NASA, like every other Federal agency, had already cut back on employee travel and training expenses. But the memos will affect NASA’s online, multimedia and social-media public education initiatives. 1
Which is beyond stupid.
Did you know that the Curiosity team won the SXSW Ineractive Award this year? Wow – a government agency that gets the innernetz? So let’s indiscriminately slash their funding. Yeah, that makes sense…
Naturally such a nonsensical move demands an equally nonsensical response: someone started up a
futile We, The People petition.
I expect pretty soon we’ll start seeing news stories about widows and orphans being tossed into the streets due to sequestration.