Space Program: Obama’s Strategy To Turn America Into Banana Republic Moving Like Clockwork

It’s official.  The only nation ever to put a man on the moon will become a third world country in the modern space race under the Obama administration.

You can’t deny, however, that such a reality WOULD in fact be “fundamentally transforming America.”  There.  See, Obama DID keep at least one campaign promise!

Obama laid out his policy for future space exploration the other day.  Some feedback from men who – unlike Obama – are actual patriots with an actual clue:

Obama, being sensitive to criticism, scheduled his trip to Florida today to not only shore up support for his NASA cuts but to shine the spotlight away from thousands of Tea Party protests all over the country on this tax day. NASA is one of the many non-entitlement programs that Obama is cutting to finance his socialistic dream.

I interviewed Dick Gordon, command module pilot of Apollo 12 today after the President’s speech. When asked what he thought of the speech he answered, “Not much. The President was long on rhetoric but short on specifics. Wait until the Russians are the only game in town. Their $50 million fee to the space station will escalate.”

Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon was interviewed today by Neil Cavuto after the speech. Cernan stated, “I have concerns about the future of this country. I’m not on board with Obama’s transformation of America. The President’s vision is a vision to nowhere. Nothing has changed today after I heard the President. You can take parts of his glib presentation today and add them up and there is no defiinition, no detail, there’s no real destination, no focus.”

Let’s see: “The President was long on rhetoric but short on specifics.”  Why do the utterly vacuous Obama campaign slogan, “Hope and Change” come to mind?

And: “You can take parts of his glib presentation today and add them up and there is no definition, no detail, there’s no real destination, no focus.”  Well, okay.  No definition.  No detail.  No real destination.  No focus.  But smile, pump your fist, and holler, “Yes, we can!” when you say that.

In Barry Hussein, America decided that it wanted a self-deluded tool whose arrogance was outmatched only by his inexperience.  Yes, we did, and now no, we can’t.

Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan, and Jim Lovell pretty much summed up the entire Obama presidency in the words, “the USA is far too likely to be on a long downhill slide to mediocrity.”

Hope and change!  Yes, we can!

A few details about Obama’s “Dumb now, disaster later” policy:

Armstrong and his colleagues complained that the cancellation would amount to wasting the roughly $10 billion that has been allocated to Constellation over the past five years. “Equally importantly, we will have lost the many years required to re-create the equivalent of what we will have discarded,” they wrote.

Someone said of the result of Obama’s policy for NASA something that is very much like the result of Obama’s tenure in the White House: “the agency of pipe dreams and fairy tales.”

And just in case you think that Obama’s a terrible president, correct yourself: Obama’s a HISTORICALLY terrible president.

Dr Mike Griffin, a former head of NASA, put it this way:

“Only once previously has a US president recommended to the Congress that this nation take a backward step in space. On that occasion, President Nixon cancelled the Apollo programme, a decision which will come to be regarded as one of the most strategically bankrupt decisions in human history. If such a thing is possible, this decision is even worse.”

Let me end by quoting Barack Obama’s handpicked science czar.  Surely Obama’s SCIENCE czar can put Obama’s NASA policy into perspective for us.

We can’t expect to be number one in everything indefinitely.”

YES WE CAN … Oooooops… not.

We certainly can’t expect to be number one in anything for very long under this failure of a president.

From the generation that looked up at the sky and then did the impossible by putting a human being on the moon and bringing him safely home, to the generation that hung their heads down in shame as their president apologized for their country’s former greatness.

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