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Shutdown makes US 'less desirable' for science
AFP News ^ | October 2, 2013

Posted on 10/02/2013 4:25:52 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

The US government shutdown puts international science collaboration in peril and could have far-reaching impacts on innovation and research, a top science group said Wednesday.

"If the government shutdown continues for a week or more, it is going to make the United States less desirable as an international research collaborator," said Joanne Carney, director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Office of Government Relations.

"When funding is no longer reliable, many of our research partners may be unable to continue collaborating with us," she said in a statement.

(Excerpt) Read more at france24.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: parasites; science; shutdown
Squealing pigs at the trough.
1 posted on 10/02/2013 4:25:52 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ll LOL with you. Noticed bread was still on the shelf today.


2 posted on 10/02/2013 4:27:25 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“American Association for the Advancement of Science Office of Government Relations”

WTF is that?


3 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:18 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Or, if blocked, http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Ambulamps_de0403_1457732.jpg
4 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:19 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I don’t recall reading that Edison used Government grants for his amazing inventions.


5 posted on 10/02/2013 4:29:39 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Inyo-Mono
And you noticed they outlawed the light bulb, right??

"Be a shame if anything happened to that invention of yours....."

6 posted on 10/02/2013 4:30:26 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If "science" is "consensus," then good riddance.
7 posted on 10/02/2013 4:32:29 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Just hilarious reading all of these frenzied stories ONE DAY into the “shutdown.” Whatta buncha drama queens!


8 posted on 10/02/2013 4:33:04 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Then Move!


9 posted on 10/02/2013 4:39:24 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

bs


10 posted on 10/02/2013 4:39:26 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
...said Joanne Carney, director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Office of Government Relations.

Now there's a job title. And a purely objective view.

It's far worse than that. The Republican government shutdown will make the entire country less attractive for blood-sucking bureaucratic parasites the world over. Think of the damage to five-star hotels and exclusive restaurants! The humanity!!

11 posted on 10/02/2013 4:44:06 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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I appreciate the volume of complaints on the shutdown — anecdotes to why the govt should NOT be involved in health care.

Up to this point, the govt can be shutdown; however, what would happen if govt had a stranglehold on the health care process?

The lovely Senator Landrieu recently expressed great concern for those that would be affected by the shutdown. Our friend from LA indicated that federally provided flood insurance and related services would not be available if the shutdown was to go into effect — the shutdown would cause great risk and adversity for those that depend on the insurance. Image that. Imagine if everyone’s health care depended on the govt. What then?


12 posted on 10/02/2013 4:49:37 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: EEGator

“American Association for the Advancement of Science Office of Government Relations”

WTF is that?

Probably one of obamaramadingdongs “special” groups used to spend American Taxpayer money to make muzzies feel good about themselves and scientific achievements they never made.


13 posted on 10/02/2013 4:49:38 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Exactly the kind of clotted, overwrought rhetoric that follows any and every move by Republicans which comes up against any and every Obama policy—the words of a subsidized hack with serious Administration ties searching for stories about how catastrophic the shutdown (they hope, they hope!) will prove to be. Good thing for them they were able to find some kids with cancer they can point to to make their point.
Anything happens to them, and believe me, it will be exploited six ways to Sunday.


14 posted on 10/02/2013 4:52:02 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Oh yeah. Science has ground to a halt in my lab. /s


15 posted on 10/02/2013 4:54:11 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, bye.


16 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:27 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd

If GloBULL warming is settled “science”, then it’s a good thing.


17 posted on 10/02/2013 5:02:50 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Most of the objective science in the post modern era occurs in private labs. The government only funds political science.


18 posted on 10/02/2013 5:18:44 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah, all those scientists are just going to race to the “developed” countries like Greece, or Spain, or Kenya, or China. Uh huh.


19 posted on 10/02/2013 5:19:42 PM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"If the government shutdown continues for a week or more, it is going to make the United States less desirable as an international research collaborator," said Joanne Carney, director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Office of Government Relations.

She blinded me with


20 posted on 10/02/2013 5:27:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Glow-bull warming did that.

It’s pretty much a joke around those who actually understand physics.


21 posted on 10/02/2013 5:40:19 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Shutdown makes US 'less desirable' for science

Like the bogus "climate science" for example?
The pigs are worried about their "grant" gravy train.

22 posted on 10/02/2013 5:44:18 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They must be getting money for putting more words in your title.


23 posted on 10/02/2013 5:57:00 PM PDT by ully2
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To: Mastador1
She'll probably make a lateral move to Director of the Ministry of Silly Walks. NASA has a muzzie feelings monopoly.
24 posted on 10/02/2013 7:43:55 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

science cannot “function” without tax dollars???


25 posted on 10/07/2013 7:37:03 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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