John is out for today’s COMMENTARY podcast, but the hosts who remain delve into the baffling saga in Cook County, where Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been the beneficiary of what appears to be a two-tiered system of justice. Also, the failure of the Green New Deal vote in the Senate, and America’s triumphant return to the moon.

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  1. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    The advantage of going to the moon, is that it gives you the booster that makes going to Mars possible. The Saturn V for example was capable of throwing 50 tones to the moon, and maybe 45 tones to Mars. (by comparison the Mars Science Laboratory aka Curiosity is the heaviest object to land on Mars at 900kg)

    Also going to the moon is important to the Mars program, because it keeps launch rates up. Launch windows to mars are only available every 26 months. In the off years, the moon program would use the boosters that would otherwise be used for a Mars mission for more lunar missions.

    Lets say, that you can order 5 boosters per year, 3 would be used for each Mars mission, leaving 2 spares for lunar missions or other heavy lift programs. In a year without a Mars launch window, all 5 would be used for lunar missions.


    The justice department should absolutely be looking into Chicago politics. Its long been known to be the most corrupted city in the states, and should be cracked down on. They should rename a federal prison, to Chicago political retirement home. I am surprised that the entire democratic party isnt subjected to a RICO investigation.

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    • March 29, 2019, at 12:17 AM PST
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