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Thank Government For Something: NASA

Sunday night, NASA’s Curiosity rover completed a ridiculously complicated landing sequence to safely grace the surface of Mars, where it is now beaming back exciting images and other data. I feel like this is a good time to thank our … Continue reading

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Thank Government For Something: United States Geological Survey

A month or two ago I got a book series on The Old West, and I’ve been reading parts from┬áThe Alaskans. For the most part, this history of the settlement and exploration of Alaska highlights the hard-working individualist spirit of … Continue reading

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Thank Government For Something: Interstate Highway System

It’s time for another Friday edition of “Thank Government For Something.” Last month my wife and I spent a lot of time on interstate highways on our way to and from visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park (and National Parks … Continue reading

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Thank Government For Something: National Parks

Previously on Thank Government For Something, I considered the value of the National Weather Service. Here is another edition in that series… Earlier this week we watched a DVD about some of America’s National Parks, highlighting the variety and beauty … Continue reading

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Thank Government For Something: National Weather Service

T.G.I.F. Thank God It’s Friday – or if you prefer the secularized version, Thank Goodness It’s Friday! But what about… Thank Government? It’s always fun to rant and rave about ridiculous government spending or frustrating government regulation, but I thought … Continue reading

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