Obama says cuts means US could lose years of research

Apr 29, 2013

President Barack Obama says the U.S. could lose years of scientific research as a result of automatic spending cuts that have hit federal agencies.

He says instead of racing ahead to the next cutting edge, American scientists are wondering whether they'll be able to develop any new products at all.

He says the U.S. can't afford to stand still for two or three years.

With Obama's blessing, Congress has already acted to fix flight delays that emerged when were furloughed due to the cuts. But Obama is still pushing a broader plan to replace all the cuts.

Obama spoke at the 150th anniversary of the . He says as long as he's president, the U.S. will continue to invest in science and innovation.

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VENDItardE
2.2 / 5 (10) Apr 29, 2013
more of his typical BS
Sean_W
1.8 / 5 (5) Apr 29, 2013
Obama says...
Take 2 giant steps forward.
geokstr
1.9 / 5 (9) Apr 29, 2013
It's been confirmed by administration employees that Obama is deliberately using the fake "cuts" in the projected rate of increase in government spending to cause maximum inconvenience and harm to the public in order blame Republicans - period. This announcement is to get all the scientists on board in the next campaign, while the number one goal of NASA, as Bolden has confirmed, is still to increase the self-esteem of Muslims worldwide about their vast contributions to civilization.
Grallen
5 / 5 (3) Apr 29, 2013
"It's been confirmed by administration employees"

Sure it has. That's why you totally provided links to legit articles about it that are not on conspiracy sites.
ryggesogn2
2.6 / 5 (5) Apr 29, 2013
He's the boss and has been offered the flexibility by Congress to reallocate resources.
But that is NOT what the socialist regime wants. He wants MORE and does not want to have to follow nature's laws of limited resources.
"Obama Rejects Power to Prioritize Sequester Cuts"
http://www.breitb...ter-cuts
ryggesogn2
2.6 / 5 (5) Apr 29, 2013
"With Obama's blessing,..."
What BS!
Congress bypassed Obama with a veto proof majority.
Congress CAN pass laws without the approval of the President.
ryggesogn2
2.6 / 5 (5) Apr 29, 2013
This is Obama's blessing:

"President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but he's prepared to sign the legislation that lawmakers fast-tracked.
Read more at http://www.reagan...qRuhL.99
"
He is the expert at irresponsible governing.
Feldagast
3.4 / 5 (5) Apr 29, 2013
Haven't noticed him cutting back on the vacation spending though.
VendicarE
5 / 5 (2) Apr 30, 2013
RyggTard believes that billions in federal spending can be magically cut without causing people to be fired, or services to be cut.

As always, he is Delusional.

"He's the boss and has been offered the flexibility by Congress to reallocate resources." - RyggTard

I had to laugh when TeaPublican morons like RyggTard demanded immediate cuts to the U.S. federal budget to the tune of 1.6 trillion dollars.

Those cuts would have put 20 million Americans out of work and pushed the U.S. economy into a grand economic depression..

RyggTard is of course mentally ill.
VendicarE
5 / 5 (2) Apr 30, 2013
RyggTard has spent the last 4 years demanding that government spending be reuced.

Now he is mad as hell that government services are being cut back.

"He is the expert at irresponsible governing." - RyggTard

It is a mental illness.

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