Kill it with Fire.
Fracking has been going on for nearly 50 years.
But now...NOW, it's causing earthquakes.
So a program used by a program used by researchers in some other program which you think is essential is being cut.
With that reasoning you should be all for tripling the defense budget since most technology comes from research that supports it in some way.
It was probably suggest by HR, which we all know is populated by people of undetermined gender and questionable intelligence.
How many years would it take to make someone consider leaving it the fuck alone?
The Democrats will want to grant them suffrage.
The right to fling poo, no doubt.
Don't be surprised to see some asshole, somewhere in government, declare that it should be illegal to repair your own car without "training", let alone build one.
And they can do it through existing regulations I bet...in order to regulate CO2, all vehicles must have these controls implemented in an approved devices, which are only available for $2000, unless you build at least 100,000 cars a year, then they are $12.87.
A simple transport to the moon and back would be a nice start. Loft your payload, transfer it, and off you go.
Some kind of crime movie with car chases, explosions and machine guns!
Bad Boyz 7, or whichever.
Now all we need to do is build a real ship, not just some sardine can coasting in circles or a one and done chemical rocket/capsule.
What would it take to build something that you can point in a direction and go, come back, repeat?
The real irony is that his neighbors would probably be the first ones to support a tax and confiscating someone's land for low income housing
This isn't from the Onion?
Everything can be outsourced. Non-sequitur.
No, the argument is that people will do what people do, which is increase their expenses as their income increases.
When they have to cut back, they won't, and instead end up on the six o'clock news whining that it's so unfair and that they should get to keep the house they can no longer afford. We've seen this before.