Originally Posted by Tombstone RJ
We should be terraforming Mars right now. Can you imagine the unity such an endeavor could bring to the people of the USA? If the US Fed Gov put the resources into coordinating and advancing the colonization of Mars, with industrial complex doing the work (hiring employees, building things, advancing science and profiting from selling the technology on the free market) and providing the resources, the benefit to everyone would be phenominal.
Ah big business doing the work. Soon after unions and then the far left whining about profits. Hell this would probably be a tax free zone. No one pays taxes, becaus eof the hardships.
Nope not happening.