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    I read where it costs 2.5 Billion Dollars (that's Two and a Half Thousand Million Dollars) to put our latest Rover on Mars.

    After it landed, it took pictures and sent those pictures back to Pasadena, CA.

    Our scientists looked at the pictures and some were quoted as saying, "Looks a lot like Arizona".

    I don't mean to be Picky but I do mean to be Foolish. My silly mind says to itself, "Itself, if they wanted to see what Arizona looked like, they could have bought a Winnebago, drove it over to Arizona, parked it out in the desert, opened up the window and taken all the pictures they wanted for a lot less than Two and a Half Thousand Million Dollars."

    Many times in the past, I have been accused of not seeing the big picture. This just might be one of those times.

    Would I kid u?
    Smartfella
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( April 24th, 2017 @ 7:40 am )
 
Bobby or Tony,
Reminds me of the old one where a guy goes to his Doctor and says, "Doc I think wine, women and song are getting the best of me. I guess I'm going to have to give up singing." (Sounds like something Henny Youngman would have said. If he hadn't, I bet he wished he had.)
( April 24th, 2017 @ 6:31 am )
 
It may be worse. They could have actually taken the pictures of the skateboard in Arizona and invested the rest of the money in wine, women and song.

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