Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell and Gene Cernan Say Obama Is Killing Space Program
    By Hank Campbell | May 25th 2011 08:03 PM | 2 comments | Print | E-mail | Track Comments


    Consider that more and more Americans are having serious doubts about the validity of NASA. And that unlike those men, most Americans do not sit on the corporate boards in the aerospace-military industry. OK sure it would be nice to have Americans riding around in dune buggies and golfing on the moon but that would be rather silly wouldn't it? Our economy is in shambles and millions are out of work and these 'heroes' are whining about not spending billions of tax dollars on unnecessary things? Shame on them! Sorry we don't all have the pay-off that they do.

    We've certainly criticized modern NASA here - the original was a lean organization that farmed out stuff to the private sector, not a self-perpetuating bureaucracy - but Obama isn't representing the American people or saving money when he arbitrarily cancels one program and replaces it with another that has his name on it.   

    It would be like if Nixon canceled the Apollo program because it would make Kennedy famous.