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April 27th, 2005

Congress must increase science budget

Abstract:
Morton Kondracke: President Bush is aggressively fighting two of the biggest threats facing America -- terrorism and the Social Security shortfall -- but he's falling woefully short in addressing the likelihood that the United States will lose its longstanding lead in high technology.

Over a series of years, one alarming report after another has warned that the nation is falling behind in scientific education and discovery and stands to lose jobs as a result. Yet the administration persists in treating basic research as "spending," not investment.

Source:
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