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Originally posted by dawnstar
reply to post by jjf3rd77
can you imagine just what the economic impact would be if we all had access to free college level education or free training at a trade school of our choice!!!
right now, the US don't have enough trained machinists and tool and die makers, and other skilled labor that would be needed...
oh, ya, we can import them from other countries, that's right....
Originally posted by Razimus
I liked the moon colony idea the first time I heard it, when it was George W. Bush's idea.
Romney hit the nail on the head in regards to Newt's "idea", it was catering to the Florida vote, which he has done in every state, promise them what he thinks they want to hear.
The hole is however too deep 15T, we need to get out of it before we go to the bank to get a loan on a space-ship, let alone a colony.
It would be nice to drop on by the flying saucer store or have robots erect a nice base for us but the amount it would cost is not possible, it would end up all being bought and owned by China if we were to even attempt such a thing now, think about it.
It would be a moon base with a Chinese flag.