Life-changing government inventions
Federally funded research is behind many of the innovations that affect our lives each day. Here's a look at 10 of the most significant.
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Our Government saw it's importance. Waiting for the private sector to fund things might have meant America being far behind it's Global competition in many fields. So in spite of the waste, be careful what you wish for, it could spell your own demise.
Unless it is military. Then it is 100% incapable of doing anything wrong.
I am 100% correct that the two proceeding 100%s don't add up. So I will go apply for a government job. Because I am 100% incapable of working in corporate America.
I am 100% sure the majority of readers of this post will be incapable of seeing the humor.
Wow... and only two of those inventions could be classed as almost non military in initial use... So what I'm seeing is only DOD projects are worth a darn. And that's the only thing the hippy liberals are willing to cut. None of the other spending helps the populace. Art and music only gives to those who care for art and music, something I don't need to be forcefed thankyou. Let's put the government to work making our lives safer, better, faster, more competitive. And we do this through DOD spending.
NASA was part of the DOD, the Surgeon General came from war too. Like it or not. Defense is the only thing the government can do well that helps the citizens.
Ten World -Changing Inventions you can NOT thank the government for;
09. CSPAN I see Democrat and Republicans both as having
08. Propaganda a part to play in the destruction of this country. We should
07. Acronyms divide our Goverment, and not let them divide us.
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