Ross A. Finlayson wrote:
> Yet, unless one is building things for the
> government ala high-speed low target offset tolerance research testbed
> rockets and thus being paid in the name of that budget, or is otherwise in
> the military, it doesn't do the country any good.
That statement I would qualify. It is certain that the Army Corps of Engineers'
constructs are vital in the water management and other issues of the interior,
and some other military projects benefit society, if only as research and
development that saturates into the private sector.
Research and development spending is the most salient predictor of economic
-- Ross Andrew Finlayson Finlayson Consulting Ross at Tiki-Lounge: http://www.tiki-lounge.com/~raf/
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