To the moon…or not

When President Barack Obama last week proposed a freeze on some federal spending, Sen. George LeMieux dismissed it as too little, too late. “Our nation is more than $12 trillion in debt,” he said. “Shame on us if we don’t address the problem head on.”

But when Obama proposed a big cut in the NASA budget Monday, the Republican from Florida — home to the Kennedy Space Center — said the president should look elsewhere for savings.

“I don’t think that makes any sense,” LeMieux said of Obama’s plan.

I’m sure you’re gonna write your Senator a letter telling him we can’t afford to go to the moon, right? 🙂

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One Response to “To the moon…or not”

  1. urstupidnourstupid Says:

    Actually I would but he’s a lame duck. Everything needs to go on the chopping block.

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