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Mars Rover inspires wonder … and budget cuts

You couldn’t have missed it. Curiosity — NASA’s $2.5 billion dollar planetary rover that was years in the making — was an awesome demonstration of NASA’s engineering prowess, and a reminder that there are still entire worlds left for mankind to explore. NASA’s ability to captivate the imagination and push what is thought to be… Keep Reading

Unbudgeted leadership in the United States Senate

Depending on your political beat, Congressman Paul Ryan is either a neatly-combed, responsible Midwesterner with some budgetary bravery, or an entitlement-slashing, Ayn Rand-worshiping fiend disguised as a harmless congressional geek. Jekyll and Hyde have apparently arrived on the House floor. I, for one, back the Ryan Budget because it attempts to simplify our tax code,… Keep Reading

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