     (No. 9165228)

I watched several astrophysics shows on the science channel the other day,, when they were focusing on our galaxy. The show was well done, I learned some things, and when it ended, I had to wonder how much better the science would have been if we had not sent men to the moon, but instead, sent more unmanned spacecraft, more telescopes, and the like.
I realize the moon landing goal was sexy, and caught the attention and support of low information voters, but still...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/8/2013 8:53:43 AM     (No. 9165253)

Manned space flight was a huge PR gimmick. It´s boring.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/8/2013 8:56:22 AM     (No. 9165266)

Since Obie turned Nasa from a space exploration agency into a happy to glad Muslim outreach, why don´t we just combine them...sending Muslim Extremists to the Sun!

Someone has to reconcile the Global Warming issue, and who better than someone that is ´always HOT about something.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/8/2013 9:01:25 AM     (No. 9165276)

Ms. Paul begins her article with a demonstrably false statement. NASA´s science budget is under stress because of the cost of the James Webb Space Telescope, but to say that all planetary missions have been canceled is simply wrong.

It is true, however, that the morale and direction of NASA under Obama has been in decline.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: M2, 2/8/2013 9:08:01 AM     (No. 9165290)

Way to go, Stella, especially that last zinger.

But really, this isn´t a laughing matter when the man up for SecDef was supported by "Friends of Hamas" and no one in the White House or the Democrat Party seems to CAIR.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/8/2013 10:23:56 AM     (No. 9165496)

I wish they would close down the EPA and the NLRB too.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/8/2013 10:40:37 AM     (No. 9165542)

This article along with the Must Read titled "DHS Insider: Obama’s cyber
warriors & preparing for collapse", make me want to go out in the back pasture and start building a bunker. I have absolutely no optimism about the future of this country and am only glad that I´m 60 years old and may not live long enough to see the worst of what´s coming. But I weep for my daughter and future grand children.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 2/8/2013 11:36:06 AM     (No. 9165650)

I was going to write exactly what #12 said. Unless things decline into persecution and chaos very rapidly, I won´t be around to see the worst of it, and I´m glad. However, the decline of America is in fact coming faster and faster, as fast as Obama and the leftists can work.

Indeed, the cultural decline is already here, and we are assailed with that filth daily. In terms of decency, American culture is upside down, purveyed by the most base and ignorant among us.

Like #12, I grieve for my grandchildren, who really don´t know that our country was once so different. Children kept their innocence for several years, not being assaulted by media sexuality at every turn.

I got tears in my eyes reading this article, as disjointed as it was. Since the November election, I have been deeply depressed. I seldom watch the news, as I can´t stand the tripe even coming from Fox, which did not vet Obama the first time around, but cowered in a corner. And the trend with people like Rove talking against the Tea Party (of which I am one, having marched on Washington with optimistic others) is alarming and disgusting.

Woe is us.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/8/2013 2:09:29 PM     (No. 9165969)

I´m not giving up either. Obama stinks. I propose national Obama Give Up Day. It will follow tax freedom day, which now has passed 365 days, which will require a calendar change to the Obama Calendar - 730 day year.

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