Or, perhaps, the doctors thought Dr. Dan wasn’t serious in trying to correct America’s careening into the fiscal abyss.
Whatever the case, on Thursday, when the House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education held a hearing on Social, Behavioral and Economic Science Research: Oversight of the Need for Federal Investments and Priorities for Funding on the importance of funding things as *important* as a grant to study Engineering and Social Justice Research and Education of Inter-Measurable[sic?] Fields of Practice, the PhD’s found themselves having to learn a basic fact: We’re broke.
[You’ll want to watch this to the very end…]
In a pathetically amusing sort of way, this exchange is sort of like watching two 11-year olds with “unrealistic expectations” arguing why cell phones are an “investment,” despite the fact there’s not enough money to put food on the table.
Thanks, Congressman Dan, for doing a yeoman’s job!
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” Thomas Paine, December 23, 1776
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