AIP FYI #2: Of Note: Selected Quotations from FYI in 2008

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“The adopted [FY 2008] budget is untenable for our nation, if we are to maintain any hope of providing world leadership in science and technology and remaining economically competitive.” – Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-MI)

“Due to the President’s insistence that we cut over $20 billion from the [FY 2008] budget, these investments fall far short of what House Democrats had provided in earlier House-passed bills, especially in the areas of research and development.” – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

“Trying to understand the laws of nature can be frustrating, but I think most of us here today would agree that it pales in comparison to trying to understand the laws of man.” – NASA Administrator Michael Griffin at an American Astronomical Society meeting


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