quote: So are you telling me that you would go on vacation in your house?
quote: Just because he's president
quote: Some people have some very unrealistic expectations for some of our key leadership
quote: Most of it seems to be blocked by the Republican party in Congress.
quote: Imagine having to force yourself to be "perfect" because you're constantly being judged by every newspaper, magazine and tv show. Whatever vacation time he has is the same as other federal employees. Most likely, he doesn't even use most of his vacation time. Just because he's president and you expect a lot of him, doesn't mean he doesn't deserve taking some time off.
quote: people are motivated by success of making money
quote: The government's responsibility is to point the industry in the right direction and subsidize the cost of research.
quote: So relying on individual donation will not work because they won't receive enough funding.
quote: Bro, it's not my belief, it's practically written in stone in government regulations. You can also find it in your micro and macroeconomics books.
quote: All developed countries have academic government offices which try, via committee ,decide which research is needed for the generations ahead. And they always spice it up with "off the rails" research, because thats how progress is done
quote: That's your belief. I could not more strongly disagree.
quote: Cut Duck Penis Research, Not NASA