Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Some folks are wondering whether Dubya's new space program is worth the money -- initially, at least, an extra $1 billion a year -- especially given the government's current financial straits. Tosh. He's simultaneously working on another "proposal, which would provide at least $1.5 billion for training to help couples develop interpersonal skills that sustain 'healthy marriages.'"

His political staff have been developing this over the past several months, in collaboration with several conservative groups. And given conservatives' general opposition to meddlesome government social spending, particularly when it interferes with peoples' private lives and private choices, you know the expense has to be quite minor not to be a sore point...


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