Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Priorities, priorities. . .

From the Old Grey Lady (login required):

Congress has cut the budget for the National Science Foundation, an engine for research in science and technology, just two years after endorsing a plan to double the amount given to the agency.

Supporters of scientific research, in government and at universities, noted that the cut came as lawmakers earmarked more money for local projects like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and the Punxsutawney Weather Museum in Pennsylvania.

That's the problem with you scientist types out there. You keep coming up with facts that get in the way of our agenda. Now siddownandshaddup.

-- Arne


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