Thursday, February 5, 2009

Who Needs Research Funding?

Did anybody else notice that almost all of the targeted cuts in the stimulus package involve research funding?

3 comments:

Rachel said...

An awful lot of DC policy folks a sure they already have all the answers, so why bother with research??

Roger Sweeny said...

I think you read too much into a sketchy story. Especially since the bill is supposed to be "stimulus"--quickly spent money--not something long-term.

http://tierneylab.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/06/physics-vs-medicine-in-stimulus-bill/

Corey Bunje Bower said...

I wasn't declaring the end of the world -- I just found it interesting.