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NASA Chief: Next Frontier Better Relations With Muslim World
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Posted on 07/05/2010 12:52:08 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

NASA Chief: Next Frontier Better Relations With Muslim World

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his "foremost" mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world. fox news

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his "foremost" mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.

Though international diplomacy would seem well outside NASA's orbit, Bolden said in an interview with Al Jazeera that strengthening those ties was among the top tasks President Obama assigned him. He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel.

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1 posted on 07/05/2010 12:52:13 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

In that case it’s time to Sunset NASA. If that’s their number one priority we don’t need em.


2 posted on 07/05/2010 12:54:43 PM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: Sub-Driver

The new Camels In Space program. Nice. We really needed one of those.


3 posted on 07/05/2010 12:55:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Holder needs to resign! Now!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel.”

I believe this is code — that their objective is to kill us all.

Death - the ultimate advanced space travel.


4 posted on 07/05/2010 12:55:59 PM PDT by i_dont_chat ("The Jihadists are coming!" "The Jihadists are coming!")
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To: Sub-Driver

And all along I thought the mission was to boldly go where no man had gone before.


5 posted on 07/05/2010 12:57:18 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Sub-Driver

All records for “stupid comment of the week” summarily obliterated.


6 posted on 07/05/2010 12:57:24 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder ("No longer can we make no mistake for too long". Barack d****it 0bama, 2009, 2010, 2011.)
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To: Sub-Driver

When did NASA become the Department of State or the People to People Program?

What utter nonsense.

Is the Argon National Labs now doing Community Organizing in Chicago?

(I do realize that under Clinton, Bill Richardon’s Los Alamos National Labs served as the welcome wagon for distributing our secretes to China.)


7 posted on 07/05/2010 12:57:52 PM PDT by rod1
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To: Sub-Driver

the proper response is to “get your head out of uranus”.


8 posted on 07/05/2010 12:58:33 PM PDT by laxcoach (Government is greedy. Taxpayers who want their own money are not greedy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

You can’t improve relations with the Muslim world unless you become a Muslim. Even then, you may be the “wrong” kind of Muslim and they’ll kill you anyway. NASA has been given a suicide mission.


9 posted on 07/05/2010 12:59:13 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Yeah, so we relation them all to outer space? I'll go with that.

Anyone here ever read the story, The Marching Idiots?

It would match this situation up perfectly.

10 posted on 07/05/2010 1:00:45 PM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: kalee
And all along I thought the mission was to boldly go where no man had gone before.

Now that all the goats have been boldly "gone into," they're looking for new things.

11 posted on 07/05/2010 1:01:33 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“When I became the NASA administrator — or before I became the NASA administrator — he charged me with three things. One was he wanted me to help re-inspire children to want to get into science and math, he wanted me to expand our international relationships, and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering,” Bolden said in the interview.

Sure sounds like what the head of the space agency should be up to.


12 posted on 07/05/2010 1:01:59 PM PDT by edge10 (Obama lied, babies died!)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is one of those things you read and think the next morning was a bizarre dream... WTF????


13 posted on 07/05/2010 1:01:59 PM PDT by CurlyBill (1-20-13 can't get here fast enough!)
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To: Sub-Driver

>>NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his “foremost” mission as the head of America’s space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.

In the word’s of Nancy Pelosi: “Are you SERIOUS?!?”

>>He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel.

How does that work, exactly, Mr NASA Man? What advanced technologies have the muslims invented...um...EVER? (Yes. Arabs invented a lot of mathematics, but that was long before they MoHamEd showed up.)

Are the muslims the reason why we aren’t going back to moon? After all, Allah was the pagan moon god long before MoHamEd wrote a novel about him. Maybe they don’t want us walking around on Allah’s face.

Just...damn!


14 posted on 07/05/2010 1:03:19 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Obama is like a rocket scientist....who's trying to do brain surgery with a hammer.)
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To: Cold Heat

There is no science fiction or fiction story I’ve
read that has prepared me for where the USA is now,
and the direction along, and velocity at which,
it is traveling to its inevitable destruction.


15 posted on 07/05/2010 1:03:51 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Sub-Driver

I realize that this is an interview with Al Jazeera so it is basically a throw-away for it’s intended audience. That being said, NASA was chartered for the advancement of Science and Technology and it is a reflection of the thrust of this Administration that the senior bureaucrat would utter such a fatuous statement at the time of our 234 national birthday. BLECKKKK!


16 posted on 07/05/2010 1:03:59 PM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: Sub-Driver
NASA =

17 posted on 07/05/2010 1:05:22 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Sub-Driver

18 posted on 07/05/2010 1:05:35 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: Sub-Driver

Huh?


19 posted on 07/05/2010 1:07:05 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Going into a voting booth as dumb as a wooden post has consequences !


20 posted on 07/05/2010 1:07:16 PM PDT by Reily
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To: Sub-Driver

This is such a blindingly stupid remark I question whether anything else could best it...


21 posted on 07/05/2010 1:09:21 PM PDT by Czar (NRA Life Member)
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To: Diogenesis

>>There is no science fiction or fiction story I’ve
read that has prepared me for where the USA is now,
and the direction along, and velocity at which,
it is traveling to its inevitable destruction.

Read Tom Kratman, Michael Z Williamson, and John Ringo. They know where we’re going and their sci-fi is full of the consequences of our current trend towards stupidity and self-annihilation.


22 posted on 07/05/2010 1:10:48 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Obama is like a rocket scientist....who's trying to do brain surgery with a hammer.)
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To: Bryanw92; Diogenesis

thank you. thank you. thank you.

methinks conservatives will soon be rounded up like
prawn in district 9.


23 posted on 07/05/2010 1:13:20 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Sub-Driver

Fire Bolden.


24 posted on 07/05/2010 1:13:32 PM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: Reily

>>Going into a voting booth as dumb as a wooden post has consequences !

Correction: Letting people go into a voting booth as dumb as a wooden post has consequences ! I know plenty of liberal idiots (redundant..I know) that still say “What did NASA ever do for me?” and when I can stand in one place and point to a half dozen items that we got from the space program, they still just shrug their shoulders and say, “That would have been invented anyway.”

You just can’t fix stupid.


25 posted on 07/05/2010 1:14:26 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Obama is like a rocket scientist....who's trying to do brain surgery with a hammer.)
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To: Diogenesis
It's been many years since I read MI, and it's just a short story. It talks about the gradual submergence into a social welfare state and it devolved into a planet where everyone was totally stupid and lacked any remaining self motivation.

A man figured out a idea to save the society but he had to kill it to save it. He devised a fake relocation scheme to Venus where new lives and futures could be yours for next to nothing and then sent fake correspondence from families on Venus to the relatives and friends of those who were waiting to see what it was really like.

You see the real kicker was that every space ship loaded down with stupid government shills was not capable of reaching Venus, and in fact sometimes never made orbit. The ship and all aboard were destroyed shortly after launch.

In the end, IIRC, they reduced the planet's population by some 80% or so and started over.

26 posted on 07/05/2010 1:14:26 PM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: Sub-Driver

This is one of the craziest statements I have ever heard from a public official, and that is saying a lot. If the Hildabeast had said it of the State Department, that would still be deplorable, but at least comprehensible given State’s area of responsibility.

A suggestion: (As always) FOLLOW THE MONEY TRAIL!

One possibility: Some Soddy prince has offered billions for spaceflight if NASA can somehow join various media and academic entities in selling Israel down the river.

Practically every university in the western world, and a high percentage of individual professors, are essentially on the take from rich Muslims. Only a fool would believe this has no effect on their actions and positions.


27 posted on 07/05/2010 1:15:12 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (C)
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To: Sub-Driver

Crazy, just SIMPLY CRAZY!


28 posted on 07/05/2010 1:16:11 PM PDT by Biggirl (AZ Is DOING THE JOB The Feds Should Be Doing, ENFORCING The Southern Border! =^..^=)
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To: Diogenesis

No science fiction story, but...

history is full of similar (or nearly identical) tales of the last days of great nations

grab some history books, and you’ll see that this has all happened before


29 posted on 07/05/2010 1:19:16 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Sub-Driver

3 Seemingly meaningless letters come to mind....wtf?


30 posted on 07/05/2010 1:20:45 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: warchild9
Yup.....

Rome!

31 posted on 07/05/2010 1:21:20 PM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: rod1

Now we know why NASA has so much trouble “getting it up”. Talk about skewed priorities!!


32 posted on 07/05/2010 1:21:58 PM PDT by dools007
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To: edge10
"...to help [Muslim nations] feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering ..."

What "contributions"? Those contributions were made by Arabic cultures long before Islam even existed. Muhammed wasn't even born until 600 years after the birth of Christ. I think the Arabic cultures' profound contributions to math and science were done even before the Birth of Christ, let alone the birth of Momammed.

The claim that Islam "contributed" in any way to profound math and science knowledge that came out of ancient Arabian civilization is a lie, a pure falsehood.

Islam is evil, I am beginning to think more and more, and its followers are misguided at best.

33 posted on 07/05/2010 1:23:16 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Sub-Driver

I just saw this and about to post it.

This is SOOOOOO upsetting on many levels.

WHat our enemies do NOT have they will get through sharing our technology with our ENEMIES. We are LEVELING out ANY competitive KNOWLEDGE we have.

Can you imagine, what our ENEMIES will do when they have ORBITAL ROCKET TECHNOLOGY? They will be ABLE to attach a NUKE and have it hit anywhere on EARTH!

THINK ABOUT IT!

Our ENEMIES having this kind of KNOWLEDGE!

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He said the United States is not going to travel beyond low-Earth orbit on its own and that no country is going to make it to Mars without international help.

Bolden has faced criticism this year for overseeing the cancellation of the agency’s Constellation program, which was building new rockets and spaceships capable of returning astronauts to the moon. Stressing the importance of international cooperation in future missions, Bolden told Al Jazeera that the moon, Mars and asteroids are still planned destinations for NASA.


34 posted on 07/05/2010 1:23:44 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Cold Heat

goes back even further

babylonia, several pre-Christian dynasties in China, etc.

the fact is that people don’t change, only the names


35 posted on 07/05/2010 1:25:38 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Bryanw92

>>NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his “foremost” mission as the head of America’s space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.

I am 100% sure we are too stupid to survive now. Charles Bolden has convinced me.


36 posted on 07/05/2010 1:27:57 PM PDT by lookout88 (.combat officer's dad,)
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To: Bryanw92
“........“What did NASA ever do for me?”...........”

I have seen on this forum FrINOs (~Freepers In Name Only) make that same statement. Which used to prompt me to waste a lot of bandwidth pointing out all the spin-offs of the space program (like the integrated circuit technology that produced a computer which allows them to state that NASA did nothing for them!)

Though I will say that present day NASA almost borders on irrelevance thanks to decades of Congress thinking its nothing more then a “jobs program”.Now Obama’s new “directives” with probably be the last straw that will truly make it useless.

37 posted on 07/05/2010 1:28:51 PM PDT by Reily
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To: warchild9

38 posted on 07/05/2010 1:28:55 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Czar
Can you even begin to imagine what our ENEMIES, Muslims will do when they have the technological capability to ARM a orbital space rocket with nukes, biological germs etc. and have it target anywhere on earth?

THIS is what will develop from this kind of partnership!

Obama is obsessed with our ENEMIES and leveling us down economically and now sharing our KNOWLEDGE with our enemies.

Obama gets list of top Muslim Americans
Denver Post Wire Report
Posted: 03/27/2009 12:30:00 AM MDT
Updated: 03/27/2009 12:58:19 AM MDT

http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_12006596

More here:

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Obama seeks Muslims for White House posts
45 Ivy League grads, Fortune 500 execs,government officials submitted for look


Posted: March 28, 2009
11:55 pm Eastern

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=93251

Most recently, THIS caught my attention:

Shariah-Compliant Finance Advisor Picked by Obama as White House Fellow
by Zombie
Pajamas Media
June 25, 2010

On Tuesday, President Obama announced the appointment of this year’s “White House Fellows,” a prestigious program in which outstanding Americans are chosen to work in the White House and receive “first hand, high-level experience with the workings of the Federal government.” According to a White House Press release, one of this year’s Fellows is a young lawyer named Samar Ali:

Samar Ali is an Associate with the firm Hogan Lovells US LLP. She is responsible for counseling clients on mergers & acquisitions, cross-border transactions, Shari’a compliant transactions, project finance, and international business matters.

Left out of the press release is that she also previously worked as an intern and received training at the Islamic International Arab Bank; according to her staff bio at the Hogan Lovells law firm,

Samar’s experience includes advising a Middle Eastern university in the potential establishment of a Foreign Aid Conventional and Shari’ah Compliant Student Loan Program. … Before joining Hogan & Hartson, Samar worked as a summer associate for the firm and as a legal intern for the Islamic International Arab Bank.

Read the complete original version of this item...

http://www.islamist-watch.org/4300/shariah-compliant-finance-advisor-picked-by-obama

One state is preparing itself against Shariah Law

Oklahoma Lawmakers Resist Using Sharia (Islamic law) in Court | Print | E-mail

Written by Bruce Walker
Wednesday, 09 June 2010 16:10

Oklahoma lawmakers are supporting an amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would prohibit state courts from relying upon Sharia (Islamic law) or international law in deciding cases.

House Joint Resolution 1056 would place the issue before Oklahoma voters in November. This resolution, nicknamed “Save Our State,” has been proposed because of a rising concern with courts citing non-American sources as legal authority. Sharia, in particular, poses a threat to traditional American values. Honor killings and similar crimes are seeping into our nation, with justification under traditional Islamic law an increasingly common concern..

...

http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/usnews/politics/3751-oklahoma-lawmakers-resist-using-sharia-in-court

39 posted on 07/05/2010 1:29:34 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: edge10

if we consider that the inexhaustible list of stoopids pouring forth from the Obama admin. is simply what they WANT us to know about, we should be terrified about all that happens behind the scenes every day and week


40 posted on 07/05/2010 1:30:14 PM PDT by Enchante ("The great enemy of clear language is insincerity." -- George Orwell --)
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To: Bryanw92
If there was any doubt that obama has allegiance to the Muslim world and not America, this settles it. To give Muslim terrorist nations access to advance technology that will be used against us is treason.
41 posted on 07/05/2010 1:30:32 PM PDT by omegadawn (qualified)
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To: warchild9
...grab some history books, and you’ll see that this has all happened before ...

Our Divine instruction manual said it thousands of years ago in Ecclesiastes: "There is nothing new under the sun."

42 posted on 07/05/2010 1:30:47 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Diogenesis
#38 Oh, sh**!

Obama wants to rule the world of space technology. There is way too much coincidence between his running logo and the new space logo.

43 posted on 07/05/2010 1:32:01 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Finny

I was going to include that quote but i figured someone else would want to


44 posted on 07/05/2010 1:34:43 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Sub-Driver
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his "foremost" mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world.

Fire him. Immediately, if not sooner.

From NASA itself:

NASA Mission Statement

Which is admittedly a little loopy, lacking any real meat to it. Further, NASA's vision statement is:

NASA Vision
To understand and protect our home planet, To explore the Universe and search for life, and To inspire the next generation of explorers... as only NASA can.

No where in even these wildly broad statements is there anything even remotely related to taking over the State Department's job, and they shouldn't. How about reaching out to the technical and scientific communities. You know, something related to your field NASA? Oh, that's right, Islam is all about old-school, old-world, anti-technology.

45 posted on 07/05/2010 1:34:47 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: Sub-Driver

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“When I became the NASA administrator — or before I became the NASA administrator — he charged me with three things. One was he wanted me to help re-inspire children to want to get into science and math, he wanted me to expand our international relationships, and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering,” Bolden said in the interview. “

Yes, our ENEMIES do FEEL GOOD with Obama destroying America.


46 posted on 07/05/2010 1:35:20 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: warchild9
I agree...

I have often agreed with the concept the history repeats in a endless loop. Only the scale and detail changes a bit, but the end results are the same.

What is interesting is that societies devolve and destroy themselves no matter what form their central government or leadership takes.

The root issue is the Human component and humans always study history for a guide to the future, not taking into account the failures. (Idealism)

One could get very depressed just thinking about this.

47 posted on 07/05/2010 1:35:20 PM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: Diogenesis
The Marching Morons by Cyril Kornbluth.

"The story is set hundreds of years in the future: the date is 7-B-936. John Barlow, a man from the past put into suspended animation by a freak accident involving a dental drill and anesthesia, is revived in this future. The world seems mad to Barlow until Tinny-Peete explains the Problem of Population: Due to a combination of intelligent people not having children and excessive breeding by less intelligent people, the world is full of morons, with the exception of an elite few who work slavishly to keep order. Barlow, who was a shrewd con man in his day, has a solution to sell to the elite."

48 posted on 07/05/2010 1:35:40 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (C)
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To: Diogenesis

someone needs to comment on nasa’s cable tv show with its oh-so-carefully racially mixed announcers (minus white males for the most part) mostly discussing things other than space. very aff. action


49 posted on 07/05/2010 1:36:35 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Cold Heat

“One could get very depressed just thinking about this.”

Yes...it keeps getting worse and worse with our black Muslim, Obama ... leading our country to ruin.


50 posted on 07/05/2010 1:37:06 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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