The Eagle Has Landed
Neil Armstrong died about the time that Obama finished gutting NASA. He lived long enough to write a saddened letter about the decline of American space exploration under Obama that everyone in the media did their best not to pay attention to. The letter was also signed by Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon.
We have replaced confidence
with attitude. And the difference between them is the same as the difference
between a civilization and the savages outside. Confidence comes from
competence. Attitude comes from rituals of pride uninformed by achievements.