48 years after the hijack… Jack Kennedy’s America is no more
The space shuttle Atlantis over the Bahamas, prior to docking with the International Space Station on NASA's last shuttle flight. Part of a Russian Progress spacecraft, docked to the station, is visible in the upper foreground.
Excerpt from Air Conditioning The US Military Costs More Than NASA’s Entire Budget in the Huffington Post, 22nd June 2011:
It costs $1 billion more than NASA’s budget just to provide air conditioning for temporary tents and housing in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Gizmodo. The total cost of keeping troops cool comes to roughly $20 billion. That figure comes from Steve Anderson, a retired brigadier general who was Gen. Petraeus’ chief logistician in Iraq.
NASA’s total budget is just $19 billion…
The Alternative lost to two generations
Freedom From War The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World (U.S. Department of State 1961)