Fun_People Archive
27 Feb
The War vs. the Race -- 16 to 13.5

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 97 16:35:02 -0800
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Subject: The War vs. the Race -- 16 to 13.5


Item one:	Excerpted-from: aol's online news service

    (Washington, DC, February 6) -- As a reward for spending less while
doing more, for reforming operations, streamlining and privatizing programs,
and dramatically enhancing performance, President Clinton's Administration
today proposed cutting NASA's budget for the sixth year, reducing spending
from $14 billion (current spending in 1998 dollars) to $13.5 billion.

Item two:	Excerpted-from: an article by Sandra Sobieraj

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 25) - President Clinton outlined a massive, $16 billion
anti-drug strategy today amid signs that his administration would give Mexico
a slap on the wrist for its government's ties to drug traffickers.
(c) The Associated Press

    When did the war on drugs overtake the race to the stars?
Evidently, 'Just say no' applies to satellites and people equally well....

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