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update satellite technology

NASA and agencies like NESDIS continue to get fleeced by unscrupulous satellite builders. They pay hundreds of millions of dollars to have custom designed discrete-logic circuits built in 1970's style, when better, more reliable commercial integrated circuits could be used for mere thousands of dollars. These thieves rely on the public ignorance of electronics to pull off these scams, but it is time to set up a technologically... more »

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Pork Woes

I have at times been through large portions of previous years budgets, and one thing that keeps cropping up that we keep paying for are studies regarding the flatulence of cows. I heard about it this year. You may laugh, because how serious to the budget can it be? Well, study it enough times just to satisfy someone's curiosity and it might add up to quite a bit. There are a lot of pork items in the budget, hidden... more »

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Make "No more pork" the law!

Each bill should stand on its own merits. If something is worth spending taxpayer money on, then it should stand by itself to be examined. Adding pork to get a Congressman's or Senator's vote is dishonest, morally bankrupt, and disgusting, and not to mention it drives up the cost of government, adds unnecessary items that must be paid for, and wastes our tax dollars. STOP the pork! NO MORE ADDING unrelated additions... more »

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