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Lol. A manned permanent outpost on another planetary body? I'd say that's quite something. We should have had one twenty years ago if it weren't for all those fucking entitlements. Kennedy started the Space Race, Johnson ended it with the War on Poverty - it just took a little while to die. I'd happily give up $100 billion in mixed spending (50/50 defense/entitlements) to get back into the race back to the moon. Perhaps China can inspire Washington - but it seems doubtful when priorities are so fucked.Utterly pointless in the grand scheme of things.
A big shame.