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ToSeek
2002-Apr-25, 08:21 PM
one Congressional candidate has proposed this (http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/xml/story.ssf/html_standard.xsl?/base/news/101949940424601171.xml)

Discussion on slashdot (http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/24/1732257.shtml?tid=133)

Azpod
2002-Apr-25, 09:18 PM
On 2002-04-25 16:21, ToSeek wrote:
one Congressional candidate has proposed this (http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/xml/story.ssf/html_standard.xsl?/base/news/101949940424601171.xml)

Discussion on slashdot (http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/24/1732257.shtml?tid=133)



*laugh* I have to admit, that is the most novel way of funding space exploration I have ever heard of! Of all the people who would be the least resistant to an additional tax to fund space exploration, people who buy sci-fi would be the prime target.

But it's not the tax that I found interesting; it was his idea of requiring a consitutional convention whenever we reach 30,000 colonists on any world outside of the Earth. Finally, there's a politican who is capable of looking beyond getting the next election cycle.