Why does Rep. Maxine Waters get to call for “confrontation” in case the verdict in the George Floyd case doesn’t go the way she wants? Shouldn’t she be named and shamed? Or is that just to be left to liberal reporters who get to pick and choose who’s named and shamed? And here’s one for you: Why aren’t Fauci et. al. naming and shaming the Americans who won’t get the vaccine? Give a listen.

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  1. FredGoodhue Coolidge
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    I love space.¬† That’s one of the few things the federal government should spend more money on.

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  2. OccupantCDN Coolidge
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    The concerns over bio-contamination of other planets does not come from science fiction. NASA is genuinely concerned about it – probes to other planets are aggressively sterilized before they’re packaged up for launch.

    This is also one reason NASA is against sending manned missions to mars. Once people have lived there for an extended while contamination of the site is inevitable.

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  3. Julia1492 Member
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    I for one would be just fine never hearing about Covid and vaccines and vaccine rates and vaccine science and vaccine vaccine vaccine. Kinda sick of it.

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  4. Aaron Parmelee Member
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    You can bet the Soviets did not sterilize their landing craft. Most likely scenario is the Mars is a rock at this point. More sterile than the craft that we labor to clean.

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  5. OccupantCDN Coolidge
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    Aaron Parmelee (View Comment):

    You can bet the Soviets did not sterilize their landing craft. Most likely scenario is the Mars is a rock at this point. More sterile than the craft that we labor to clean.

    COSPAR (the Committee on Space Research) set up in article ix of the outer space treaty required that they do. The Soviets cared about their reputation – particularly with scientists, so I think that they did – but about as well as they did everything else.

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